In a roundup of “fantastical” stadium roofs, Wired looks at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Stadium in Hanghzou, China, host to the 2016 G20 summit and the 2022 Asian Games. The magazine reports how design computation was used to create a roof structure that resembles “a blooming flower” yet required 2/3 less steel to construct than a comparable facility.
Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center
Qingdao Aoshan Bay International Exhibition Center
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sports Illustrated: Hangzhou “Coolest”
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