Landmark sculptures ; Tourist attractions
Exterior view in the week before the opening of the London Olympic Games. The Olympic Stadium is visible right. Great British Gardens in the foreground. 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
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Creator Dates - Born:
Indian. Active in Britain.
Olympic Games (30th : 2012 : London, England)
Urban renewal -- England -- London
Architecture -- 2000-2100
Sports and tourism
Public art -- England -- London
Parks -- England -- London