Stadium had 'amazing atmosphere' and 'spirit of fun'

When the shortlist was announced, just before the Games began in July, judges described the Olympic Stadium in Stratford as having "a spirit of fun".

They said the architects had "designed a space to create an amazing atmosphere, where every seat has a great view".

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Stadium misses out on prize

London's Olympic stadium has failed to secure its own gold medal, after missing out on the UK's most prestigious architecture prize.