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Velodromes

Charles Wagner's bold concept for a figure eight velodrome (Image: Philipp Ohnesorge)

With his Luxodrome concept, architect Charles Wagner has put forward a novel take on the cycling velodrome, with two tracks side by side with adjoining lanes that form one long figure eight track.  Read More

In a move likely to inflict a sudden pang of inadequacy in bicycle clubs the world over, N...

In a move likely to inflict a sudden pang of inadequacy in bicycle clubs the world over, NL Architects has cooked up a concept both radical and supremely simple: a bicycle club with a velodrome on the roof.  Read More

The completed velodrome sits at the north end of the Olympic Park(All images courtesy Olym...

One of the four permanent venues in the London Olympic Park, the velodrome was one of the last to be commissioned, and the first to be completed on time and on budget. Unveiled in February, the sinuous velodrome was chosen to represent London's claim for the "greenest games ever," because of its sustainability and efficiency initiatives. Inspired by lightweight and streamlined racing bikes, the Hopkins Architects-designed velodrome will provide a venue for the indoor track cycling events at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Read More

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