Gallery: HOK Unveils London Olympic Stadium’s Hemp Facade

 

Last week, we thought the idea of a prefab, flatpack, reusable stadium sounded like a great way to cut down on the cost and waste associated with what is basically a one-time-use showpiece. As of Friday, that was the latest plan for the London 2012 Olympic stadium, designed by HOK Sport and Peter Cook. This week’s news shines an even more interesting sustainable light on this much anticipated project. The new design has just been unveiled with a host of low-impact material choices, including a façade wrapped in environmentally friendly hemp.

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  1. RichardMillington June 2, 2008 at 6:12 am

    Looks like the London Olympics is really pushing the environmental aspects of the event. I wonder how this will work closer to the events with regards to transport and accomodation.

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