2012 Olympics

Dogged in advance of the Olympics by fears of transit paralysis, Lauren Collins discusses how London's public transportation network has been the surprise hit of the Games.
Aug 11, 2012   The New Yorker
As London redevelops its troubled East End ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics, organizers are warning against the post-event developments turning into ghettos of the middle class.
Oct 12, 2010   Building Design
Officials in London have announced a plan to link the city's 2012 Olympics venues through a system of cable cars.
Jul 6, 2010   Guardian
English Prime Minister Gordon Brown is confident that the 2012 Summer Olympics will bring a big economic benefit to London. But with costs rising beyond expectations, some are skeptical of the PM's prediction.
Sep 5, 2009   Reuters
As it prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics, the City of London is getting closer to completion on some of its event-related infrastructure. So far, the best buildings are more nuts-and-bolts than flash, according to this piece.
Jul 30, 2009   Blueprint
Officials in London are changing their minds about the main stadium being built for the 2012 Summer Olympics, which was intended to be a semi-temporary structure. Now they want it to be permanent.
Jun 30, 2009   The Architects' Journal
The 2012 Olympics in London -- a one month event three years away -- has already created nearly 30,000 construction jobs.
Jan 20, 2009   Building