Galaxy SOHO: Architecture in Beijing

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Recently, real estate firm SOHO China unveiled its newest addition to Beijing: the Galaxy SOHO. Rising up above Beijing’s second ring road, the four main buildings look like a cross between eggs and slinkys, and are surprisingly reminiscent of New York City’s Guggenheim Museum. Connected by futuristic walkways and wrapped in sleek, white stripes, standing in the open-air lobby is an otherworldly experience. The brain child of Zaha Hadid Architects, the complex opened to the public amid considerable public interest, excited crowds, and some exotic hairdos. Below are pictures from the event:

Galaxy SOHO: Architecture in Beijing
(Close up of an egg)

Galaxy SOHO: Architecture in Beijing
(The brightly colored ushers)

Galaxy SOHO: Architecture in Beijing
(The rising eggs)

Architecture in China is an area that has recently spawned considerable creativity so if you are an architecture enthusiast, the Middle Kingdom is an excellent place to set your sights.

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