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GKD - The Pearl of Peking: The Chinese National Grand Theatre

5,400 square metres of golden metal mesh façade by GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG make Beijing’s Opera House a splendorous venue for international cultural events.

The building’s colonnades are clad in Xinghai, a special blended mesh with aluminium weft and stainless steel warp anodised in two gold tones. The weft wires of the façade panels were woven together in random colour combinations.

GKD - Gebr. Kufferath AG
Metallweberstraße 46
D-52353 Düren
Tel: +49 (0) 2421/803-0
Fax: +49 (0) 2421/803-227

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