London 2012 in Black and White

Via Flickr:

Please don’t use this image on websites, blogs or other media without my explicit permission. © All rights reserved


London | Architecture | Night Photography | London Underground | London Eye


London 2012 Basketball Arena is one of London Olympic Stadium.

The venue’s frame is made up of 1,000 tonnes of steel and is covered in 20,000 square metres of a recyclable white PVC fabric that will form the canvas for spectacular lighting displays during the Games.

The venue is just as visually impressive from the inside, with its black and orange seats representing the colours of a basketball.
Initial works started on the Basketball Arena in October 2009, and construction was completed on time and within budget in June 2011 – making it one of the quickest Olympic Park venues to be constructed.

The arena’s giant frame was set up in less than three months during spring 2010.
Behind the scenes, the arena shares some facilities with the Velodrome and BMX Track to make most efficient use of space and resources. This includes two courts in temporary accommodation and areas for catering, security, waste management and the media.

London 2012 in Black and White

London 2012 in Black and White

London 2012 in Black and White


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: