Monday, 1 September 2008

Paying with the Bird's Nest.

a collectors item - the Bird's Nest on the 10 Yuan banknote

Recently, Herzog and de Meuron's Bird's Nest has got the honor of being featured on a banknote – but only on 6 million 10 Yuan notes, special designed for the Olympic Games this summer. However, the Swiss architects are pretty unknown in China: the National Stadium has already become a Chinese masterpiece.

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