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The steel structural trusses of the National Stadium removed
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Steel structural trusses removed
Introduction of the venue Know-how of the process
Video: Aerial photos Descending Interior
Animation: The process The venue
The uninstallation of the steel structure of the National Stadium was finished successfully at 11:10 am Sunday morning.
The National Stadium is the main stadium of the 29th Olympic Games. Located at the Olympic Green, it has a floor space of 258,000 sq meters.

Focus

Olympic construction projects in significant progress
Top class steel ensures safety of the venue
Architect: After-Games use is taken into consideration
Steel skeleton of the 'Bird's Nest' to fall by no more 30cm
New technologies used in unloading of National Stadium's supporting structures
How does the 'bird's nest' stand on its own feet?
Video clip: Last-minute work of the uninstalling process


Know-how

The National Stadium is dubbed the "bird's nest" because of its innovative grid formation. The twig-like structural elements and the bowl-shaped roof are the masterpiece of the project, yet they pose great challenges for technicians and workers to make the building stand on its own feet.

On-site scene

BOCOG President Liu Qi greets the workers The technician group work on the spot The supporting frameworks are removed The steel skeleton under cautious monitoring One supporting structure is being removed
The supporting frames awaits to be uninstalled Workers enter into the construction field The interior view of the National Stadium General engineer Li accepts an interview Officials, experts and technicians in headquarter

Historic moments

The heel before acceptance inspection The on-site unloading of the heel The Glide hoisting of the pillar heel An 800t-crane moves into the site Lower section of steel structure is hoisted
The 1st steel structural element finished hoisting The hoisting of the body of C14 pillar Steel structure upper-pillar hoisting The welding of a steel structure The welding of a steel structural element



News
• Beijing Olympic construction projects in significant progress (2)[2006-09-17]
• Beijing Olympic construction projects in significant progress (1)[2006-09-17]
• The steel structural trusses of the National Stadium removed successfully[2006-09-17]
• Top class steel ensures safety of the venue[2006-09-17]
• How does the 'bird's nest' stand on its own feet?[2006-09-17]
• Architect: After-Games use is taken into consideration[2006-09-17]
• The steel skeleton of the 'Bird's Nest' to fall by no more 30cm[2006-09-17]
• The National Stadium (photo attached)[2006-09-17]
• New technologies used in unloading of National Stadium's supporting structures[2006-09-17]
• Supervision of Olympic venues emphasized[2006-09-04]
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Photo Gallery
·Photo: Technician group work on the spot[2006-09-17]
·Photo: BOCOG President Liu Qi greets the workers[2006-09-17]
·Photo: The supporting frameworks are removed[2006-09-17]
·Photo: Steel skeleton's supporting structures in removing[2006-09-17]
·Photo: The steel skeleton under cautious monitoring[2006-09-17]
·Photo: One supporting structure is being removed[2006-09-17]
·Photo: The external look of the National Stadium[2006-09-17]
·Photo: Officials, experts and technicians in headquarter[2006-09-17]
·Photo: General engineer Li accepts an interview[2006-09-17]
·Photo: The interior view of the National Stadium[2006-09-17]
·Photo: Workers enter into the construction field[2006-09-17]
·Photo: Supporting frameworks await to be uninstalled[2006-09-17]
·Photo: The welding of a steel structure[2006-09-13]
·Photo: Earthwork, base-plate, hammer drill[2006-09-13]
·Photo: A tower crane[2006-09-13]
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