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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”...


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....


The Architecture of Super Stadiums

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...economic 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...


The Welcoming City: A Design Experiment in Mobile Humanitarian Aid

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...people 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...


Great Books for Architects, Urbanists & Engineers

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...Olympics, the crash of the creative class and a host of other issues. Interestingly, no annual best book lists were produced for landscape architects or civil engineers. However, we tracked...


London Architecture: Dynamic, Historic, Diverse

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...Palace 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...

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