#Rio

#EngineeringTheOlympics: International Broadcast Centre by AECOM

1 year ago — 1 min read

The International Broadcast Centre is the largest building in the Olympic Park, and while visually it might not have the impact of The Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Handball Arena or the...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: The Olympic Velodrome

1 year ago — 1 min read

Unlike custom built venues, the Olympic Velodrome was originally intended as a re-use of the legacy velodrome from the Pan American Games. When refurbishment proved too costly and a new...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Handball arena by AND Architects

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

UK based Architects AndArchitects, who created six temporary buildings for the last games in London, are behind the 25,000m² Handball arena used during this years Games. The stadiums box-shaped marks...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Tennis Centre by GMP

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Based in Hamburg, GMP Architekten is the architecture firm behind the Tennis Centre. The Tennis Centre can accommodate up to 18,000 spectators during the Games and 10,000 seats after the...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Tolerance in Olympic Swimming results in more ties

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

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...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Arenas Cariocas by Wilkinson Eyre

1 year ago — 1 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 sports before being transformed into an Elite Athlete Training Centre...