Landmark sculptures ; Tourist attractions
Exterior view in the week before the opening of the London Olympic Games - prior to rehearsals for the Opening Ceremony. The Tower was built as a landmark and visitor attraction for the Olympic Park to remain after the conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Formed as a weaving and interlocking loop it provides viewing platforms overlooking the park. The winning bid in a competition run by the Mayor of London and with major sponsorship from the steel firm, ArcelorMittal.
© Frances Hyde
For educational use only. This image may be used in print or digital materials provided that full acknowledgment is given, expressed as follows: " © < insert details from the 'Rights' field >. Photographed by < insert details from the 'Photographed by' field >."
Creator Dates - Born:
Indian. Active in Britain.
Urban renewal -- England -- London
Architecture -- 2000-2100
Sports and tourism
Public art -- England -- London
Sculpture, Modern -- 2000-2100
Olympic Games (30th : 2012 : London, England)