The Beautiful Water Cube In Beijing Is Now A Water Theme Park

Olympic stadiums have a short shelf life. They're oohed and aahed at during the games, but after the festivities, they're forgotten and left to rust. China is trying to prevent that by re-inventing the beautiful Water Cube as a theme park. » 8/14/10 9:00pm 8/14/10 9:00pm

Fake Water Cube Building Spotted in Sichuan, China

We've long known about certain companies in China “borrowing inspiration” » 10/29/08 3:00am 10/29/08 3:00am from more , but it looks like architects aren't safe from copycat syndrome either. Check out this spa building in Chongqing, the capital of Sichuan (where the earthquakes happened), which looks a little like it have been designed by someone…

What's It Like To Stand On the Water Cube's High-Dive Platform?

Full-screen this beautiful high-res panorama » 8/22/08 10:00am 8/22/08 10:00am cooked up by the New York Times's top-notch interactive graphics folks and find out. [ via ]

Water Cube Olympic Pool Not Responsible for Michael Phelps's Aquaman…

One of the more popular theories » 8/14/08 7:40pm 8/14/08 7:40pm behind Michael Phelps zooming past records with every stroke-besides and daily regimen of 12,000 calories composed mostly of mermaid babies-is that the Olympic pool itself is into Aquamen, but you know, not totally lame. But the pool's designer, John Bilmon says, it's really just…