Television Cultural Centre by OMA

Andrew Lih has sent us a set of photos of Office for Metropolitan Architecture's Television Cultural Centre in Beijing, which was destroyed by fire last night (via Dezain).

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The 40-storey building is adjacent to the China Central Television Headquarters (see our earlier story).

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The almost-complete building was due to open this May and contain a hotel, theatre and studios. It was used for the 2008 Olympics but due to open officially later this year.

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The structure was set on fire by stray fireworks fired by revellers celebrating Chinese New Year.

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