Olympic Housing: A Critical Review of London 2012's Legacy by Dr Bernstock Penny PDF

By Dr Bernstock Penny

One of the distinguishing features of London's bid to host the video games used to be its dedication to legacy the place it used to be argued that ‘the legacy might result in the regeneration of a complete group for the direct advantage of each person who lives there’. This e-book adopts a serious method of the idea that of 'legacy' focussing in particular on housing. It argues there'll be a variety of either meant and accidental legacy results and an pressing want for revised suggestions if these unique targets are to be accomplished. the concept that of legacy is explored in a couple of methods, together with an outline of housing legacy in different host towns; the reviews and views of these citizens decanted to make method for the Olympic Park; a severe evaluation of legacy plans; an in depth research of the conversion of the Athletes’ Village into housing; and a case examine of the rising sector ‘Stratford excessive Street’, which explores problems with social category swap and the hindrance of making plans regulations. while taking housing as its concentration, this ebook adopts a sociological standpoint through exploring the chance of social type swap for you to draw conclusions approximately 'gentrification', 'social polarisation' and the level to which 'social inclusion' is mirrored in housing legacies.

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