The Olympic Park For The 2016 Rio Games Is Amazing

The design by architecture firm AECOM was made to reflect the mountains and valleys of Brazil’s coastline on the site located in the Rio’s Barra da Tijuca district.

1. The waterside park will house fifteen sporting venues.

Courtesy of AECOM
Courtesy of AECOM

3. The site was constructed around three stadiums used during the 2007 Pan-American Games.

Courtesy of AECOM
Courtesy of AECOM

5. There are seven new stadiums planned as part of the construction.

Courtesy of AECOM
Courtesy of AECOM
Courtesy of AECOM

8. Check out this video to learn more about the plan:

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9. H/T Dezeen

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