Thursday, July 10, 2008

China... ready to show off the results of Beijing's pre-Olympic construction boom

Photos and descriptions obtains from Xinhua, China's state media.

Beijing's Olympic "Forest Park"

Photo taken on July 6, 2008 shows courtyard houses "knitted" with pipes at the man-made sinkage square in the Olympic Forest Park in Beijing, capital of China. The sinkage square is dubbed as "palace under ground", or "the corridor for traditional Chinese arts", which has its seven "exhibition courtyards" like ancient-styled Chinese palace gate, booth, chime, red walls in line, displaying traditional Chinese culture and arts to athletes and visitors from around the world. (Xinhua Photo)

China Central Television headquarter building

China Millennium Monument-Great Altar

Terminal 3 -- Beijing Capital International Airport

National Center for the Performing Arts