|Location:||London, United Kingdom|
The Copper Box Arena is a multi-sports venue, situated in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London in U.K. The construction of the arena was completed in 2011. The chief architects who built this magnificent arena are MAKE architects, Populous, PTW Architects and ARUP. An estimated amount of £44 million was spent on its construction. The Olympic Delivery Authority operates the arena. The stadium is also environment-friendly as it cuts down energy and water use by 40% by using light pipes and rainwater collectors. The Copper Box Arena was formerly called the "Handball Arena", but in January 2012, the name was changed to "The Copper Box Arena". The venue hosts events such as fencing, shooting, swimming, running, horse jumping, etc. The Copper Box Arena has been the home of the London Lions and the London GD Handball Club, since 2013.