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2010-12-16 14:34:32

Films instead of walls. This is an idea that fascinates architects all over the world.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

China's "big fish" stay away from Water Cube BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's swimming squad, which has been hiding from media over the months, finally made its first appearance at the Water Cube on Monday. But still, no big fish.

2008-07-18 09:00:00

Committed to a "green" Olympics, Beijing has built its key Game's venues into not only showpieces among the most imaginative and impressive architectural feats in the world, but also energy-saving role models.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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