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Olympic Stadium – London, England, U.K.

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Building: London Olympic Stadium, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: London, United Kingdom
Completed: 2011
Estimated Cost: $854 million
Architects: Populous
Engineering Consultants: Buro Happold
Construction: Sir Robert McAlpine

AE Interests: Designed to hold 80,000 spectators during the Olympics then partially disassemble to create a permanent 25,000 seat stadium, translucent fabric wrap around exterior of building allows it to breathe naturally, complex steel framework, sustainable design.

Updated by: Emily Lamon





Written by Luke Ward

September 27, 2012 at 3:01 pm

Posted in Built

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