The National Aquatics Center, a major venue for the 2008 Olympic Games, also called the "Water Cube", was completed on the morning of January 28, 2008.
The "water cube" comprises over 100,000sqm of ETFE foils, making it the single largest, most complicated and most comprehensive ETFE structure in the world to date. The venue will be used for swimming, diving, and water polo and synchronized swimming competitions for the 2008 Olympic Games.
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