#Aquatics Stadium

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Tolerance in Olympic Swimming results in more ties

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When Michael Phelps, Chad Le Clos and Laszlo Cseh tied for silver it was the first ever three-way tie in Olympic history. The previous evening saw Simone Manuel tied for gold with Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the 100m freestyle. Timothy Burke posted on Deadspin why he believes that Engineering can...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: The Olympic Aquatics Stadiums Green Credentials

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While the Olympics diving pool made headlines today as it turned mysteriously green overnight the Olympic Aquatics Stadium next door already had green credentials, with a natural ventilation system and "nomadic architecture" at the heart of its construction. Sustainability was a major theme for Brazil bid to bring...