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    • Katie Miller

      It's not often that completed structures look better than their design sketches, however, this is absolutely the case with Zaha Hadid's latest creation. Only the London-based architect could make a swimming pool look this sleek and sexy. Hadid's Aquatics Centre will be the trademark building for the 2012 London Olympics and the first venue visitors will see upon entering the Olympic Park. The centre will host all swimming events, plus diving and water polo, accommodating 17,500 spectators ...

    • Andrew Slater

      Nice use of daylighting Architect Zaha Hadid designed the aquatic center for the London Olympics. The technique used in this building — Self-Compacting Concrete — was recently developing back in 2006 with her design for the Phaeno Science Center and much of the facade had to be re-poured soon after completion due to cracking. Unsure if they used SCC in the Aquatic Center, but hopefully re-pouring won’t be necessary.

    • Saida Quadri

      Ceiling - London Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics / Zaha Hadid Architects (20)

    • Jorge Córdova

      London Aquatics Centre for the 2012 London Olympics by Zaha Hadid (via ArchDaily)

    • Alessandro Libero Rinaudo

      London Aquatics Centre for 2012 Olympics / Zaha Hadid Architects

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