Our Dezeen Olympics continue as we award medals to the design and architecture of the London 2012 games. Today it's the three most commented stories and the runaway gold medallist is the ArcelorMittal Orbit by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond (above), with over 300 passionate comments. More »
Dezeen Wire: after a spectacular unveiling on Friday, the London 2012 Olympic Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick is proving controversial. Detractors complain that it's hidden out of sight for most visitors to the Olympic Park, only on show for those with tickets to events inside the main stadium, and last night the Cauldron had to be extinguished while it was moved aside to make way for sporting events.
Read more about the Cauldron's design in our earlier story here and see all our stories about the London 2012 Olympics here.
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Dezeen Wire: architect Zaha Hadid has denied her design for the London 2012 Aquatics Centre is to blame for the 600 tickets sold to Olympic spectators unaware they'll have a restricted view of the top diving events. More »
Dezeen Wire: design critic Alice Rawsthorn asks whether the London 2012 Olympic logo has won over the public since it's launch in 2007 when Wolff Olins, creators of the mark, assured an outraged public that they would learn to love it - New York Times
Dezeen Wire: the London Borough of Hackney have announced the details of their Architecture Weekend, a free event showcasing architecture in the borough.
Taking place from 28 to 29 July at Hackney House, the event will give visitors the chance to speak to architects who have studios in Hackney or have designed work in the borough, with entertainment from comedians, musicians and DJs in the evenings. More »
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