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CASE STUDIES - SPORTS STADIA

London Aquatics Centre

case study aquaticsThe London Aquatics Centre is an indoor facility with two 50-metre (160- foot) swimming pools and a 25-metre (82-foot) diving pool in the Olympic Park at Stratford, London. It was one of the main venues of the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics. The centre was used for the swimming, diving and synchronised swimming events. After significant modification the centre is due to open to the public in 2014.
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Number 1 Court, Wimbledon

case study wimbledonOpened in 1997, Number 1 Court is used for the Wimbledon Championships and is sometimes chosen for Great Britain Davis Cup home ties, the primary Centre Court being preserved solely for the Grand Slam tennis tournament (and the 2012 Olympic Games). With a spectator capacity of 11,430 it replaced the former No. 1 Court which had stood at the west side of Centre Court since 1928 with a spectator capacity of 7,328.download

 

 

Olympic Stadium, London

case study olympicThe Olympic Stadium in Stratford, London, England was the centrepiece of the 2012 Summer Olympics, the last stop in the 2012 Olympics torch relay, and the venue of the athletic events as well as the opening and closing ceremonies. It was the central venue of the 2012 Summer Paralympics.download