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Thursday, April 10, 2008

Olympic Stadium (Bird's Nest) Beijing,

Herzog & de Meuron were the architects who converted the Bankside Powerstation in 2000. They were selected from an international shortlist to further develop the building in January 2005.

Herzog & de Meuron was founded in Basel by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron and the practice now has offices in London, Munich, Barcelona, San Francisco and Beijing. It has received international acclaim and awards for its innovative work, including the Pritzker Prize in 2001 and the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2003.

The practice's award-winning projects include the Laban Dance Centre in London (2003), the Schaulager for the Laurenz Foundation in Basel (2003) and Prada's flagship store in Aoyama Tokyo (2003). Recently completed projects include Allianz Arena, the new Soccer Stadium for Munich (completed in May 2005, opening game FIFA World Cup 2006), the Expansion of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (2005) and the new de Young Museum in San Francisco (2005). Other forthcoming works include the National Stadium for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing (projected completion 2007) and The Philharmonic Hall, Hamburg, which will be completed in 2009.

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