Gallery: Energy-Efficient Liège Ice Rink Serves Up a Whale of a Good Ti...

The new Olympic Ice Rink in Liège was recently completed in December of 2012 - and oddly it resembles a beached whale laying on the city's streets. Located next door to Ron Arad's Médiacité shopping mall, the Liège Ice Rink was designed by L'Escaut Architecture. Covered in hundreds of thousands of aluminum scales, the energy-efficient building keeps cool with the help of a high-performance envelope and cooling equipment inside.

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