Tuesday, 10 August 2010

The Engineer

The In Site Exhibition at Casa da Arquitectura, Matosinhos, Portugal by Cecil Balmond is showcasing over 100 original sketches and models of his works. This includes Danzer and his most widely known Orbit, the 120m high sculptured created with his long-term friend and collaborator Anish Kapoor for London's 2012 Olympics. Balmond, Deputy Chairman of Arup is the world's most influential engineer and behind most major bridge and building in the last 30 years. The exhibition will run until the 10th September.

Original Model for the CCTV Headquarters in China

ArcelorMittal Orbit by Cecil Balmond

Original sketches for the ArcelorMittal Orbit by Cecil Balmond, Anish Kapoor - steel provided by magnate Lakshmi Mittal

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