Architecture of the Games Weekly – Issue #20/2015

News roundup: This week’s topics


 Calendar of events: November 13 to November 22, 2015

  • November 12 to November 14; Rio 2016 Boccia test event
  • November 18 to November 21; Rio 2016 Table Tennis test event

See full event calender


 New posts on Architecture of the Games


This week’s most read articles


Image of the week

Paris site Olympic Village
Paris 2024 selects sites for Olympic (Pleyel – Bords de Seine) and Media (Le Bourget – Dugny) villages. Source: Paris2024 on Twitter

 


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News roundup: This week’s topics


Video of the week

Rio 2016 construction update June 2015


New posts on Architecture of the Games


This week’s most read articles


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© West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision
© West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision

 


London 2012;


Sochi 2014;


Rio 2016;


Tokyo 2020;


2022 Bid;


2024 Bid;


International Olympic Committee;


News roundup; This week’s topics (10/2015)

© International Olympic Committee / 3XN
© International Olympic Committee / 3XN

London 2012;


Sochi 2014;


Rio 2016;


PyeongChang 2018;


Tokyo 2020;


2022 Bid;

  • Budget of Winter Olympics in Almaty cut by $550 million [Tengri News]
  • Beijing’s edge in 2022 Winter Olympics bid [Xinhua]

2024 Bid;


The International Olympic Committee;


News roundup; This week’s topics (9/2015)

© Rio2016
© Rio2016

London 2012;


Sochi 2014;


Rio 2016;


PyeongChang 2018;

  • Joint working group formed to speed up 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics prep [FoxSports]

Tokyo 2020;


2028 Bid;


The International Olympic Committee;


Sochi 2014; One year on

Sochi 2014 One year on montage

Venues; post Olympic use (by February 2015)

Adler Arena Skating Center

  • Architect: StoryInternational / Cannon Design
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Speed Skating
  • Paralympic Games: –
  • Seats: 8.000

Legacy

  • Tennis Academy
  • ITF Fed Cup (2014)

Iceberg Skating Palace

  • Architect: GUP MNIIP mosproject-4
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Figure Skating / Short Track Speed Skating
  • Paralympic Games: –
  • Seats: 12.000

Legacy

  • Ice Arena (final function yet to be decided)

Ice Cube Curling Center

  • Architect: Stroyproekt and Ural-Expert
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Curling
  • Paralympic Games: Wheelchair Curling
  • Seats: 3.000

Legacy

  • Music venue
  • WCF World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships (2015)
  • World Senior Curling Championships (2015)

Bolshoy Ice Dome

  • Architect: SIC mostovik
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Ice Hockey
  • Paralympic Games: –
  • Seats: 12.000

Legacy

  • Home of HC Sochi (Kontinental Hockey League)
  • Channel One Cup (December 2014)

Shayba Arena

  • Architect: CNIIPromzdaniy
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Ice Hockey
  • Paralympic Games: Ice Sledge Hockey
  • Seats: 7.000

Legacy

  • Russian Children’s Sports and Education Centre

Fisht Olympic Stadium

  • Architect: Populous
  • Cluster: Coastal
  • Olympic Games: Ceremonies
  • Paralympics: Ceremonies
  • Seats; 40.000

Legacy

  • Currently being converted into a football stadium (capacity: 47,659 seats)
  • Training centre and match venue for the Russia national football team
  • 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup

Laura Cross Country Ski and Biathlon Center

  • Cluster: Mountain
  • Olympic Games: Biathlon / Cross-country Skiing / Nordic combined
  • Paralympic Games: Biathlon / Cross-country Skiing
  • Seats:  7.500

Legacy

  • Resort destination

Olympic Park

Legacy

  • Sochi Autodrom
  • Formula One Russian Grand Prix [Read More]

Sochi Games media centre

Legacy

  • Convention complex
  • Sochi Economic Forum
  • 2015 SportAccord Convention

 

Read more;

News articles about Sochi’s Olympic legacy that are worth reading:

News roundup; This week’s topics (8/2015)

Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision
Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision

London 2012;

  • Transformation lights up former Olympic Stadium [queenelizabetholympicpark.com]

Sochi 2014;


Rio 2016;


PyeongChang 2018;


Tokyo 2020;


2022 Bid;


2024 Bid;


News roundup; This week’s topics (7/2015)

© PyeongChang 2018
© PyeongChang 2018

Sochi 2014;


Rio 2016;

  • Manaus enters race to host Rio 2016 Olympic Games football matches [Rio2016.com]

PyeongChang 2018;

  • PyeongChang 2018 Celebrates3-years to go with ‘One Day in PyeongChang’ Event [PyeongChang2018.com]

2022 Bid;

  • IOC panel in Almaty to inspect bid for 2022 Winter Olympics [Yahoo Sports Canada]

2024 Bid;


News roundup; This week’s topics (6/2015)

Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision
Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision

 


London 2012;


Sochi 2014;

  • Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment [My San Antonio]

Rio 2016;


2022 Bid;


2024 Bid;


Top 10 topics of 2014


1. Sochi 2014; Olympic and Paralympic Games;

sochi sky


2. Rio 2016; Construction of the venues well underway

Photo: EOM/Renato Sette Camara
Photo: EOM/Renato Sette Camara

3. Tokyo 2020; Olympic Stadium discussion

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4. PyeongChang 2018; Start construction venues

© www.pyeongchang2018.org
© www.pyeongchang2018.org

5. London 2012; Aquatics Centre and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opens to the public

© Martijn Giebels / AotG
© Martijn Giebels / AotG

6. IOC; Agenda 2020 approved

127th IOC Session Monaco 2014 Emblem


7. Nanjing 2014; Second Summer Youth Olympic Games

Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre


8. Rio 2016; Look of the Games and Mascots unveiled

©Rio 2016
©Rio 2016

9. London 2012; Olympic Stadium transformation

Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision
Photo: Webcam West Ham United FC / Lobster Vision

10. 2022 Bid; Only Almaty and Beijing remain

2022 Beijing Map