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Planning Olympic Legacies

Author : Eva Kassens-Noor
ISBN : 9780415689595
Genre : Architecture
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When a city wins the right to hold the Olympics, one of the oft cited advantages to the region is the catalytic effect upon the urban and transport projects of the host cities. However, with unparalleled access to documents and records, Eva Kassens-Noor questions and challenges this fundamental assertion of host cities who claim to have used the Olympic Games as a way to move forward their urban agendas In fact, transport dreams to stage the "perfect games" of the International Olympic Committee and the governments of the host cities have lead to urban realities that significantly differ from the development path the city had set out to accomplish before winning the Olympic bid. Ultimately it is precisely the IOC’s influence – and the city’s foresight and sophistication (or lack thereof) in coping with it – that determines whether years after the Games there are legacies benefitting the former hosts. The text is supported by revealing interviews from lead host city planners and key documents, which highlight striking discrepancies between media broadcasts and the internal communications between the IOC and host city governments. It focuses on the inside story of the urban and transport change process undergone by four cities (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, and Athens) that staged the Olympics and forecasts London and Rio de Janeiro’s urban trajectories. The final chapter advises cities on how to leverage the Olympic opportunity to advance their long-run urban strategic plans and interests while fulfilling the International Olympic Committee’s fundamental requirements. This is a uniquely positioned look at why Olympic cities have – or do not have – the transport and urban legacies they had wished for. The book will be of interest to planners, government agencies and those involved in organizing future Games.

Olympic Cities

Author : John R. Gold
ISBN : 9781317565314
Genre : Political Science
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The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides overviews of the urban legacy of the four component Olympic festivals: the Summer Games; Winter Games; Cultural Olympiads; and the Paralympics. The second part comprisessystematic surveys of seven key aspects of activity involved in staging the Olympics: finance; place promotion; the creation of Olympic Villages; security; urban regeneration; tourism; and transport. The final part consists of nine chronologically arranged portraits of host cities, from 1936 to 2020, with particular emphasis on the six Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games of the twenty-first century. As controversy over the growing size and expense of the Olympics, with associated issues of accountability and legacy, continues unabated, this book’s incisive and timely assessment of the Games’ development and the complex agendas that host cities attach to the event will be essential reading for a wide audience. This will include not just urban and sports historians, urban geographers, event managers and planners, but also anyone with an interest in the staging of mega-events and concerned with building a better understanding of the relationship between cities, sport and culture.

Routledge Handbook Of Sport And Legacy

Author : Richard Holt
ISBN : 9781136477591
Genre : Architecture
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What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host city? The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy addresses perhaps the most important issue in the hosting of major contemporary sporting events: the problem of ‘legacy’. It offers a rigorous, innovative and comparative insight into this contested concept from interdisciplinary and practical perspectives. Major events must now have a conscious, credible and defined policy for legacy to meet public expectations. The book provides a comprehensive survey of the various kinds of legacy that can be delivered, as well as a close examination of the potential benefits and practical challenges involved in each. From ‘hard’ legacies, such as stadia and infrastructure, to ‘soft’ legacies including skill development, attitude change and capacity building, the book offers both a historical case study and an innovative strategic management approach, and establishes the limits of what can realistically be achieved in terms of economic, social, cultural, physical and sporting development. The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy includes contributions from world leading scholars and practitioners and features detailed case studies of major sports events from around the world, including the FIFA World Cup and ten Olympics Games from London in 1908 to London 2012. It is invaluable reading for students and researchers working in sport studies, events management, human geography, economics or planning, and an essential reference for any professional engaged in delivering legacy through sport.

Hosting The Olympic Games

Author : John Rennie Short
ISBN : 9781351000338
Genre : Architecture
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Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the past forty years to assess the short- and long-term urban legacies for host cities. Written in an easily accessible style and format, it provides an in-depth critical analysis into the franchise model of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and offers an alternative vision for future Games. This book is an important contribution to understanding the consequences for the host cities of Olympic Games.

Mega Events And Mega Ambitions South Korea S Rise And The Strategic Use Of The Big Four Events

Author : Yu-Min Joo
ISBN : 9781137531131
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a holistic analysis of South Korea’s strategic use of mega-events in its modern development. It examines the Summer Olympics (1988), the World Expo (1993), the FIFA World Cup (2002), and the Winter Olympics (2018) over the past 30 years of the country’s rapid growth, and across varying stages of economic and political development. It explains how mega-events helped to secure South Korea’s position on the international stage, boost nationalism, propel economic growth in export-oriented national companies, and build cities that accommodate – as well as represent – South Korea’s progress. It thereby highlights the broader implications for today’s global phenomenon of increasing reliance on mega-events as a catalyst for development, while the criticism that mega-events do more harm than good proliferates. The book is ideal for academics, policymakers, and those with an interest in mega-events and their role in the development of non-western countries.

Secondhand Zeit

Author : Swetlana Alexijewitsch
ISBN : 9783446244122
Genre : History
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Der Kalte Krieg ist seit über zwanzig Jahren vorbei, doch das postsowjetische Russland sucht noch immer nach einer neuen Identität. Während man im Westen nach wie vor von der Gorbatschow-Zeit schwärmt, will man sie in Russland am liebsten vergessen. Inzwischen gilt Stalin dort vielen, auch unter den Jüngeren, wieder als großer Staatsmann, wie überhaupt die sozialistische Vergangenheit immer öfter nostalgisch verklärt wird. Für Swetlana Alexijewitsch leben die Russen gleichsam in einer Zeit des "secondhand", der gebrauchten Ideen und Worte. Wie ein vielstimmiger Chor erzählen die Menschen in ihrem neuen Buch von der radikalen gesellschaftlichen Umwälzung in den zurückliegenden Jahren.

Olympiastadion Berlin Und Olympisches Dorf Elstal

Author : Martin Kaule
ISBN : 9783861537663
Genre : Olympisches Dorf
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Olympic Realities

Author : Bruno Helbling
ISBN : 9783035606430
Genre : Architecture
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Olympische Sportstätten sind Orte, die für eine kurze Dauer viel Aufmerksamkeit erhalten. Der in den letzten Jahren stark zunehmende mediale Fokus hat den Effekt der temporären Nutzung noch verstärkt. Doch was passiert mit den aufwändig geplanten und teuren Sportstätten in der Zeit nach den Spielen? Der Fotograf Bruno Helbling ist mit seiner Kamera dem Schicksal von sechs Spielstätten nachgegangen: Athen (1896, 2004), Berlin (1936), Sarajevo (1998), Turin (2006), Peking (2008) und Sotschi (2014). Seine Bilder sind weder urteilend noch desavouierend: Dem Betrachter bietet sich ein sachlicher, jedoch ästhetisch fesselnder Blick auf das, was der Besucher der jeweiligen Stätte inzwischen vorfindet. Was dabei an Vielfalt möglicher Nachnutzung – sei sie nun geplant oder ungeplant – sichtbar wird, ist ebenso aufschluss- wie lehrreich. Zugleich eröffnet sich ein zweiter Blick auf die Wirksamkeit von Architektur in einem Umfeld, das sich der planenden Kontrolle längst entzogen hat. Ein poetisches wie inspirierendes Buch. Vernissage und Ausstellung zum Buch 1.9.2016 Vernissage OLYMPIC REALITIES im Architekturforum in Zürich ab 19 bis 22Uhr 15.9.2016 Lesung mit Pr. Dr. Martin Müller. Auszug aus seinem Sotschi Essay 19 Uhr Ausstellung bis 7.10.2016 im Architekturforum. Brauerstr. 16, 8004 Zürich, Schweiz Informationen und Öffnungszeiten: Mehr Informationen zum Buch Video

Festivalisierung Der Stadtpolitik

Author : Walter Siebel
ISBN : 9783663100652
Genre : Social Science
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Große Ereignisse wie Weltausstellungen und Olympische Spiele werden mehr und mehr zu Instrumenten der Politik, insbesondere der Stadtpolitik. In dem Band werden anhand von Fallstudien aus dem In- und Ausland die Ursachen wie die Folgen dieser Form der Organisation von Politik untersucht. Die Festivalisierung der Politik wird interpretiert als Antwort auf sich verengende Handlungsspielräume und auf den Umbruch von der Industrie- zur Dienstleistungsgesellschaft.

Oecd Umweltpr Fberichte Oecd Umweltpr Fberichte Schweiz 2007

Author : OECD
ISBN : 9783905822007
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Der Hauptzweck der OECD Umweltprüfberichte ist es, die Mitgliedstaaten dabei zu unterstützen, im Umweltmanagement gemeinsam und individuell bessere Ergebnisse zu realisieren. Dies soll erreicht werden durch: die Unterstützung der einzelnen Länder ...

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