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Built in China, the Bird’s Nest stadium served as the host for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Designed primarily by architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, the marvel boasts a bowl-shaped composite of a red concrete seating area and an outer steel frame that encloses it.

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Built in China, the Bird’s Nest stadium served as the host for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Designed primarily by architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, the marvel boasts a bowl-shaped composite of a red concrete seating area and an outer steel frame that encloses it.

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