Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron Bird's Nest Stadium

Bird’s Nest Stadium
The innovative structure was designed by Herzog & De Meuron Architekten, Arup Sport and the China Architecture Design and Research Group, and has been nicknamed the “bird’s nest” due to the web of twisting steel sections that form the roof.
As well as designing a modern stadium, the team was challenged with creating a venue that was part of the culture of China and would put Beijing on the map.