View Tube and Olympic Stadium
3 shipping containers - recycled
URBAN SPACE MANAGEMENT ; POPULOUS
Exterior detail: galleries made from 3 recycled containers outside the Café. They contain posters relating to the Olympic Park and design and artworks. The Olympic Stadium is in the background (Architects: POPULOUS - Engineers: BURO HAPPOLD). Construction is this building was completed the month before this photograph was taken. The View Tube contains a café, education, arts and information spaces located on the Greenway, a permissive path running through the south corner of the Olympic Park. The View Tube with its viewing gallery was set up to allow visitors to observe progress on the Olympic Games site. The building also includes a cycle hire business. East of the Café is a small area laid out as a garden for visitors, particularly for school parties. Guided parties are frequent visitors. The building and café itself use sustainable and recycled materials.
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URBAN SPACE MANAGEMENT
Containers -- Recycling
Architecture -- England -- London
Urban renewal -- England -- London
Olympic Games (30th : 2012 : London, England)
Architecture -- 2000-2100
Sports and tourism
Stadiums -- England -- London