Carsten Höller to Open World’s Longest Tunnel Slide at Anish Kapoor's Arcelormittal Orbit

Carsten Höller to Open World’s Longest Tunnel Slide at Anish Kapoor's Arcelormittal Orbitcarsten höller to open world’s longest tunnel slide at anish kapoor's arcelormittal orbit
Tickets are now on sale for the carsten höller-designed slide at the arcelormittal orbit — part of the queen elizabeth olympic park in stratford, london. earlier this year, it was announced that the UK’s tallest public artwork — realized byanish kapoor back in 2012 — would host a 178 meter (584 feet) tunnel slide, wrapping around the steep curves of the sculpture.

the slide orbits the structure 12 times and offers panoramic views of london’s cityscape
image courtesy of arcelormittal orbit
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a 178 meter (584 feet) tunnel slide wraps around the steep curves of the anish kapoor-designed sculpture
image courtesy of arcelormittal orbit 
Carsten Höller to Open World’s Longest Tunnel Slide at Anish Kapoor's Arcelormittal Orbitcarsten holler arcelormittal orbit anish kapoor london
a tight corkscrew section named the ‘bettfeder’ ends with a 15 story straight run back down to earth
image courtesy of arcelormittal orbit
 Carsten Höller to Open World’s Longest Tunnel Slide at Anish Kapoor's Arcelormittal Orbit

behind the scenes at the construction of the slide at the arcelormittal orbit
video courtesy of queen elizabeth olympic park
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construction work begins on the slide at the arcelormittal orbit
image courtesy of queen elizabeth olympic park
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an opening date for the tunnel slide has now been set for june 24, 2016
images courtesy of queen elizabeth olympic park

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