Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park landscape architecture London

The 2012 Olympic Park closed after the games and re-opened in 2014 as the Queen Elizabeth Park as London’s newest large park. EDAW (which became AECOM) were the landscape architects and master planners. Implementation was designed and supervised by LDA with George Hargreaves. Many other landscape architects were involved, including a team from the University of Sheffield. The park was delivered on budget and on time and undoubtedly did a good a job of hosting the 2012 Olympic Games. The question of how successful the design is as a public park is debated, on this video, by Tom Turner and Robert Holden.

“Was the design a success?”
“Yes and no”.

Tom Turner

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