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NL28: The Olympic Fire

NL28: The Olympic Fire

Based on studies from The Netherlands foremost centers of urban studies as well as the imaginative power of the world famous Rotterdam based architectural firm MVRDV, Olympic Fire offers a parade of spectacular visions on how the Olympic Games can transform the Netherlands a country known for its tradition of designing its environment.

The book focuses on the spatial agenda of the Netherlands by linking themes as climate change, water management and energy production in surprising and startlingly new ways with solutions for stadiums, infrastructure and accommodation for athletes. The studies result in different scenarios for the organization of the Olympic Games in the Netherlands in 2028. These are preceded by a historical timeline which gives a vivid impression of the impact that the Games have had on previous host cities such as Montreal, Los Angeles, Sydney and Beijing.

This publication is the result of studies on the feasibility, visualization and realization of the spatial program of the Olympic Games in the Netherlands in 2028, by the Academy of Architecture Rotterdam and the Berlage Institute, in collaboration with MVRDV.

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Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: nai010 publishers (November 1, 2008)
Language: English (Dutch version also available)
ISBN: 978-9056626280
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.2 x 9.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds