The National Stadium

  2007-08-29 08:29:46 GMT    2007-08-29 16:29:46 (Beijing Time)    BOCOG

The National Stadium

A night shot

The National Stadium

The exterior

  Venue: National Stadium;

  Location: Olympic Green;

  Total land surface: 258,000 sq m;

  Seats: 91,000;

  Competitions: Athletics, Football;

  Post-Games use: The Stadium is to stage sports events at national and international levels, as well as cultural and entertaining activities;

  Groundbreaking date: Dec. 2003;

  Designer: Herzog & DeMeuron (Swiss) and China Architecture Design Institute;