YOG – Lausanne 2020; Photos Construction Youth Olympic Village (November 2018)

Photo: Martijn Giebels

You can read more about the design of the Youth Olympic Village on this page.

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

See more photos after the break.

Continue reading “YOG – Lausanne 2020; Photos Construction Youth Olympic Village (November 2018)”

Tokyo 2020; Construction update Ariake Gymnastics Centre (November 2018)

Ariake Gymnastics Centre – Facts & Figures

  • Capacity; 12.000 seats
  • Sports
    • Olympics Games: Gymnastics
    • Paralympic Games: Boccia
  • Head Architect; Hidemichi Takahashi
  • Estimated costs; 20.5 million Yen
  • Legacy; Convention Centre (2020-2030)
  • Dimensions overall roof;
    • Width; 90m
    • Length; 120mm
    • The roof consists of 5 sections
  • Second section (raised into place last week)
    • Width; 70m
    • Length; 15m
    • Weight; 200tons
  • Material roof: local larch (2.300 cubic meters)

 

Tweets by @trilavier and @StephenWadeAP

 

Read more; Raising the roof on 2020 Tokyo Olympics gymnastics venue [AP]