Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The construction of the Olympic objects in Sochi is in full swing. We decided to see how much they have built this year and what new has appeared there for the games.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

This is a panorama with the key Olympic objects:

1) Palace of winter sports “Iceberg”;

2) Skating center “Adler-Arena”;

3) Curling center “Ice cube”;

4) Big Ice Palace;

5) Ice Palace: “Puck”;

6) Olympic stadium “Fisht”;

7) Airport;

8) Railway station;

9) Mediacenter for journalists and the hotel;

10) Olympic Village;

11) Hotel “Reddison Blu”;

12) Port;

13) Houses for those who resettled from the territory of the Olympic facilities.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The objects are located rather close to each other.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s “the heart” of the “Iceberg” – the fridge that freezes ice.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s the arena itself: then and now.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

On the ceiling are special heat guns which help to maintain normal temperature in the stands and on the ice arena.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s the gym for skaters with the rubber flooring.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Special mats for short track have been brought and are drying now.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The stadium resembles an iceberg indeed.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The central stadium will consist of two stands. After the games the building is planned to be modified a bit to be used as a football stadium.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Two giant beams will hold the glass roof.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The beam will meet with this reinforced concrete “hedgehog”.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Now they are supported by numerous scaffolding.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

All objects can withstand an earthquake of up to 9 points. Such gaps provide the “mobility” of the structure, but let’s hope it will remain just a preventative measure.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

This is the place from where the beams “grow”.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s the saketing center “Adler-Arena”.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s how it looks inside.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Everything is ready in the hall, even flowerpots!

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

The builders call the stadium “Orange Mood”.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Only Coca-Cola remains to be brought…

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s the Big Ice Palace.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Compare yourself.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It’s the embankment nearby. It is equipped with the water drainage system.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

As you can see, the Olympic objects are very close to the Black Sea.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

These are the new houses of those who were made to resettle.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

This is how it was and how it is now.

Sochi Olympic Objects Today

It gives hope that everything will be perfectly ready for the Olympic Games 2014!

Location: Sochi

via sergeydolya

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