Edition 12: Olympic Park Tour

An overpassFrancesca Panetta joins John Hopkins - the Olympic Delivery Authority’s Project Sponsor for Parklands and Public Realm - for a tour of the site in East London.  This will be London's first major park since Victorian times, and is intended as a contemporary take on the great British landscape and garden tradition.  The 100 hectare parkland will accomodate an 80,000 capacity stadium, a velodrome, a Zaha Hadid-designed aquatic centre and a media centre for 20,000 journalists.  How sustainable is the development and what will be its legacy for Hackney?

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