20 Feb '12, 10am

A Visit to London's Inspiring Olympic Velodrome

A Visit to London's Inspiring Olympic Velodrome

London's new Olympic Velodrome has been one of the most talked about and lauded of all the new buildings. Having visited it (to see the UCI Track Cycling World Cup competition), we can attest: it's definitely got the wow! factor. With its curvy and sinuously shaped form and wood-panelled exterior, it has an honesty and clarity of intention. Designed by Hopkins Architects, the outside is clad in 5,000 M2 of Western Red Cedar timber to draw a parallel with the timber track inside the venue. The double-curving roof structure was designed to reflect the shape of the cycling track. Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 Natural ventilation is achieved through openings in the external timber cladding of the venue resulting in substantial carbon emission reductions. Air flows across the 6,000 stands of seats and through the top, being replaced by cool, fresh air from below. Theoretically that so...

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