Water Cube is deceptively sturdy: Ultrathin plastic stretches over a steel
framework to form 3,000 translucent air bubbles that can each withstand two
tons of weight. Inside, state-of-the-art ventilation and insulation systems
will keep swimmers and the 17,000 spectators comfortable.
the 16,000 athletes and officials will be partly solar powered.
trampoline and tumbling, team handball