Olympic Shooting Venue by Magma Architecture, London, UK, All three ranges were configured in a crisp, white double curved membrane façade studded with vibrantly colored openings. As well as animating the façade these dots operate as tensioning nodes. The 18.000 m² of phthalate-free pvc membrane functions best in this stretched format as it prevents the façade from flapping in the wind. The double-curvature geometry is a result of the optimal use of the membrane material.

Gallery of Olympic Shooting Venue / Magma Architecture - 11

Olympic Shooting Venue by Magma Architecture, London, UK, All three ranges were configured in a crisp, white double curved membrane façade studded with vibrantly colored openings. As well as animating the façade these dots operate as tensioning nodes. The 18.000 m² of phthalate-free pvc membrane functions best in this stretched format as it prevents the façade from flapping in the wind. The double-curvature geometry is a result of the optimal use of the membrane material.

CLM - Set Design - Shona Heath - paper plates, photography by Tim Walker

CLM - Set Design - Shona Heath - paper plates, photography by Tim Walker

Olympic Shooting Venue: Location: London, UK Year of Construction…

Olympic Shooting Venue: Location: London, UK Year of Construction…

2012 OLYMPIC SHOOTING by MAGMA Architecture

2012 OLYMPIC SHOOTING by MAGMA Architecture

The shooting galleries for the London 2012 Olympic was designed by Magma Architecture. The Olympic Shooting Venue comprises three PVC tents that have been

Olympic Shooting Venue by Magma Architecture

Olympic Shooting Venue by Magma Architecture

Sporting COLOR!!  In archery, archers use bows to shoot at targets.  Each colored circle on the target means a different number of points.   Each archer shoots a certain number of arrows at the target.  The the archer collects the arrows.  How do the archers know which arrows are theirs?  Each archer knows teh oclors painted on the shafts of his/her arrows.       COLOR plays an important role in many games and sports.   Color can differentiate players, teams, points and positions.

Sporting COLOR!! In archery, archers use bows to shoot at targets. Each colored circle on the target means a different number of points. Each archer shoots a certain number of arrows at the target. The the archer collects the arrows. How do the archers know which arrows are theirs? Each archer knows teh oclors painted on the shafts of his/her arrows. COLOR plays an important role in many games and sports. Color can differentiate players, teams, points and positions.

Magma Architecture's Olympic Shooting Venue uses a phthalate-free PVC membrane  . Image © J.L. Diehl

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Magma Architecture's Olympic Shooting Venue uses a phthalate-free PVC membrane . Image © J.L. Diehl

Gallery - Olympic Shooting Venue / Magma Architecture - 4

Gallery of Olympic Shooting Venue / Magma Architecture - 4

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