Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development: Strategies for Design and Development by Adrian PittsSustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development: Strategies for Design and Development by Adrian Pitts

Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development: Strategies for Design and Development

byAdrian Pitts, Hanwen LiaoEditorAdrian Pitts

Paperback | June 24, 2009

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With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability.

This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by learning from the lessons of the past and by taking account of the latest developments. It offers an assessment tool that can be tailored to individual circumstances ¿ a tool which emerges from the analysis of previous summer games host cities and from techniques in environmental analysis and assessment.

Title:Sustainable Olympic Design and Urban Development: Strategies for Design and DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.7 inPublished:June 24, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415467624

ISBN - 13:9780415467629

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Olympic Development Scenario  1. Introduction  2. Olympic History and its Urban Context  Part 2: Olympic Design and Development: Past and Present  3. Urban Development  4. Sports Venue Design and Development  5. Olympic Village Design and Development  6. The Olympic Impact on Host Cities  Part 3: Evaluating Olympic Urban Development for Sustainability  7. Infrastructural Requirements to Stage the Modern Games  8. Sustainable Olympic Urban Development  9. Proposed Evaluation Framework for the Olympic City  10. The London 2012 Olympics  11. Conclusions and Recommendations