|Surface Type||Grass, Artificial Turf|
The Beijing National Stadium, situated in Beijing, China is officially known as the National Stadium. The nickname of the stadium is the Bird’s Nest. The construction was started on 24th December 2003, the arena being beautifully designed by Herzog & de Meuron firm, ArupSport, China Architectural Design & Research Group and Ai Weiwei. It was finished in September 2007. An estimated amount of $423 million was spent on its construction. The stadium finally opened for spectators on 28th June 2008. It has served as home for the China National Football team (occasionally) and the China National Basketball Team from 2009 to 2010. The field has modular system turf installed by GreenTech ITM.