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London Olympic Velodrome Consortium – London, U.K.

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Building: Olympic Velodrome, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, UK
Cost: $168 million
Architect: Hopkins
Engineer: Expedition Engineering
Construction: PJ Lane
Completed 2011

AE Interests: London 2012 Olympics venue. Complex geometry, steel structure, light-weight cable-net roof structure, roof reflects the cycling track, natural roof lighting reduces energy costs, natural ventilation, and collects rain water. `

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Written by Luke Ward

June 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Posted in Built

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