The conference I'm attending is located in the Beijing Olympic Park. Today, I got to see some of the spectacular buildings in person!
The birdcage stadium:
Even the lamps are tiny birdcages!
After registration and a welcome reception, I walked back to my hotel with some friends and got to see everything lit up for the evening.
Watercube: (the location where Mr. Phelps won 8 gold medals in 2008)
The birdcage again, at night: