National Stadium - The Bird's Nest
Before going back to germany, I took some pictures of the unfinished National Stadium, the main Stadium for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Venue: National Stadium;
Location: Olympic Green;
Total land surface (10,000 sq. m.): 25.8;
Functions during the Games: Athletics, Football;
Post-Games use: The Stadium is to stage sports events at national and international levels, as well as cultural and entertaining activities;
Groundbreaking date: Dec. 2003;
Designer: Herzog & DeMeuron (Swiss) and China Architecture Design Institute;
Status quo: Groundwork has been finished. Following work is underway.