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Beijing Airport

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The largest airport terminal in the world in Beijing is an engineering marvel that nonetheless pays strict adherence to the principles of Chinese feng shui, and marks a new footnote in an age-old tradition of building big. To understand how far that tradition has progressed, architects explore the Todai-ji temple in Nara, designed and built by a Chinese monk, which today remains the world's largest wooden building.

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