The curved glass of “The Ice Ribbon”
Beijing National Speed Skating Oval, also known as “The Ice Ribbon”. The silver-white curved insulating glass and the interlayer light strip are perfectly combined, just like a circle of ice ribbons. With smooth lines and dynamics, it implies the combination of ice and snow movement and speed.
These 22 circlings, high and low, like dancing ice ribbons, symbolize the graceful trajectory of the skates in a speed skating competition and represent the hosting of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.
The curved curtain wall glass of “Ice Ribbon” is ultra-clear laminated insulating glass. It has double silver Low E coated, with 12mm air space, filled with Argon.
As for the 22 Ice Ribbons, the decorative glass is ultra-clear small curved glass with color glaze printing. It has more than 1700 pieces of small radius laminated curved glass. The average length of each ribbon is about 620 meters, and the total length is about 13640 meters.