Gallery: London’s 2012 Olympic Velodrome is an Elegant Energy-Efficient...

As the world eagerly awaits the opening of the 2012 London Olympic Games this Friday, final preparations are taking palce at the 2012 Velodrome Olympic Stadium - an elegant building by Hopkins Architects that balances clean lines with sustainable building strategies. The Velodrome was the first of the “big-five” large projects to be completed for the games. With natural cooling, water harvesting and daylighting seamlessly integrated into the program, this structure bodes well for both green design and energy savings.

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