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[6 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Fuelling the Future pavilion has been designed by AND Architects, which uses a mirrored facade to ‘create a sense of low impact on the environment and invisibility by reflecting the surroundings’. It also allows visitors to engage with the building, the Design Council said. Image source ‘Temporary showcase’ pavilion The building has been constructed […]

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[26 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Just days before the London 2012 Olympic Ceremony, the Olympic Stadium has been shortlisted to receive the Stirling Prize, one of the UK’s most prestigious architecture prizes. Image source Image source Alongside the Hepworth Wakefield Gallery and the Lyric Theatre and Belfast, the Olympic Stadium will be one of the finalists competing for the respected […]

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[29 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Outline planning permission has been granted to the redevelopment of the Olympic Park in London, reports constructionenquirer.com. The approved scheme, which will see Olympic Park renamed to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, sees five neighbourhoods, new schools, nurseries and other builds earmarked for construction in the area. Image source Good news for the UK construction industry […]

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[21 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

Schools, art galleries and nature reserves are all in the running for the hallowed Stirling Prize, having received awards of architectural excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Buildings of all shapes, sizes and costs, have made the cut in RIBA’s top 50 UK buildings in a year which it says has “revealed […]

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[6 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Olympic Delivery Authority has announced the completion of the London 2012 Handball arena, World Interior Design Network reports. The completion of the Handball Arena marks the third venue to be structurally completed on the Olympic Park. Officials have praised the workforce behind its construction for its speedy delivery and sustainability qualities. Image source The […]