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Rio’s Welcome Sign - 2016 Olympics

“Solar City Tower”, built atop the island of Cotonduba, will be the welcome symbol
to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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It will be seen by the game visitors and participants as they arrive by air or water.

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The tower, captures solar energy. It will supply energy for all of the Olympic city,
as well as also for part of Rio.

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It pumps up water from the ocean to create what appears like a water fall
and this fall stimulates turbines that produce energy during the night.

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It will also hold the Olympic flame.

The Tower possesses an amphitheater, an auditorium, a cafeteria and boutiques.
Elevators lead to various observatories..

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At the summit is an observation point to appreciate the sceneryof the land and ocean,
as well as the water fall. It also has a retractable platform for the practice of bungee jumping.

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Solar City Tower will be the point of reference for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.


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