Esto Gallery: Forms of Past Olympics

The Beijing National Olympic Stadium for the 2008 Olympics, aka the Bird's Nest, by Herzog & de Meuron with Ai Weiwei.

The Bird's Nest under construction before the 2008 Olympics.

The Beijing National Olympic Stadium (Bird's Nest) during the 2008 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympic Facilities, Metropolitan gymnasium for the 1964 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympic Facilities for the 1964 Olympics.

Wu Ke Song Basketball Stadium, Beijing China, by the Beijing Architecture Research Institute.

Athens Olympic Sports Complex for the 2004 Olympics, by Santiago Calatrava.

Athens Olympic Sports Complex for the 2004 Olympics, by Santiago Calatrava.

Athens Olympic Sports Complex for the 2004 Olympics, by Santiago Calatrava.

Beijing National Aquatics Centre for the 2008 Olympics, aka the Water Cube, by PTW Architects, CSCEC International Design, and Arup Engineering.

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