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OLYMPIC ARCHITECTURE: BEIJING 2008
Beijing Institute of Architectural Desig ed.

Birkhauser, 2008
Hardcover
314 pages
325 colour & 132 b+w illustrations
ISBN: 9783764388348

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Olympic Architecture, Beijing 2008 is a comprehensive survey of all the venues for the 29th Olympic Games. It provides detailed insights into the specialized stadium architecture with an abundance of visual material such as bird's-eye views, illustrations of details, plans/elevations/sections, and rendering drawings.

Part One of the volume is an overview written by Ma Guoxin, architectural master and member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Part Two gives descriptions of the individual Olympic venues, including 15 newly-built ones, 14 reconstructed buildings and 6 temporary structures.

 

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