Beijing Olympics Buildings, 2008 Guide, Images, China Sports Arena Project, Architect News

Beijing Olympic Games Architecture

Key Chinese Sports Arena & Stadium Developments in the Capital

Beijing Olympics Buildings

Twelve new sports venues for the 2008 Olympic Games, key buildings featured:

Bird’s Nest – National Stadium
Date built: 2008
Design: Arup, Herzog & De Meuron Architekten AG, China Architecture Design & Research Group
Bird's Nest Beijing
photo © Arup_Ben McMillan
Birds Nest Beijing

Water Cube – National Swimming Centre
Date built: 2008
Design: PTW with Arup
Water Cube Beijing
photo © Arup_Ben McMillan
Beijing Olympics 2008 Venue aka National Aquatics Center
ETFE bubble-pattern façade – Architecture Competition win 2003

Beijing Olympic Green Convention Centre
Date built: 2008
Design: RMJM Architects
Beijing Olympic Building
picture from architects
Beijing Olympic Building

Central Chinese Television Tower
Date built: 2008
Design: Rem Koolhaas Architect / OMA
Central China TV
picture from architects
CCTV Beijing

Beijing Olympic TV Transmission Tower
Date built: 2008
Design: Cui Kai Studio
Beijing Transmission Tower
picture from architects
Beijing Olympic Transmission Tower

Beijing Olympics Buildings images / information from various architects

Location: Beijing, China

Architecture in Beijing

Beijing Architecture Designs – chronological list

Beijing Architecture Walking Tours

Contemporary Architecture in Beijing – architectural selection below:

Apple Sanlitun, Chaoyang District
Architects: Foster + Partners
Apple Sanlitun, Beijing store by Foster + Partners
image courtesy of architects
Apple Sanlitun Store
The design is the result of a close collaboration between Apple’s teams and the integrated engineering and design teams at Foster + Partners.

Utter Space Photography Studio
Architects: CUN DESIGN
Utter Space Photography Studio Beijing
Space photography : WANG Ting
Utter Space Photography Studio
Design is not just creation and decoration, but exploring and choosing by heart. With the development of trend and fashion, the media has become more and more diversified in images. Under this background, more photographers of different styles have appeared.

Capital Airport
Design: Foster + Partners
Beijing Airport Building

Beijing Architecture Photos

Bird’s Nest architects : Herzog & De Meuron

More Beijing Architecture projects below:

Beijing Publishing House

Xicui Entertainment Complex Beijing

Beijing Theatre

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Architecture Walking Tours – city walks

Website: Beijing