News: the two temporary wing-like seating stands have been removed from Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre at the London 2012 Olympic Park, meaning the building can be seen for the first time as it was originally designed.
The two temporary stands increased spectator capacity from 2500 to 7500 during the Olympic games, but their removal will enable the building’s conversion to a public swimming pool, set to open in spring 2014.
This rural house in Switzerland by local studio Architetti Pedrozzi e Diaz Saravia is raised off the hillside on a pair of gigantic concrete columns (+ slideshow).
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