The legacies of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: an evaluation of the Adler Olympic Park

Azzali, Simona (2017) The legacies of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: an evaluation of the Adler Olympic Park. Urban Research and Practice, 10 (3). pp. 329-349.

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Abstract

The study investigates the legacies of the 2014 Winter Olympics, and, in particular, it focuses on the evaluation of the new public open spaces created after their stage and their sustainability outcomes. Indeed, Sochi was the second city, after London 2012, with a chapter dedicated to legacy in its candidature file. The study develops a post-occupancy evaluation of the Adler Olympic Park, the coastal cluster, and one of the main legacies of the Games. Findings highlight that the Games failed in the achievement of almost all the legacy promises made in the bid book.

Item ID: 54615
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1753-5077
Keywords: Sochi; legacy planning; open public spaces; 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group
Funders: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
Projects and Grants: QNRF GSRA1-1-1119-13007
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2018 23:06
FoR Codes: 33 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 3304 Urban and regional planning > 330411 Urban design @ 30%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440714 Urban policy @ 40%
33 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 3304 Urban and regional planning > 330410 Urban analysis and development @ 30%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8701 Construction Planning > 870105 Urban Planning @ 100%
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