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The Urban Effects of Modern Olympic Games

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The Olympics and urban planning have a long relationship that goes far beyond that brief time in the early 20th century when “mixed architecture, architectural designs” and “town planning” were...

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Rio’s Olympic Architecture

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A week into the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, we’ve heard impressive stories of perseverance, rivalry and unity, as well as serious concerns regarding slum clearance and pollution. But...

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The Architecture of Super Stadiums

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...benefits of these stadiums outweigh the tax breaks they have traditionally been given. The debate is especially heated in cases like the Olympics, where a long-term use for the stadium...

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The Welcoming City: A Design Experiment in Mobile Humanitarian Aid

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...to occupy a host territory? Their surprising answer? Music festivals, another “mobile encampment” typology. From fairs to conventions to the Olympics, cities often welcome transitory movements of visitors, accepting inconveniences...

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Great Books for Architects, Urbanists & Engineers

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...On the urban planning and design front, Planetizen curated a well rounded list that includes a colouring book as well books on tactical urbanism, the economics of hosting the Olympics,...

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London Architecture: Dynamic, Historic, Diverse

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...from the northeast from Dickinson’s Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851-1854 by Dickinson Brothers, 1852, and is in the public domain More recently, the 2012 Olympics were seen...

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