Urban Design 116 - Autumn 2010

OLYMPIC LEGACY

Publication Date: 01 October 2011

 

News and Events

Trees and Climate Change 3

Suburbs 3

UDG in the North-East 4

StreetLondon Walk 4

Urban Design Group’s AGM 5

UDG Study Tour 6

CABE page 8

The Urban Design Interview: Rochelle Friend 9

 

Viewpoints

Segregated suburban Post-War estates,Jasdeep Bhalla 10

 

Topic: Olympic Legacies

Introduction, Liezel Kruger 12

Olympic Games Timeline 13

Placemaking and Legacy in the 2012 Olympic Park, Pat Willoughby 14

Olympic Gardens: A Green legacy of the Games, Hanwen Liao 17

Learning from Vancouver, Anne Stevenson 19

Beijing Olympics, Jun Huang 21

The Legacy of the Berlin 1936 Olympics, Neil Corteen 24

Cape Town 2004, Peter de Tolly 27

Anatomy of Mega-Projects, Judith Ryser 29

Measuring the Legacies, Peter Vlachos 31

 

Francis Tibbalds Award

Short Listed Projects

Main Town Square Caernarfon,Taylor Young Ltd. 32

Oxford Circus improvements, Atkins 34

Firepool, Taunton, NEW Masterplanning 36

 

Publishers Award

Book Reviews

Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment, Cliff Moughtin, Kate McMahon and Paola Signoretta 38

Smartcities + Eco-warriors, CJ Lim and Ed Lui 38

Designing High-Density Cities for Social and Environmental Sustainability, Edward Ng (ed.) 39

The Urban Housing Handbook, Eric Firley and Caroline Stahl 39

Liverpool: Shaping the City, Stephen Bayley & Paul McMullin 40

Grand Urban Rules, Alex Lehnerer 40

Great Public Squares An Architect’s Selection, Robert F. Gatje 41

Making Better Places: The Planning Project in the Twenty-First Century, Patsy Healey 41

 

Practice Index 42

Education Index 49

Endpiece

Grid references, Joe Holyoak 49