National Stadium (Bird's Nest), #Beijing China. World's Largest Steel Structure..

Sports Architecture in Comparison - The Arena and Stadium

An aerial view shows the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, at the Olympic Green in Beijing

Bird’s Nest Facts

An aerial view shows the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, at the Olympic Green in Beijing

I watched a show on the Bird's Nest's construction -- suffice it to say that this is not something that could've been built without some significant software design/fabrication help.

-Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest) -Broke ground December June - Architect- Herzog & de Mueron -Hosted 2008 Summer Olympics - Called Bird's Nest because of the structure's nest like features.

Beijing National Stadium, "Bird's Nest"/ Beijing, China, 2003-7 /  Herzog & de Meuron, ArupSport, China Architectural Design & Research Group,  Ai Weiwei (Artistic consultant)

Rebuilding Architecture

Beijing National Stadium - Herzog & de Meuron, Ai Weiwei - photo by clement guillaume

Beijing National Stadium - Herzog de Meuron, Ai Weiwei - photo by clement guillaume

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