CLIENT: Balfour Beatty

PROJECT: London 2012 Olympics Water Polo Arena

VALUE: £33m

SECTOR: Leisure

LOCATION: London, England


Project Description

KIPO were appointed to be the designer of the electrical and mechanical services for the Water-polo Venue. The commissions included the detailed engineering deliverables, the discrimination study, the harmonic study, lighting design and the EMC studies. The protection and discrimination study was given immediate status A by the client’s consultants to a study relating to the upstream and downstream breakers surrounding a UPS. The selectivity between the breakers indicated that the UPS earth fault clearance of an MCB at Truss level at 150A.


Summary Of Responsibilities


• MEP Design to RIBA stage 4

• Technical Advice

• Substation & Infrastructure

• Generator design, Low Voltage Heavy Power

• EMC and Harmonic Studies

• Discrimination & Protection Studies

• Cable Sizing

• Lighting design of entire venue

• CFD studies


London 2012 Olympic Water polo venue lighting design