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Olympic cities: 2012 and the remaking of London

Gavin Poynter

Olympic cities: 2012 and the remaking of London

by Gavin Poynter

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Farnham, Surrey, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- England -- London,
  • Urban renewal -- England -- London,
  • Olympics -- History -- Case studies,
  • East End (London, England) -- Buildings, structures, etc,
  • East End (London, England) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Gavin Poynter and Iain MacRury.
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesDesign and the built environment
    ContributionsMacRury, Iain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV722 2012 .P69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23170711M
    ISBN 109780754671008
    LC Control Number2009008826

      The Olympic Games in London were a unique opportunity for staging a favourable version of the British metropolis to a global audience. Looking at the representation of London in the light of recent strategies of city branding, this article will focus on the portrayal of London in the Olympic Opening Ceremony. The Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London , was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August in London, United first event, the group stage in women's football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremony on 27 July.

    Olympic Cities: and the Remaking of London (Design and the Built Environment) by Gavin Poynter (Oct) Hardcover: Books - at: Hardcover. This book brings together a body of new research which looks both backwards and forwards to consider how far the London Olympic legacy has been delivered and how far it has been a hollow promise. Cohen and Watt consider the lessons that can be learnt from the London experience and aptly apply.

    in this journal.   The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in , provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides overviews of the urban legacy of the four component Olympic festivals: the Summer Games; Winter.


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