Diller Scofidio + Renfro reveal preliminary concept for the US Olympic Museum

May 14, 2015 by  
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New York studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro has revealed their concept for the United States Olympic Museum , scheduled to open in downtown Colorado Springs, CO before the 2018 Olympic Winter Games . The renderings for the 60,000 square foot space show sweeping curved lines, elevated walkways and an extensive outdoor public plaza with views of Colorado’s Pikes Peak. The building’s spiraling shape reflects was inspired by the fluid movement of Olympic athletes and it will act as a brilliant commemoration of the Olympic games. Read the rest of Diller Scofidio + Renfro reveal preliminary concept for the US Olympic Museum Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2018 Winter Olympics , Architecture , architecture concepts , colorado springs , DS+R Architects , olympics , US Olympic Museum , winter olympics

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Finally! 2014 US Winter Olympic Team’s Ralph Lauren Uniforms Will Be Made In USA

November 2, 2013 by  
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In 2012, the world was shocked to learn that the uniforms worn by the Winter Olympic team were actually made in China . It really shouldn’t have been a surprise, since a large percentage of all clothes worn by Americans are created in other countries, often by workers in dangerous factories who make next to nothing. The incident was a PR disaster for Ralph Lauren , who designed the uniforms, and a missed opportunity for the American economy. The controversy had an immediate effect on the fashion company, which announced that for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, all of Team USA’s uniforms will be made by domestic craftspeople. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fashion , made in america , olympic team , olympics , Ralph Lauren , sochi 2014 , usa , winter olympics        

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