hopkins architects: london 2012 olympic velodrome   construction hopkins architects: london 2012 olympic velodrome   construction
nov 19, 2010

hopkins architects: london 2012 olympic velodrome construction

the london 2012 velodrome by hopkin architects all photos courtesy ODA

new images have been released by the olympic delivery authority (ODA) showing the construction of the london 2012 velodrome racing ahead.

designed by UK firm hopkin architects the 6,000 seat velodrome will host the olympic and paralympic track cycling events in 2012. after the games, the legacy velodrome will be used by elite athletes and the local community and will include a café, bike hire and cycle workshop facilities.

construction work started on the velodrome in march 2009 making it one of the last of the ‘big five’ olympic park venues to get underway but with the velodrome steel structure complete and work now underway to install the distinctive double-curved cable-net roof, the venue is on track for completion in early 2011 to make it the first olympic park venue to be completed.

the cable net roof

the curved steel structure

  • wow very impressive building…

    luisefe80 says:
  • Looks as if it will be a fine cycling facility. Look forward to viewing d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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