The humble bicycle being one of the most efficient machines on earth, perhaps it’s only fitting that the velodrome built for the 2012 London Olympics is the most environmentally sustainable building the village. The ‘drome will house all the usual track events plus BMX. The video above has commentary from one of the structural engineers and the project’s environmental engineer.

2012 London Olympic Velodrome outside view

Click through to see a virtual reality walk through of the concept by Hopkins Architects from 2007…

What do you think?