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#EngineeringTheOlympics: International Broadcast Centre by AECOM

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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 Arenas Cariocas its technical stats are staggering. Rio's Mayor Eduardo Paes described the project was one of the...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: The Olympic Velodrome

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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 velodrome was built. Located in Barra Olympic Park, the Velodrome was one of the last of the...

#EngineeringTheOlympics: Handball arena by AND Architects

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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 it out as one of the most unusual buildings built for the games. It is enveloped by rains...