"Water Cube" - a bubble stadium for the Olympic Games

"Water Cube" - a bubble stadium for the Olympic Games
"Water Cube" - a bubble stadium for the Olympic Games
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Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games
Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games

This Monday in Beijing, the official opening of the National Aquatics Center, better known as the Watercube, took place, a grandiose swimming pool that will host the 2008 Olympic water competition.

Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games
Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games

There is a swimming pool next to the Beijing National Stadium (also known as "Bird's Nest"). The planned area of the building is 62,950 sq. m. At the Olympic Games, the pool will accommodate 17 thousand spectators, and after their end 11 thousand seats will be dismantled. It is planned that after the end of the Olympic Games the National Aquatics Center will remain a popular method for outdoor activities, water sports and swimming.

Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games
Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games

Several companies united in a consortium, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, China State Construction International (Shen-Zhen) Design Co., Ltd, PTW Architects (Australia) and Ove Arup (Australia), had a hand in the creation of the pool.

Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games
Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games

The swimming pool design combines symbolism and the unique structure of water bubbles and will be a worthy addition to the nearby National Stadium. The Aquatic Center meets all the standards of the International Olympic Committee in terms of safety and convenience for fans.

Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games
Water cube - swimming pool for the Olympic Games

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