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The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park,9781119940692
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The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781119940692

ISBN10:
1119940699
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/14/2013
Publisher(s):
Wiley

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Summary

This is the story of the making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, created for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated in East London, the Olympic Park is recognized as one of the very first sustainable public parks of the 21st century. Exploring how Olympic Park was conceived as a new piece of city that shifted the entire center of gravity of London eastwards, this book reveals the philosophical context and technical insights that went into the creation of this sustainable, contemporary urban park of international significance.

Author Biography

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



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