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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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[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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[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 […]

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[20 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Olympic Games stand as a symbol for fair competition and they represent a commemoration of life. On such a great occasion, the city and the nation that hosts the competitions were given an immense opportunity to showcase themselves to the whole world.

While the last preparations for the big event are on their way, new and impressive buildings can be spotted on London’s brand new Olympic Park.

In the following, we will explore London’s newest and grandest sport venues.