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Beijing Planetarium

The intent of the project was to expand and modernize the existing planetarium built in the 1950's.  The project includes 22,000 square meter of floor area, with five stories above ground and two stories underground- total building height of 30 meters. Total construction cost was 300 million RMB and the completion date was in December of 2004. The building program includes- a 250-seat planetarium, a 200-seat 4-D Theater, a 36-seat I-Werk theater, an exhibition space, library, cafeteria, and gift shop, two roof-top observatories, and a research and office facility.

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Status: Built
Location: Beijing, CN