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Posts tagged with Olympic-Park

  1. London Velodrome

    14 Jun 2019

    Lea Valley Velodrome (June 2019) Natural light floods the track through the ceiling panels of the Velodrome and this is one of several sustainable features that along with the elegant, functional design helped put it onto the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist in 2011.  It impresses still and as you can go…


  2. Rephotography

    18 Nov 2018

    Olympic Stadium and Orbit Tower under construction (November 2011) Rephotography is the technique of returning to the same spot, same time of year, same lens and field of view after a elapsed time period.  In November 2011, I began working on images that showed London’s Olympic Park in the final stages of construction.…


  3. Gold Olympics

    04 Jun 2017

    Security boat on the River Lea: Olympic Park (Feb 2012) Having spent the day selecting images for the Gold Olympics symposium (at Goldsmiths, University of London) later this week, here is one rather unseasonal image from my London 2012 Olympic Park photographs.


  4. International Quarter

    12 Feb 2017

    The International Quarter and vacant land; Stratford (Aug 2016) I am continuing to work through photographs made last summer around the idea of four years on from London 2012. The International Quarter is a mixed development built on land that was the security and ticketing area during the Games. I’ve yet to discover what the vacant plot in the foreground is…


  5. London Aquatics Centre

    01 Dec 2016

    Unintentional but interesting - an image about architecture seems instead to be about surveillance. 


  6. History Tree

    25 Aug 2016

    Monier Road Approach: Platanus x acerfolia (London plane) One of ten ‘History Trees’ planted at the main entrances to the Olympic Park as a public art commission by British artists Ackroyd and Harvey. 


  7. Basketball Arena

    30 Jul 2016

    As London hands over to Rio, a photograph from 2012 of my favourite temporary venue which was the short-lived 12,000 seat Basketball Arena by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.  


  8. Olympic Park wetlands

    23 Apr 2016

    The Olympic Park reed beds in spectacular winter colour along the ‘wetlands’ stretch of the River Lea. 


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