Zaha Hadid. London Olympic Aquatic Centre.

Original project rendering without side stands

Project with side stands

Construction site on november 2009

:   :  : ::: THE FACT
  • described as ‘the most complicated engineering challenge’ anywhere on the London 2012 Olympic Park.
  • the steel roof frame weighs more than 3000 tonnes and stands on only three supports.
  • two temporary stands were added to the original project
:   :  : ::: THE QUOTE
 “The architectural concept of the Aquatic Centre is inspired by the fluid geometry of water in motion, creating spaces and a surrounding environment in sympathy with the river landscape."
Zaha Hadid


1 comment:

  1. Wow!!What a beautiful venue for the London Olympics.This is quite in contrast to the messy things happening to the Commonwealth games in India!!


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