The David Ross Education Trust Bobby Moore Academy comprises a new primary school and secondary school split over two sites. Located in the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is built to serve the growing local community. The 2FE primary school for 420 children is located along the Lee Navigation Canal to the west of the Olympic stadium.
From the archive; Two videos from 2012 showing two exhibitions that were on display during the Olympic Games at the Royal Institute of British Architects.
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21 Modular workspaces were placed on the structure of Here East, the former IBC at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park:
— Dezeen (@dezeen) 26 oktober 2018
The V&A unveiled plans for two new sites in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park:
O’Donnell + Tuomey's V&A East museum is designed as a stand-alone pavilion within the Olympicopolis development https://t.co/zwWPcWur8s
— Dezeen (@dezeen) 2 november 2018
Hackney Wick station was a transport point for the London 2012 Olympics Games. Between Spring 2017 and May 2018 the station was rebuilt and modernised.
Client: Network Rail and London Legacy Development Corporation
Design: Landolt + Brown Architects and artist Wendy Hardie
IOC Media on YouTube
There are many reasons why hosting the Olympic Games is attractive to a city or country. The expectations that the event will have a positive impact, both tangible and intangible, on local communities is alive and well. From developing an underserved part of a city and expanding much-needed infrastructure to boosting the local economy and increasing tourism, hosting such a large-scale event can bring about great opportunities. However, cost overruns, questions over resource use and perceived corruption among other challenges have left some populations hesitant about their city’s bid to host the Olympic Games. This session will seek to examine the arguments for and against hosting the Olympic Games, and shine a light on the real experiences, both challenging and inspiring, faced by organisers from past and upcoming Games.
Moderator: Sonali Shah, Broadcaster and Journalist, United Kingdom
– Mariana Behr, Former Head of Engagement and Education, Rio 2016, Brazil
– Lord Paul Deighton, Former CEO, London 2012, United Kingdom
– Chris Dempsey, Co-Founder, No Boston Olympics, United States
– John Furlong OC, OBC, President and CEO, Vancouver 2010, Canada
– Shu’an Yang, Vice President, Beijing 2022, China
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A film showing the processes and technology for managing traffic in London, that allows TfL to handle major events such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Story behind TfL’s work in preparing the road network for the 2012 games. Including TfL’s commitment to deliver the Olympic and Paralympic road network as part of the 2012 bid.