China Might in the Making 豪建.中国
left to right: National Stadium(aka :"the Birds' Nest"); National Aquatics Centre(aka "the water cube")
According to New Yorker Magazine's Sky Line columnist Paul Golderger,
" In both conception and execution, the best of Beijing’s Olympic architecture is unimpeachably brilliant. But the development also exemplifies traits—the reckless embrace of the fashionable and the global, the authoritarian planning heedless of human cost—that are elsewhere denaturing, even destroying, the fabric of the city. "