#Olympics

#EngineeringTheOlympics: International Broadcast Centre by AECOM

11 months ago — 2 min read

The International Broadcast Centre is the largest building in the Olympic Park, and while visually it might not have the...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: The Olympic Velodrome

11 months ago — 2 min read

Unlike custom built venues, the Olympic Velodrome was originally intended as a re-use of the legacy velodrome from the Pan...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Handball arena by AND Architects

11 months ago — 1.5 min read

UK based Architects AndArchitects, who created six temporary buildings for the last games in London, are behind the 25,000m² Handball...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Tennis Centre by GMP

11 months ago — 1 min read

Based in Hamburg, GMP Architekten is the architecture firm behind the Tennis Centre. The Tennis Centre can accommodate up to...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Tolerance in Olympic Swimming results in more ties

11 months ago — 3 min read

When Michael Phelps, Chad Le Clos and Laszlo Cseh tied for silver it was the first ever three-way tie in...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Arenas Cariocas by Wilkinson Eyre

11 months ago — 2 min read

WilkinsonEyre’s cascading three-in-one Arenas Cariocas is the largest venue within Rio's Olympic Park. It will host various Olympic and Paralympic...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: AECOM’s Olympic Park Masterplan

11 months ago — 2.5 min read

The Olympic Park forms the centrepiece of the Rio's Games. The Masterplan for the park was developed over six years...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Engineering the Olympic Games in Rio Infographic

12 months ago — 1 min read

The New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Online Master in Civil Engineering degree program has put together a series of infographics...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: The Olympic Aquatics Stadiums Green Credentials

12 months ago — 3 min read

While the Olympics diving pool made headlines today as it turned mysteriously green overnight the Olympic Aquatics Stadium next door...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Modelling the Rio Olympics Canoe Slalom

12 months ago — 5 min read

While the world gets ready for white-knuckle drama on the whitewater rapids we take a look at how real-world modelling...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Rio’s Olympic Infrastructure

12 months ago — 4 min read

On August 5, 2016, all eyes were on the Maracanã Stadium in Rio for the opening ceremony of the Olympics....