new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white

Beijing National Aquatics Center - The Water Cube - 水立方 - Olympic Venue for the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

Designed by Australia's PTW Architects, The walls are made of 3,500 "bubbles," each one a plastic cushion made from a see-through type of Teflon. The water cube will host Olympic swimming, diving, and synchronized swimming events, as well as water polo finals.


More Amazing Water Cube Photos at




Nationales Schwimmzentrum Peking (German), Centro Acuático Nacional de Pekín (Spanish), Centre national de natation de Pékin (French), Centro Acquatico Nazionale di Pechino (Italian), 北京国家水泳センター (Japanese), 베이징 국가수영장 (Korean),

워터 큐브 (Korean), 베이징 국가수영센터 (Korean), Centro Aquático Nacional de Pequim (Portuguese), Национални центар за водене спортове у Пекингу (Russian), Beijing National Swimming Centre


44 faves
Taken on July 31, 2008