Tokyo 2020; Yumenoshima Park Archery Field

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Year completed: 2019
  • Type: New – Permanent
  • Capacity: 5,600 seats
  • Olympic sports: Archery
  • Paralympic sports: Archery
  • Post-Games use: Archery competitions

 

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Tokyo 2020; Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre

Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre: June 2019/ © Tokyo Metropolitan Government

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Year completed: 2019
  • Type: New – Permanent
  • Capacity: 7,500 seats
  • Olympic sports: Canoe-Kayak (slalom)
  • Paralympic sports: –
  • Post-Games use: Water sports and leisure activities.

 

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Tokyo 2020; Sea Forest Waterway

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Year completed: 2019
  • Type: New – Permanent
  • Capacity: 12,800 / 16,000 (12,800 Paralympics) seats
  • Olympic sports: Canoe-Kayak (sprint), Rowing
  • Paralympic sports: Canoe, Rowing
  • Post-Games use: Venue for international rowing and canoe competitions. Open to the public.

 

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Sea Forest Waterway: May 2019/ © Tokyo Metropolitan Government

 

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Book recommendation; Olympic Games – The Design by Markus Osterwalder

From the publisher:

Olympic Games – The Design
Markus Osterwalder

English, 2 x 776 pages, 6000 illustrations, 21 x 28.5 cm, 2 hardcover volumes in box
ISBN 978-3-7212-1000-2
Release date: 10/2019

 

_The design of all Olympic Games of modern times including Tokyo 2020
_Author has the worldwide biggest collection of Olympic objects
_With essays by leading designers on selected design topics
_Olympic design as study of coporate identity

Is there a bigger challenge for a designer than the creation of an identity for the Olympic Games? Each venue has developed its own unique image, merging national spirit and international trends with the Olympic spirit of friendship, solidarity and fairness. “Olympic Games – The Design” provides an in-depth overview of the history of the Games, with for the first time the visual appearance in the center of attention: logos, mascots, medals, pictograms, uniforms, tickets, luggage tags, posters, souvenirs and much more.

The author Markus Osterwalder presents a total of around 6,000 illustrations on over 1,500 pages in two volumes with 58 chapters including astonishing facts and stories about who created what and how. For each of the Games, the passionate Swiss collector has systematically chosen examples from the fields of graphic design, typography, fashion design and product design that enable viewers and readers to fully grasp the design identity of the respective Games. In addition, this title also shows an extraordinarily exciting development in the field of corporate identity and brand design.

 
You can order this book here.

 

Source: Braun Publishing AG / niggli Verlag

Tokyo 2020; Sea Forest Cross-Country Course

Image: Google Earth / ©2019 Maxar Technologies

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Type: Temporary
  • Capacity: 16,000 seats
  • Olympic sports: Equestrian (eventing, cross-country)
  • Paralympic sports: –

 

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Tokyo 2020; Oi Hockey Stadium

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Year completed: 2019
  • Type: New – Permanent
  • Capacity: 15,000 seats
  • Olympic sports: Hockey
  • Paralympic sports: –
  • Post-Games use: Hockey venue and a multi-purpose sports facility

 

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Tokyo 2020; Aomi Urban Sports Park

 

Facts & Figures

  • Competition zone: Tokyo Bay Zone
  • Type: Temporary
  • Capacity: 7,100 / 8,400 (4,300 Paralympics) seats
  • Olympic sports: Basketball (3×3), Sport Climbing
  • Paralympic sports: Football 5-a-side

 

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