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Bird’s Nest – Olympic Park, Beijing, China

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Image source: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Tekla)

Building: Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium
Location: Olympic Park, Beijing, China
Architect: Herzog and de Meuron
Structural Engineer: Arup
Completed 2008

AE interests: complex structural form, built to withstand earthquakes.  Structural steel tube shapes. `

For more information on the Bird’s Nest click here.

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Written by Amanda Hawkins

August 30, 2009 at 5:17 pm

Posted in Built

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