Legacy, what legacy?

January 23rd, 2013 / By: / Exteriors

As reported in the New York Times business section on Jan. 23, the London Olympic authorities are having trouble finding uses for many of last summer’s Olympic Games venues as promised, most notably the main Olympic Stadium. Fabric Architecture reported on many of the temporary venues in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue, and like everyone, we were led to believe that the Olympic Delivery Authority had all the post-game logistics worked out for repurposing, relocating or recycling all the venues and support facilities that were not designated permanent or originally destined for specific use after the games. Now, according to the Times, this process is apparently bogged down in negotiations or legal issues and the structures’ futures are uncertain.

—BNW

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