publication . Article . 2010

Olympics Legacy: the London Olympics 2012

Gulsen, Guler; Holden, Robert;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University
  • Country: United Kingdom
The reasons for proposing a London 2012 bid are outlined in the light of London city planning over the past sixty years. The processes influencing the bid for the London 2012 Olympics are investigated in respect of the lessons from Barcelona and Sydney. The role of environmental\ud and landscape improvement is examined and the importance of legacy is described and analysed. The cost of Olympiads since Sydney 2000 are described and compared. Then progress of the London 2012 Olympics development is described relative to regeneration of East London. Finally the effects of current proposals to cut back the costs of the 2012 Olympics are considered. Olympic Games pla...
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