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Watercube – Beijing

Posted in Built by Alan Del Olmo on August 28, 2009

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Building: “Watercube” National Aquatics Center
Location: Olympic Park, Beijing, China
Completed: 2008
Architect: PTW
Architect of Record: CCDI
Engineering: ARUP
Client: People’s Government of Beijing Municipality

AE Interests: Skeletal structure resembles biological cells and soap bubbles, clad with ethyl tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE).  `

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Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

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  1. Eleanor Reynolds said, on August 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm

    This has been renovated by the Toronto-based design firm Forrec into a water park.

    See details at Arch Daily:

    http://www.archdaily.com/74902/happy-magic-water-park-forrec/


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