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[18 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

In a review of 2012’s best architecture, the Olympics has emerged as the key influence – according to two experts. Architecture critic Ellis Woodman, writing for telegraph.co.uk, hailed the “transformation of 560 acres of contaminated former industrial land in East London” into the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park as a “national triumph”. Image source This […]

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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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[11 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Construction work on the nine main Olympic competition venues has been completed, Construction Enquirer reports. The Olympic Park has been officially declared complete, 200 days ahead of the Games’ opening ceremony in July. Venues and main infrastructure on time and within budget Now, the venues will be handed over to organisers, LOCOG, for the fitting […]