London 2012

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Project • By Zaha Hadid ArchitectsSwimming Pools

London Aquatics Centre

Design Concept The architectural concept of the LondonAquatics Centre is inspired by the fluidgeometry of water in motion, creatingspaces and a surrounding environment insympathy with the river landscape of theOlympic Park. An undulating roof swee... More

Project • By S & P ArchitectsSports Centres

London Aquatic Centre

The team of S&P and ZahaHadid Architects were selected, following a design competition, to be the architects of the Aquatic Centre for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London. The facility contains two permanent 50m 10 lane pools,. The leg... More

Project • By Pernilla & AsifPavilions

Coca-Cola Beatbox

Coca-Cola, the longest continuous sponsor of the Olympic Movement, has today announced its plans to create an innovative and inspiring Pavilion for the Olympic Park. To coincide with its Future Flames campaign to recognise and reward the positive con... More

Project • By o25Pavilions

London Information Pavilion - AC-CA

Architects in this present competition have to balance between the square’s grandeur and the glory of the Olympic Games, between the ephemeral duration of the Games (they last only for a few weeks) and the timeless square. Trafalgar Square has a m... More

Project • By Make ArchitectsStadiums

London Aquatics Centre

Make’s shortlisted competition scheme for the Aquatics Centre houses a world class venue for the London 2012 Olympics within a dramatic gateway building at the entrance to the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London. The scheme makes ingenious use of... More

Project • By Make ArchitectsStadiums

London 2012 Handball Arena

Make won the initial competition to design the Handball Arena for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2007, and construction is now complete on the highly sustainable and flexible venue.As its purpose will change in legacy mode, the space has be... More

Project • By James law cybertectureStadiums

Olympic pavilion

To honour London’s imminent hosting of the 2012 Olympic games, James Law Cybertecture has presented an Olympic Pavilion X design to offer a statement of passion and excellence whilst providing a thrilling platform for memorable celebrations by the ci... More

Project • By Optima Products LtdVillages

Aberdeen Sports Village

OPTIMA PROVIDES QUALITY FINISH AT £28M ABERDEEN SPORTS VILLAGE For the state of the art £28 million Aberdeen Sports Village, architects required a solution that would provide sound proof divisions between the different sports facilities, whilst m... More

Project • By Studio Egret WestCity Halls


In August 2009 the London Borough of Newham and Stratford Renaissance Partnership appointed Studio Egret West as lead consultant to design and deliver £13.5 million of high quality public realm that offers a unique visitor experience at the heart of... More

Project • By Patel TaylorVillages

Athletes' village

The Olympic Delivery Agency appointed Patel Taylor to produce a detailed masterplan proposal, to choreograph a townscape experience of this new residential quarter. Patel Taylor set out to design codes describing the elements that create a townsca... More