Wednesday, August 8, 2007

365 days to go ...

The Beijing Olympic will be held on 080808... which is one year from now. There were a celebration of one year countdown tonite @ Beijing. I missed the live telecast, it should be the good one.

Look at the picture, how beautiful is the Tiananmen square. I missed it as i have a meeting @ 9pm... :-( Anyway, thanks to the technology, i could see it in the web.

Here are some links to know more about how China celebrated the one year countdown of the Beijing Olympic 2008.

1. CCTV9 International : http://intl.2008.cctv.com/01/index.shtml
2. CNN international: http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/08/08/beijing.celebrations/index.html

Couple of main stadium in Beijing Olympic 2008 ... (how impress is the architecture)

Venue: National Stadium
Location: Olympic Green
Total land surface (10,000 sq. m.): 25.8
Seats: 91,000
Functions during the Games: Athletics, Football

Venue: National Aquatics Center
Location: Olympic Green
Total land surface (sq. m.): 65,000-80,000
Seats: 6,000 permanent and 11,000 temporary
Functions during the Games: Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, and Synchronized Swimming

Venue: National Indoor Stadium
Location: Olympic Green
Total land surface (10,000 sq. m.):8.09
Functions during the Games: Artistic Gymnastics, Trampolines, and Handball

Venue: Beijing Shooting Range Hall
Location: Shijingshan District, Beijing
Total land surface (sq. m.): 45,645
Functions during the Games: Qualifications and finals of 11 shooting events, consisting of all 10-meter, 25-meter, and 50-meter range shooting events. The entire shooting sports of the 2008 Paralympic Games will also be held in the venue.

Venue: Wukesong Indoor Stadium
Location: Wukesong Culture and Sports Center
Total land surface (10,000 sq. m.):6.3
Functions during the Games: Basketball

5 comments:

Immanuel a.k.a dalantau said...

Wah, also interested in Olympics hah....the buildings look a bit 'unreal' to me...too sophisticated..and too canggih! but they should have spent billion yuan for that! You going to the olympics or not? :-D

TZ said...

the illustration look a little bit unreal but trust the architect whom designed the building... they are making it happen... BTW, if you happened to drop by Shanghai... you will know what i mean... :-> Way better than boleh-land.

winniethepooh said...

The buildings looks great, however, shall not speculate, but we will know whether it lives up to its expection come 08082008 :)

TZ said...

the whole world will see eh!... If it does lives up to its expectation it is a breakthru on architecture.

The Discovery did show how the architect design and what is the expected outcome. And how the contractor build too.

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