Earls Court, London, by Charles Howard Crane (1937)
AJ Buildings Library project of the week: Opened in 1937 the exhibition centre is host to 100% Design this weekend
See a full set of original photographs and drawings of Earls Court, one of over 1,000 projects, in the AJ Buildings Library. Built on a triangular site between two Underground stations in west London, the 40,000m² building cost £1.5 million to construct in 1937.
The exhibition centre is one of nine 2012 Olympic venues in the AJ Buildings Library: the main hall will be used as a 15,000-seat volleyball arena during next years Games.
100% Design, part of the London Design Festival is taking place this weekend at the exhibition centre. Visit the AJ at stand D 112, and tell us why you love architects, for the chance to win an iPad 2. Register online to attend.
The AJ Buildings Library
View images, drawings and data of Earls Court and nine other Olympic venues in the AJBL