Water Cube

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Water Cube, the National Aquatics Center

The National Aquatics Center, a major venue for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, also called the Water Cube (水立方), was completed on the morning of January 28, 2009.

The "water cube" comprises over 100,000-square meters of ETFE foils, making it the single largest, most complicated and most comprehensive ETFE structure in the world to date. The venue was used for swimming, diving, and water polo and synchronized swimming competitions for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.