As London prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, plans for a temporary basketball stadium that can be removed after the event are offering a new way to look at the event and its potential for creating venues with no long-term usability.
Jun 14, 2011 Guardian
The 2012 Olympics are hoped to create a big economic boost for host city London. The event's long-term impacts on the environment, though, are still hard for organizers to predict.
May 25, 2011 The Guardian
Transportation is increasingly seen as a major concern as London prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. As crowds fill the city, many wonder whether it will be able to handle the load and keep everyone moving.
May 19, 2011 The Guardian
Officials in London are considering a plan to build a 1-kilometer floating walkway on the Thames River in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
May 14, 2011 BBC
As London prepares to host next summer's Olympic Games, officials worry that the city's transit system will not be able to meet increased demand.
Apr 23, 2011 Reuters
A number of large skyscrapers in London, approved and financed before the recession, are being completed. But with no new ones planned, these skyscrapers are looked at as the end of an age of large-scale building.
Apr 21, 2011 Bloomberg
An aerial gondola system will be built over the Thames River in London ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Mar 23, 2011 The Architect's Journal
As London prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, new rules about its waterways could force hundreds of houseboat residents out of the city's canals.
Mar 14, 2011 Guardian
Two soccer teams in England are in the midst of a battle over who will take over the stadium being built for the 2012 Olympics in London. They're arguing over who will leave the better legacy.
Jan 27, 2011 The Guardian
British Prime Minister David Cameron wants to build a Silicon Valley-like "tech city" at the site of the 2012 Summer Olympics. But some question whether his plan can work.
Jan 18, 2011 Wired UK