Beijing National Aquatics Center
Designer: Rob Leslie-Carter
The link below provides some background about the designer and insight into his role in the another of his projects; “Building the Education Revolution”:
The Beijing National Aquatics Center was constructed to house the aquatics events of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Following the Olympics, the centre was re-constructed to turn one half into a waterpark. This re-construction cost 200 million yuan and now allows the complex to serve multiple purposes.
Where is it designed for?
China and the people of Beijing.
What country or market is it targeting?
The water cube targets multiple markets, such as the aquatics, tourist and events organisation markets.
People’s Government of Beijing Municipality
Below is a link to the PGBM website: