With the Asian Games of 1982, the city went into a building frenzy that also lifted the economic climate for the country. At a scale much grander than the 1951 games held here, impressive new structures were proposed that would change the very structure of the city.

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A strong structural concept based on a geodesic grid showed a promise of economy, speed and an effective method to cover the pool which could not be managed with the winning scheme that was constructed for the games.