The Physical Legacy of Vancouver's Olympics

This piece from <em>Fast Company</em> looks at the legacy that will remain in Vancouver after the Olympics are over.
February 17, 2010, 5am PST | Nate Berg
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"As the largest city ever to host a Winter Olympics, Vancouver made sustainability the centerpiece of its design strategy, an approach that's evident in the high-density Southeast False Creek Olympic Village complex, where units will be sold as condos after the Games (assuming anyone's buying). Built to a LEED Gold standard, it's won plaudits from environmental advocates for its green roofs, rainwater reuse, and integration with parkland and public transit."

In addition to the Athletes Village, the other main physical legacy the Games are bringing to the city is the Canada Line rail link between the airport and downtown.

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Published on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 in Fast Company
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