Gallery: SOM’s Lattice Roofed Tianjin High Speed Rail Station Blends Se...

The special roof was developed to be economical, lightweight and uniquely efficient with parabolic trusses distributing loads evenly across the surface of the building.

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  1. lazyreader March 1, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Looks more like the eye of a hurricane or Sauron’s eye. Destined to suck away the finances of China’s transportation future.

    The country’s existing rail network is currently being used to capacity by freight most of which is coal and by pushing people on it the fuel will have to be carried by less efficient trucks.

  2. Apostolos February 28, 2011 at 11:00 am


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