Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center


Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center

Infobox_Stadium
stadium_name = Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center


location = Beijing, China
broke_ground = March 2005
opened = January 2008
closed =
demolished =
owner = Government of the People's Republic of China
operator =
surface = Grass
architect = Gu Yonghui
former_names =
tenants = Chinese Olympic Committee
2008 Summer Olympics
seating_capacity = Olympic Capacity: 18,000

The Wukesong Indoor Stadium is an indoor arena for the 2008 Summer Olympics basketball preliminaries and finals. Ground was broken on March 29, 2005 and construction was completed on 11 January 2008. The stadium has a capacity of 18,000 and covers an area of 63,000 square metres. It was scaled back from its original design due to a 43% budget cut.Fact|date=February 2007

The stadium was constructed by Beijing Wukesong Cultural & Sports Co. Ltd. whose five shareholders are Zhongguancun CENCONS Group, Haidian State-owned Assets Investment Co. Ltd,Beijing Urban Construction Group Co. Ltd, Beijing Urban Construction Co. Ltd and the Tianhong Group.

Project Venue: The project is located at the intersection of the extended section of Chang'an Street and the West 4th Ring, adjacent to Wukesong Station on metro Line 1.

Construction Scale: The planned construction area is about 350,000 square meters.

Construction Schedule: Construction began in March 2005. The baseball field will be started in second half of the year 2005, completed in May 2007 and the stadium will be completed in August 2007.

After the Olympic Games, the center will become an important part of Beijing's Olympic Games heritage, and will allow citizens in the western districts and Beijing as a whole to enjoy cultural, sports, leisure,recreational and commercial activities. It will be a large-scale comprehensive project rare in Beijing in integrating cultural and sporting functions and commercial purposes with large-scale gardens and green space.

Baseball field

The Wukesong Baseball Field is a baseball stadium located next to the Wukesong Indoor Stadium at the Wukesong Culture and Sports Centre in Beijing, China. It is one of the 9 temporary venues at the 2008 Summer Olympics. It hosted baseball events.

The baseball field has a total land surface of 12,000 square metres and a capacity of 15,000. It includes 2 competition fields and 1 training field.

In March 2008, the stadium hosted two games between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres called the MLB China Series, marking the first time Major League Baseball teams played in China.

Procurement information

*Main building: construction materials, ventilation equipment, electrical equipment, water supply and drainage etc.
*Sports field: special wooden sports flooringAccessory equipment: stands seats, stand protection and lifting system, illumination, electronic displays, communication and broadcasting equipment, fire fighting equipment etc.
*An Information Age building: network system equipment, network technical equipment, network solutions, security system, database technologies and products.
*An Intelligent building: acoustical equipment, air conditioning, elevators, electronic monitoring, electronic fire-fighting systems, etc.
*Outdoor engineering: garden, afforestation and square tiles etc.


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