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John Hopkins DipLA MLA FLI ASLA is a landscape architect, environmental planner and urban designer. He was project sponsor for the parklands and public realm at the Olympic Delivery Authority from 2007 to 2011 and is currently visiting professor of landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Greenwich.
Peter Neal BA (Hons), DipLA, MDes, Dip Ecology, FLI is a landscape architect, environmental planner and urban designer. He was head of public space at the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment from 2003 to 2011 and has acted as an adviser to the Olympic Delivery Authority for the Parklands and Public Realm since 2006. He currently runs his own landscape planning and design consultancy specializing in urban parks and the public realm.
Table of Contents
A – Foreword – Sir Nicholas Serota
B – Acknowledgments
C – Introductory Essay – The Power of the Games
Chapter One – Start with the Park
Interview: Alison Nimmo
Interview: Jason Prior & Bill Hanway
Chapter Two – Delivering the Park
Interview: Sir David Higgins
Interview: Ian Galloway / Matt Heal
Chapter Three – Planning and Designing the Park
Interview: George Hargreaves
Interview: Andrew Harland / Neil Mattinson
Interview: Sarah Price
Chapter Four – Constructing the Park
Interview: Simon Wright
Interview: Alison Braham & Martyn Lass / Tom Armour & Bill Grose
Interview: Nigel Dunnett / James Hitchmough
Chapter Five – A Walk in the Park
Interview: Dennis Hone
Interview: Sir John Armitt
D – Afterword – James Corner
E – Schedule of Teams Involved in the Project
F – Glossary
H – References
I – Index
J – Picture Credits