• Olympic Urbanism: The Afterlife of Olympic Parks and Stadiums

    10 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Japan National Stadium by Kengo Kuma And Associates. Image © Japan Sports Associate
    Since their inception in 1896, modern-day Olympics have been regarded by hosting cities as an opportunity to project to the world a specific image of themselves, to subsidize large infrastructure projects, or to rapidly unfold redevelopment schemes. Past the frequently discussed eye-catching stadiums, there is a complex story of Olympic urbanism, which encompasses the large scale developments catalyzed by the event. Exploring the urban and architectural legacy of the Games, the success stories, the white...
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