London 2012 Olympic Cauldron

Designing the Olympics London / United Kingdom / 2012

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“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: Stems: 204 Material: Stainless Steel Petals: 204 Material: Copper with acid etching for country names Total Weight: 16tonnes Height: 8.5m Width: 5.5m (stems up) Length: 6.2m (stems up)
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    “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: Stems: 204 Material: Stainless Steel Petals: 204 Material: Copper with acid etching for country names Total Weight: 16tonnes Height: 8.5m Width: 5.5m (stems up) Length: 6.2m (stems up)

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    • Year 2012
    • Work finished in 2012
    • Status Completed works
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