Designing London 2012: the story behind the venues

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  • Introduction
  • The starting point for all this was the successful bid announced in July 2005 Behind the euphoria considerable planning had already gone into the 2012 plans and planning permission already secured for the Olympic Park site.
  • Olympics Vs Legacy Planning
  • London density map – Olympic Park site
  • Health inequalities in London – traditionally the further east the worse your health
  • Stitching London together
  • Local neighbourhoods
  • Aerial image of the park under construction
  • The Shooting Gallery – Magma Architecture
  • Shooting Gallery Magma Architecture
  • Velodrome roof graphic – Hopkins
  • Velopark – BMX track
  • Basketball Arena – Wilkinson Eyre
  • Basket Ball Arena – Wilkinson Eyre
  • Aquatic Centre – Zaha
  • Aquatic Centre finished
  • Aquatic Centre in legacy mode
  • Aquatic Centre in legacy mode
  • Aquatic Centre interior (diving pool)
  • Aquatic Centre
  • Stadium – Populous
  • Stadium – Populous
  • Stadium – Populous
  • Olympic Village
  • The Olympic Park in legacy mode – a living thriving community led by great design
  • To celebrate these wonderful architectural achievements, we at the RIBA are currently hosting two free exhibitions, the first, ‘Design Stories’, features original models and drawings of the new Olympic venues, the second, ‘After the Party’ will explores the ideas of legacy and how past Games and other international events have left their mark though design – both are open to the public Mon-Sat from 8am – 6pm in our wonderful art deco style building at 66 Portland Place (for all of you who are visiting we are about a 10 min walk from Oxford Circus tube) – you can find more on our website architecture.com
  • Designing London 2012: the story behind the venues

    1. 1. Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)66 Porland Place W1+44(0)20 7580 5533Angela Brady, President of the RIBADesigning London 2012: the story behind thevenues
    2. 2. New regeneration in London:2012 Olympics: Winning the Bid
    3. 3. Olympics v. Legacy Planning Olympics: controlled event Legacy: open city
    4. 4. Health Inequalities in LondonThe further East - the worse your health
    5. 5. Connectivity: stitching across the Valley
    6. 6. 2012 site for Olympic Games
    7. 7. Distinctive neighbouring communities promoting diversity Roman Road
    8. 8. Shooting Framework illustration Copyright MAGMAARCHITECTURE
    9. 9. Shooting Graphic study 1 Copyright MAGMA ARCHITECTURE
    10. 10. Velodrome Roof Structural Analysis - Copyright HOPKINSARCHITECTS
    11. 11. London Velopark - Hopkins Architects – copyright HopkinsArchitects
    12. 12. Basketball Exploded view Wilkinson Eyre - copyrightWilkinson Eyre
    13. 13. Wilkinson Eyre – Basketball Arena – copyright Wilkinson Eyre
    14. 14. Aquatic further Design Refinement Study Copyright ZAHA HADIDARCHITECTS
    15. 15. Aquatics Centre Copyright ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS
    16. 16. Aquatics Centre Legacy Mode Copyright ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS
    17. 17. Zaha Hadid - Aquatics Centre in Legacy Mode Copyright ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS
    18. 18. Zaha Hadid - Aquatics Centre interior CopyrightZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS
    19. 19. Zaha Hadid - Aquatics Centre pool Copyright ZAHAHADID ARCHITECTS
    20. 20. Stadium Main- exploded view Copyright POPULOUS
    21. 21. The Olympic Stadium Copyright POPULOUS
    22. 22. The Olympic Stadium Copyright POPULOUS
    23. 23. Legacy- Olympic Village – homes - offices – park
    24. 24. 2030 full integration within City
    25. 25. Two exhibitions - free to the publicThe RIBA66 Portland PlaceLondon W1B 1AD

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