Herzog & de Meuron
Herzog & de
2016 Rio de
(Originally Zaha Hadid)1
Sources: On Expos see note 12 and BIE website (www.bie-paris.org). On Olympics see the IOC website (www
‘Sorry. A Project for Artforum by Guillaume Bijl’, Artforum (January 1989), pp.
79–82; ‘The Passageway. A Project for Artforum by Wolfgang Laib’, Artforum
(April 1989), pp. 136–141; ‘Mother as Mountain. A Project for Artforum by AnishKapoor, Sylvie Primard and Pier Luigi Tazzi’, Artforum (September 1989), pp.
126–131; ‘Japanese Moments. A Project for Artforum by Ange Leccia’, Artforum
(January 1990), pp. 101–104; ‘See. Speak. Hear. Heads. A Project for Artforum
by Jeanne Dunning’, Artforum (May 1990), pp. 165–167.
18 See for example T. Papageorge, ‘From Walker Evans
its naming rights. The structure which emerged from the
design competition is located in the South Park near the Olympic Stadium.31
It is essentially a large-scale 114-metre-high piece of public art (created by the
internationally renowned artist AnishKapoor) which is also designed to act as
a public viewing tower. As a world city London has long compared unfavourably with other such cities in terms of its provision for visitors to take a bird’s
eye view of the city, of its quarters, major buildings and skyline, from high
platforms. This is one of the reasons for