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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Beijing's Olympic Stadium, the Bird's Nest, has opened!

The centerpiece of this summer's Olympics has been unveiled to the press yesterday as reported by Reuters via This project was developed by Swiss architects Herzog and De Meuron with the help of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. With a bit more than 100 days till the opening ceremony, finishing touches are being completed on the $450 million stadium.

Icarus Films will release in the coming weeks the documentary BIRD'S NEST - HERZOG AND DE MEURON IN CHINA. The film chronicles the development of the Olympic stadium project, exposing complex and often difficult negotiations and communications between two cultures, two architectural traditions and two political systems.

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