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Water Cube

Water CubeNational Aquatics Center in Beijing Olympic Park, one of the iconic buildings of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Commitments during the Olympic swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo match, audience seating 17,000. After the race, swimming, fitness and leisure activities in one of the center will be built with the international advanced level.

"Water Cube" National Stadium "Bird's Nest" are located on both sides of the axis, one round, echoes, constitutes a unique landscape of "People's Olympics". The entire "Water Cube" is divided into four layers, the negative layer game workspace, and second floor of the resort and auditorium, three operating space reserved for venues.

"Water Cube" building structures from the concept of soap bubbles accumulate to create the feeling of the water molecules, each pillow is irregular polyhedron, so the air pillow relying steel architecture also requires a multi-dimensional space dodecahedron or 14 faces, to build the steel structure is the first time in the country and the world.

Skin constituting the "Water Cube" is more than 3,000 the irregular air pillow made ??of ETFE film bubble, a circle 2 meters high fence around the stadium, and dug in the fence a width of 6 m, depth 0.5 m moat. As the air pillow is translucent, the birds will not stay on top, Beijing bus tour to Water Cube The roof air pillow edge of the frame is also equipped with very fine steel wire, to prevent the birds on the air pillow damage. Inside the venue, the audience is only 170 square meters of bubble bar close contact with air pillow, other regions can not touch.

2009 will be held in the the Dream Water Cube - large sound and light water features symphonic concerts - "Dream Water Cube", this concert set lighting, laser, water features, and world music as a whole, super show lineup, dazzling choreography light efficiency, stunning visual effect, become a bright spot of the Olympic venues tourism activities.

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