Donut-shaped convention centre set for China

Plans have surfaced for a donut-shaped convention centre in Yingkou, China by 2DEFINE Architecture and local firm Dalian Urban Planning & Design Institute.

Construction of the building is due for completion in 2014. The first step will be to create a manmade island upon which the centre will sit.

In total, the Yingkou Convention and Exposition Centre will contains 25,000m2 of exhibition space, 5,100m2 of meeting rooms, a 200-seat auditorium and a 900-seat banquet hall.