Olympic Aquatics Stadium
The Olympic Aquatics Stadium (Portuguese: Estádio Aquático Olímpico) is a temporary aquatics center in the Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. The venue hosted the swimming events and water polo finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the swimming events for the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
Exterior view of the stadium in May 2016
|Location||Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Broke ground||Q2 2014|
|Opened||April 8, 2016|
|Construction cost||$38 million|
The center is designed as a temporary structure, a form of nomadic architecture similar to the Future Arena, which hosts handball. After completion of the games, it will be dismantled and its parts will be used in the construction of two new, different facilities. 
- "Sustainable Olympic aquatics stadium unveiled ready for Rio 2016 Games". August 5, 2016. Archived from the original on August 20, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2016.