“Nothing has been harder than designing for the Olympics. It is the most public moment one can ever be involved in.
I am humbled and excited, and above all very proud to have played a part in this significant moment for Great Britain.” - Thomas Heatherwick
London 2012 Olympic Cauldron stats and facts:
Material: Stainless Steel
Material: Copper with acid etching for country names
Total Weight: 16tonnes
Width: 5.5m (stems up)
Length: 6.2m (stems up)