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dc.contributor.authorLatuf de Oliveira Sanchez, Ren
dc.contributor.authorEssex, SJen
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-05T16:13:14Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-05en
dc.identifier.issn1469-9664en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/10368
dc.description.abstract

Olympic Parks demand a very distinctive built environment in order to function for their primary purpose, namely to host major sporting competitions. These spaces, however, require substantial reconfiguration in the post-event mode to ensure viable, mixed use and liveable places. This paper evaluates the challenges of transforming Olympic Parks, using evidence from four past hosts: Munich (1972), Sydney (2000), London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro (2016). The discussion raises questions about retaining the ceremonial focus of the Olympic Park and whether a more decentralised model might make the associated urban design and planning legacies more deliverable for future host cities.

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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis (Routledge)en
dc.titleThe challenge of urban design in securing post-event legacies of Olympic Parksen
dc.typeJournal Article
plymouth.journalJournal of Urban Designen
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13574809.2017.1395690en
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Faculty of Science and Engineering/School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/REF 2021 Researchers by UoA
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plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Research Groups/Centre for Research in Environment and Society (CeRES)
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Research Groups/Centre for Research in Environment and Society (CeRES)/CeRES (Reporting)
plymouth.organisational-group/Plymouth/Research Groups/Marine Institute
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dcterms.dateAccepted2017-10-19en
dc.rights.embargodate2019-06-05en
dc.rights.embargoperiodNot knownen
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1080/13574809.2017.1395690en
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rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2017-12-05en
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen


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