Athletes Village

January 12, 2012, 8am PST
Rowan Moore judges the return of the "huge" housing estate in the shape of the 2012 Olympics Athletes' Village in London.
The Observer
Blog post
February 25, 2010, 4pm PST

Among the countless stories being written on the successes and challenges of these 2010 Olympic Winter Games, not surprisingly the most interesting stories to me are those that speak to the challenges of great urbanism. As a host city, Vancouver has become a massive urban laboratory, with so many opportunities to learn, and we’re soaking it all up.

As we are coming to the end of the final week, a few examples of big experiments and learnings come to mind.

Brent Toderian
February 17, 2010, 5am PST
This piece from <em>Fast Company</em> looks at the legacy that will remain in Vancouver after the Olympics are over.
Fast Company
February 12, 2010, 7am PST
<em>Grist</em> takes a look at the Olympic city of Vancouver, and lists some of its greenest attributes, and some of its less-than-green downfalls.