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Drawings on the London Olympics by Clo'e Floirat

Drawings on the London Olympics by Clo'e Floirat

Writer and artist Clo'e Floirat has sent us a series of comical-satirical drawings of venues for the London 2012 Olympics, including one of the "Awful Tower" representing the much-criticised ArcelorMittal Orbit tower by Anish Kapoor as an Eiffel Tower tied in knots (above).

London Olympic Stadium by Clo'e Floirat

Above: "Olympic Stadium' comments on the controversy over the sponsorship of the "wrap" around the Olympic Stadium, designed by Populous.

Aquatics Centre by Clo'e Floirat

Above: "Aquatics Centre" refers to the temporary seating wings added to the Aquatics Centre designed by Zaha Hadid. The wings will be removed after the games, allowing Hadid's building to be properly appreciated.

Basketball Arena by Clo'e Floirat

Above: "Olympic Basketball Arena" is a comment on the low-cost nature of many venues. The basketball arena is located in a temporary PVC tent designed by Sinclair Knight Merz with Wilkinson Eyre and KSS.

Velodrome by Clo'e Floirat

Above: "Velodrome" is a visual pun on the form of the cycling arena by Hopkins Architects.

Drawings on the London Olympics by Clo'e Floirat

Above: "The Awful Tower" refers to the sculptural viewing platform by Anish Kapoor that has been widely criticised.

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