Orbit Rising – An Extrusion from the Ground

ArchelorMittal Orbit

The ArchelorMittal Orbit, a giant sculpture designed by Anish Kapoor and sited right next to the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, is starting to appear from the ground, looking, at the moment, like a giant-sized playground “mesh”. I like the momentary juxtaposition of the bright yellow cranes and bright red base-struture. The Athletes’ Village is behind the Orbit in these pictures, which I took from the View Tube. The Aquatic Centre, with its bizarre high temporary seating gantries, is just off to the right.

See the photo album on Flickr.

ArchelorMittal Orbit

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4 thoughts on “Orbit Rising – An Extrusion from the Ground

  1. @oobr re: your O events map. It’d be handy if if you clicked on an event in the list the map recentred itself on the event

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