An amphitheatre for cycling: the design, analysis and construction of the London 2012 Velodrome

Author: C. Wise, A. Weir, G. Oates, P. Winslow (Expedition Engineering)

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An amphitheatre for cycling: the design, analysis and construction of the London 2012 Velodrome

The Structural Engineer
An amphitheatre for cycling: the design, analysis and construction of the London 2012 Velodrome
Date published

7 June 2012

Author

C. Wise, A. Weir, G. Oates, P. Winslow (Expedition Engineering)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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C. Wise, A. Weir, G. Oates, P. Winslow (Expedition Engineering)

There is something rather deep-rooted about our desire to produce buildings choreographed to focus the attention of the spectator on the activities within. The use of a circular geometry to achieve this goes back a long way, from Stonehenge and Celtic stone circles to the Pantheon and the Colosseum, via Santa Maria del Fiore to St Peter’s Square in the Vatican City, to bullrings, soccer stadia, athletics tracks and velodromes.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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