The end is in sight for work on the Panda Plaza
The panda residence is almost finished. But this is no time to rush things, as now begins the delicate task of fitting the windows. Over the past few days, a team of builders have been using a crane to help them carefully place the large plate-glass windows – up to 3.5 metres high and 33 millimetres thick – into their frames in the Panda Plaza....
Take a seat
The Panda Plaza roof is firmly in place
The scaffolding that has been holding up the roof over the past few weeks has been gradually removed – and the enormous structure is now in place, sitting majestically atop the Panda Plaza with just a few pillars for support. The skylights over the pandas’ two indoor areas are staring up at the sky like two huge eyes, wond...
A collapsible crane
Skylights for a sunny Panda Plaza
Just two weeks after the topping-out ceremony at the Panda Garden, the huge crane is no longer needed. It is now being carted off site – which can only mean one thing: the roof is complete! This week, final sealing work will be carried out to make sure the pandas stay warm and dry even in heavy rainfall.
Review: 4 month construction time of the Panda Garden in just 23 Seconds.
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