These are the newest eye-catching images of the Olympic stadium – absolute with its new athletics track. They show how the attraction site is speedily closing in on completion ahead of next summer’s Games. The London 2012 Olympic Stadium is the most sustainable ever built. With steel a resource in short supply, the construct was made 75 per cent lighter in terms of steel use than other stadiums. It also features a low-carbon concrete, made from industrial waste and containing 40 per cent less embodied carbon than usual. The top ring of the Stadium was built using surplus gas pipes; a visual testament to London 2012′s ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ approach to sustainability. Steel and concrete use was further reduced by designing the lower section of the stadium to sit within a bowl in the ground. here we shared beautiful photos of London Stadium.
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February 15th, 2012 Numan