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Winter Olympics Venue Designed by OSU Alumnus

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Ohio State Architecture alumnus Ken Wiseman served as the design principle for the new, award-winning Richmond Oval in Richmond, British Columbia. The speed skating venue is a centerpiece for the 2010 Winter Olympics, and is one of few speed skating venues in the world designed to serve multiple community needs after the completion of the Olympics. In addition to his design leadership, Ken was instrumental in the development of a long-term business plan for the project, which was completed on time and on budget. The Richmond Oval was honored with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) 2009 Awards of Excellence for Innovation in Architecture. The project was also the recipient of the Sustainability Star award, given by the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Winter Games Organizing Committee to recognize the innovative efforts Games partners and sponsors are taking to be sustainable. [Read More]

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