All posts tagged olympic cities

The map of the London Underground is iconic but geographically flawed, with many users unnecessarily changing lines or taking routes that appear shortest but aren't the most speedy option. Despite this, Underground maps and signage have remained largely the same for decades. Until now. Read more
With the question of legacy weighing heavily on the London 2012 Olympic Games, Melissa Meyer considers the good and bad legacies from the Olympic Cities of 1984 to 2008. Read more
The bulk of our built environment is made of places to live, work, and shop, so the stadium is a uniquely modern phenomenon. As sites of major events for short periods of time, many stadia become white elephants, destined to stand as reminders of past visions of grandeur. That needs to change. Read more
The Olympic Games leave behind an indelible mark on any host city, and even those cities that have just bid for the Games. But no one story defines the journey an Olympic host city takes in bidding for, planning, hosting and living in the aftermath of the Games. Read more