This is the third edition of ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’. This edition focuses on the Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020. We take a look to the Games from the perspective of the designer. We explain the Tokyo 2020 Masterplan, give a complete overview of all the venues and pay attention to Japanese urban planning and architecture in general.
This magazine is available to read for free via electronic publishing platform Issuu (link).
This is the second edition of ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’. This magazine is available to read for free via electronic publishing platform Issuu. ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’ is a non-commercial, educational project and all contributors have offered their work on a voluntary basis.
Exactly one year ago the XXIII Olympic Winter Games took place in the Republic of Korea. PyeongChang 2018 will go down in history for multiple reasons; not only because of the participation of North Korea and the many memorable sporting achievements, but also because of the excellent organization of the event and the South Korean hospitality.
During the first week of the Games I stayed in Gangneung and visited events in both the ‘Coastal Cluster’ as ‘Mountain Cluster’. The photo essay in this magazine documents my visit. I wanted to capture the entire Olympic visitor experience; showing the part of the Games that is often hidden to viewers at home.
Today, Architecture of the Games announces the release of the first edition of ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’. This bilingual magazine is available to read for free via electronic publishing platform Issuu. ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’ is a non-commercial, educational project and all contributors have offered their work on a voluntary basis.
In ‘Architecture of the Games Magazine’ we take a look at the Olympic Games from the perspective of the designer. We will be paying special attention to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. Other topics include Rio 2016, the new Candidature Process for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games and the Olympic Legacy of Barcelona 1992 and London 2012. In the last section you will find a report of our visit to ‘Olympic Capital’ Lausanne.
Continue reading “New: Architecture of the Games Magazine #1 – January 2018”
This photo book is a report of my visit to Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics.
Table of contents:
II. National Houses
V. Sponsor Pavilions
VII. Look of the Games
VIII. Outside Rio de Janeiro
Throwback Thursday: Four years ago, I have made a photo book of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This book is now available for reading online.
This year we will be paying special attention to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, resulting in (among other things) the publication of this magazine.
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Today I’ve uploaded a photo book that I made two years ago. In this book you can see the transformation of the Olympic Park in the first two years after the Games. This summer I want to continue this project with a second book.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: London 2012 Two Years On
The Candidature Acceptance Procedure and Questionnaire is the document provided by the IOC to Applicant Cities in the first phase of the bid process. It contains explanations about the various steps of the application phase until the selection of Candidate Cities by the IOC Executive Board in July 2014.
Full publication: http://www.olympic.org/Documents/Host_city_elections/2022-Candidature-Acceptance-Procedure-FINAL-with-cover.pdf
(from page 49 the IOC questionnaire about venues)