Gülşen Güler & Robert Holden, 2010, London 2012 Olympics: the lessons for landscape and regeneration, in: Ahmet Cenguiz Yildizci, Yasin Çagatay Seçkin, Gülşen Güler, ‘Proceedings of the 27th ECLAS conference: Cultural Landscape’, Cenkler for ECLAS European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools / Landscape Architecture Department, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul
- Author : Gülşen Güler & Robert Holden
- Year : 2010
- English Title : London 2012 Olympics: the lessons for landscape and regeneration
- Published in Book : Proceedings of the 27th ECLAS conference: Cultural Landscape
- Pages : 357-368
- Abstract in English : 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 to Sydney. The role of environmental 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.
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