|80,000 seats||80,000 seats|
|25,000 seat stadium||5,000 seat amphitheatre|
|" . . . the best stadium ever constructed anywhere on the planet.” - Ken Livingstone||". . . will create an urban legacy that will outlive the end of the Olympic Games" - Richard M. Daley|
|Original Cost Estimate|
|£280,000,000 ($590,000,000) (2004)||$300,000,000 (September, 2006)|
|Latest Cost Estimate|
|£496,000,000 ($1,044,000,000) (November, 2007)||$366,000,000|
|Initial Reaction to Revised Design|
|"a bowl of blancmange"||still awaiting first revision|
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Wednesday, November 07, 2007
London and Chicago Olympic Stadiums - Separated at Birth?
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good critique of london stadium, shame that the FOA scheme was "used/unused"
they dont really look that similar to me all stadiums kind of look the same the way all cars kind of look the same. The chicago one clearly has a hair flip
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