Tuesday, October 10, 2006




The Beijing National Stadium - Bird Nest








Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
ArupSport
CAG
Capacity:100000 (during the games)
80000 (after the games)
Surface:Grass
Construction Cost:$3.5 billion yuan (USD$422 million)


As at 4th Oct 2006

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Blogger Mesothelioma said...

It is going to be interesting. My only complaint though is how does a country that can not feed it's own people spend all of that money on the Olympics. Of course that could probably be said of most Olympic host.

8:14 PM  
Blogger China man said...

Yeah! But then again we are talking about a country that has a foreign reserve close to US$1 trillion! :)

10:48 PM  

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