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Top 10The Olympics Legacy

1National Olympic Stadium (Bird’s Nest)

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National Olympic Stadium

Designed by the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with the Chinese artist and architect Ai Weiwei, the National Olympic Stadium has become an architectural icon. Its outer ribbons of structural steel resemble the woven twigs of a bird’s nest as they loop and swirl over the 91,000-seat arena, hence the building’s nickname.

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