Architecture – Orbit Tower by Anish Kapoor

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London has got a new icon. The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower is the newest addition to the Olympic Park and provides an attraction to rival those visited the world over.

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Designed by Anish Kapoor, the most influential British sculptor alive, and Cecil Balmond, a structural engineer who can realize the follies of the best architects, the Orbit Tower could only be built with the participation of the billionaire Lakshmi Mittal, the richest man in the UK, considered the king of steel.

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With 114.5 meters (22 meters longer than the Statue of Liberty) Orbit Tower is made of steel its officially name is ArcerolMittal Orbit Tower. Two elevators allow us the access to the top, with capacity for 21 people each, capable of carrying 500-770 people per hour.

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Two covered platforms offer an excellent views of the Olympic Park and the city of London. It will also be able to cater for events and conferences offering delegates and organisers alike a unique setting and location for their event.

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