Olympic Velodrome on RIBA Stirling Prize Longlist

Lindsey
By Lindsey Last edited 87 months ago
Olympic Velodrome on RIBA Stirling Prize Longlist

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The Olympic Velodrome, created by Hopkins Architects, has been awarded a RIBA Award for architectural excellence and made the longlist for the 2011 Stirling Prize. It is the first Olympic building to get a gong.

The Guardian says the Velodrome's nickname is the Giant Pringle. Product placement aside, we're not buying it. Wonky Wicker Fruitbasket, maybe. Or from a certain angle, a tribute to Jesper Parnevik's hat. What say you?

Other London award winners include the Angel Building N1, Chiswick House Cafe W4, Leighton House Museum W14 and One New Change.

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Last Updated 19 May 2011