Monday, February 8, 2010

Zaha & The Renaissance

The wave-shaped Aquatics Centre roof has been successfully lifted and lowered into place completing what was one of the most complex engineering and construction challenges of the Olympic Park ‘big build’. The Aquatics Centre is on track to finish in summer 2011 ready for test events with the concrete dive pool also complete and work well underway on the two 50m competition and training pools.

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This is part of my research for a strange assignment for architecture history class. We have to give a presentation of an ancient, historical site (relevant to what we are studying in class, which right now is the Renaissance) from the perspective of a character of our choice. I've chosen Zaha Hadid... what would she think about Venice during the Renaissance??

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