Bird’s Nest

Peter , DE
BIRD'S NEST

The image shows the Beijing National Stadium – more precisely the interior of its shell. The design was awarded to a submission from the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron. The design originates from the study of Chinese ceramics with implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stadium the appearance of a bird’s nest. The special perspective and crop give a cubistic image impression.

Archival pigment print on Hahnemühle Fine Art Paper
Original artwork: 40×60 inches | 100×150 cm

© Peter Braunholz, 2013

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  1. I love seeing angles from the inside like this – reminds me a tiny bit of being in the Eiffel Tower and looking up into the metal grids.