Year of Completion

2014

Material of interest

Crystalline Skin

Properties of Materials

The crystalline skin engages with its surroundings by day, and provides iconic representation of the color and spectacle of the games when illuminated at night. It is also a lightweight material.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Crystalline skin

The crystalline skin engages with its surroundings by day, and provides iconic representation of the color and spectacle of the games when illuminated at night. It is also a lightweight material.

Application

Exterior

Climate

Humid Subtropical

Environmental Response

Light transferring

Keywords

Exterior, Humid Subtropical, Light transferring

Location

Sochi, Russia

Sources

Architect website: www.populous.com

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Date submitted

6-3-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

2014 Winter Olympic Stadium

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