China's Largest Sports Park Under Construction

Construction began in December for what will be China's largest sports park, the Hangzhou Sports Park. It'll be green, sustainable, and will span around 400,000 square meters. Did I mention how it looks like a space city?

The mind boggles as to why this wasn't built in time for the Beijing Olympics two years ago, but with a completion date projected for 2013, I guess these things can't be hurried. Check out the gallery—and tell me you don't think of an alien ecosystem of some description. [NBBJ via World Architecture News via Inhabitat]

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