Conceived by Australian-based PTW Architects for the 2008 Olympics, the National Swimming Center in Beijing rises out of the ground, so that spectators and oggling passers-by can get a bit...

Conceived by Australian-based PTW Architects for the 2008 Olympics, the National Swimming Center in Beijing rises out of the ground, so that spectators and oggling passers-by can get a bit of the water-action. The outisde will be coated in a kinda bubble rap. The PTW site describes the idea:

The concept combines the symbolism of the square in Chinese culture and the natural structure of soap bubbles translated into architectural form.

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