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Olympic 2012 Substation, Stratford, London

Pert, Alan (2010) Olympic 2012 Substation, Stratford, London. UNSPECIFIED.

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In 2007 NORD were appointed to work with the Olympic Delivery Authority to develop a strong contextual approach to a key utility building within the Olympic Park. The building is not designed as an event venue in its own right, but as part of a number of buildings that form the fabric of the Olympic site itself; having permanency, weight and dignity. The utility structures are being developed to consider a common palette of reference materials where these relate to their use and location Awards and reviews: Article In Brick Bulletin. May 2010 Electricity Substation wins RIBA Award. May 2010 Electricity Substation May 2010 wins Scottish Design Award for best Regeneration Project. Electricity Substation shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize. NORD's Substation for the 2012 Olympics makes the 19 strong Long List for the Stirling Prize.July 2010 The Olympic SubStation shortlisted in the Best Public and Innovative Use categories for the Brick Awards.July 2010. Awards night on Wednesday 3 November in London. Article in Dzine, Ibstock, Autumn 2010, pp12-13 Station to station: the new power generation. Includes Nord's olympic power substation. Article in The Independent 5th August 2010.