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Olympic Stadium (London 2012) by Populous Company PDF Print E-mail
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Location: 103-113 Marshgate Ln, Stratford, London, United Kingdom

Architect: Populous (a.k.a. HOK Sport)
Structural engineer: Buro Happold
Services engineer: Buro Happold
Main contractors: Sir Robert McAlpine
Construction cost: 486 Million Pounds
Capacity: 80,000

Design and construction status
The stadium design was launched on 7 November 2007. The architect, Populous, is an architectural firm specializing in the design of sports facilities and convention centres, as well as planning of major special events. As a "unique 80,000 seat stadium, it will be the centrepiece for the 2012 Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies and the athletics events, converting down to a 60,000 seat permanent stadium after the Games, when it will become the new home for West Ham United, combined with other sporting, community and educational uses", according to LOCOG.

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