Beijing National Stadium, ‘The Bird’s Nest’

To earthquake-proof the stadium, the bowl and roof were split into two separate elements and the bowl split into eight zones, each with its own stability system and effectively its own building.



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  • Moving roof of the Beijing National Stadium
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  • Night view of the Beijing International Stadium in China
  • Wide angle image of the Birds Nest and Watercube construction sites