The Basketball Arena, by architects Wilkinson Eyre, is one of two venues that can be taken apart into kit form and transported. This one, which seats 12,000, consists of a tent-like membrane stretched over a random arrangement of curved forms. The chief of the 2016 Rio Olympics has expressed an interest in taking it to Brazil — Guardian
From a octopus-tentacle shooting range to a multicoloured rubber bridge, Steve Rose looks at the hidden architectural highlights of London 2012 Olympics. While three major venues have dominated public and media attention; the main Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Centre, and the Velodrome, Rose...
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