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Shivani Burra Form of the London Olympic Stadium In Stratford, London, architect Populous did more than just design a magnificent building; he transformed the image of an entire city. The London Olympic stadium has become an icon of the city and draws in many visitors yearly. It has such a great impact on the city primarily because of its form. Not only is it a beautiful building that redefines the city, it is also a functional space that allows for people from all over the world to gather. The shape, space, and material are elements that make the London Stadium such a recognized building. While the London Stadium has all 12 aspects of form: balance, symmetry, space, line, material, rhythm, proportion, light, shape, color, scale and texture. The three strongest this building conveys are shape, space, and material. The first thing one notices when looking at the stadium is the incredibly abstract shape of the building. Multiple curved corners and round walls make up the outside of the building and all come together to create a grandiose building. As
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  • Spring '16
  • Pederson
  • Summer Olympic Games, 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing National Stadium, Olympic Stadium, London Olympic Stadium

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