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In Pictures: FaulknerBrowns' Olympic canoe course

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FaulknerBrowns Architects has released these images of its £31 million Olympic whitewater canoe centre

The Lee Valley White Water Centre, located near Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire, will host the canoe slalom events during the 2012 Games.

Previously known as the Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre, the facility was opened in December 2010 and became the first newly-constructed Olympic venue to be completed.

FaulknerBrowns designed the venue’s main building, set in parkland designed by American landscape architects Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.

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In Pictures: Water flows at Olympic canoe course

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The Lee Valley White Water Centre, located near Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire, will host the canoe slalom events during the 2012 Games.

In legacy it will be owned and managed by the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, operating as a major competition and training venue as well as a leisure facility for canoeing and white-water rafting.

The construction of the Lee Valley White Water Centre is due to be completed for Games training and testing later this year and will open to the public for rafting and canoeing in April 2011.

FaulknerBrowns designed the venue’s main building, set in parkland designed by American landscape architects Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.

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  • its a pity that there is no mention of the novated architect, S&P in this article

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