This magnificent structure by Kenzo Tange is a fine example of the blend of modern concepts with traditional and Asian architectural features. It is an indoor venue for sports, entertainment and community events. Since its opening in 1989, it has seen tennis tournaments, badminton matches, ice skating performances, circus acts, even pop concerts by Tina Turner and Elton John. The seating capacity ranges from 7,000 to 12,000 and includes 2,660 retractable and 1,200 portable seats. It has food and drink kiosks as well as function and meeting rooms which may be converted into theater, classroom or banquet facilities.