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Video: Olympic Velodrome

Video: Olympic Velodrome

The hot favourite for the annual 16th RIBA Stirling Prize, Hopkins Architects’ 2012 Olympics Velodrome is a hyperbolic structure with an impressive double-curved, ultra light roof covered in red cedar wood and inspired by the race tracks. Alongside aesthetic considerations, the Velodrome is constructed with utmost care for eco-sustainability. Crane.tv chats to engineers Andrew Weir at Expedition Engineering and Klaus Bode at BDSP to hear about how they created one of the Olympic Park’s most complete structures.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Video: Olympic Velodrome" 07 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/214737/video-olympic-velodrome/> ISSN 0719-8884
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