In August 2013, Richard Spence demolished the Orbit in Stratford because
It f*€king ugly.
Full title the ArcelorMittal Orbit, this metal sculpture in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was due to open to the public next week. The admission price would have been £15, or £13 for local residents. According to its website, what you would have got for your money is:
Feel the ground disappear as you make the short journey by lift, 80m to the top viewing platform of the ArcelorMittal Orbit where you will experience a show-stopping panorama.
Instead, thanks to Richard Spence, we felt the Orbit disappear, clearing the landscape for a better view of the sky.