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Olympic Aquatic Center – London, U.K.

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Aquatics Centre design  Aquatics Centre in legacy  zaha aqua

Building:  Olympic Aquatic Center, 2012 Summer Olympics
Location: Stratford, London, UK
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects
Structural Engineer: Arup
Services Engineer: Arup
Construction: Balfour Beatty
Roof Completed August 2009
Building Completed 2011

AE Interests:  2012 London Summer Olympics, Complex Geometry, large-span (3 supports), Olympic Mode (w/stands) and Legacy Mode, Steel Roof Fan-Truss Structure, Software Process Maya to Rhino to Revit. Underside of roof will be red louro timber. Roofing is standing seam metal. `


UTL2011-A, UTL2011-E, UTL2011C?

BDOnline 9/10/10 – roof




Written by Cullen Vance

June 25, 2010 at 8:00 am

Posted in Under Construction

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  1. The steel in the cavity has a 3 layer protective coating for moisture. Glass is cantilevered from the ground to the roof to account for differential movement between the curtain wall and the roof. The joint between the glazing and roof is approximately 300mm wide

    Jimmy principe

    September 15, 2010 at 9:34 pm

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