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  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    New archaeological excavations have led to the discovery of an intact six metre-high stone column. The column probably came from the Roman site of Lousonna (perhaps from a public building such as a temple or basilica, or from a wealthy private residence), but appears to have been transported here in the Medieval period to be recycled (as the presence of a nearby lime kiln would suggest).
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:39 PM | Photo
  • New Robots unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Games

    New Robots unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Games

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has unveiled four new futuristic robots which will be deployed to assist spectators, athletes and officials at competition venues and to relay sound, images and physical feedback from venues to those watching remotely. The Tokyo 2020 Robot Project aims to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Games will be the most innovative ever, with the new robots expected to provide visiting fans and those watching remotely with an experience they are unlikely to forget.
    Monday, July 22, 2019 4:07 PM | Photo
  • Tokyo 2020 flower lanes will welcome spectators

    Tokyo 2020 flower lanes will welcome spectators

    Tokyo 2020 today revealed details of the Tokyo 2020 Flower Lane project. This project engages schoolchildren in prefectures that are hosting Olympic and Paralympic events in the planting of seeds to grow flowers that will be used in place of traditional partitions to create attractive natural barriers at pedestrian screening areas in front of venues.
    Monday, June 17, 2019 4:09 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    Shot of the pillars that form the second skin of the building’s façade. The pillars are ready to have the glass installed.
    Monday, August 12, 2019 9:13 AM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The inside of Olympic House is also taking shape. Prototype partitions and furniture have been installed with a view to finalising orders.
    Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:36 AM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The inside of Olympic House is also taking shape. Prototype partitions and furniture have been installed with a view to finalising orders.
    Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:37 AM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    View of the working space. Staff members’ desks will be placed in an eight-metre-wide strip along the façade to ensure they have as much natural light as possible.
    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 9:17 AM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The protective layers between the floors are being removed in order to let light through.
    Saturday, August 10, 2019 9:15 AM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The plinths are the complex geometric bases at the four corners of the building that connect it to the park.
    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:04 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    Pillars that support the structure of the various floors. All the floors are angled in such a way as to follow the distinctive, unique geometry of the Olympic House façade. No one part of the structure is the same as the one next to it.
    Monday, July 22, 2019 9:40 AM | Photo
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