GLA legacy report

GLA cttee report on stadium and media centre FINAL1 – Legacy United One of many (i’m guessing) legacy reports, specifically focusing on the stadium and media centre. Quite interesting! Also has a potentially useful stakeholder diagram on p.65 of the legacy decision making bodies.

SB_Scenario and Programme – A rough attitude….

Here are some initial thoughts on the development of a scenario and programme…I’ll be working on the drawings for the rest of this week, which will add to the development of these ideas. Any comments welcome / encouraged! A PDF of the text below is available here >Scenario and Programme – Attitude _SB_12-01-11… 1.0               INTERVENTION 2.0               … Continue reading

Olympic Planning System…

Interesting to note that planning applications for Olympic projects are submitted to the Olympic Delivery Authority – PDT, rather than to any particular borough’s planning department. Whilst this is entirely practical given the extent of the Olympic project, it does make you wonder to what extent those boroughs – and by derivation, their residents – are represented in the … Continue reading

BR – 6/12 – Updated field of interest

Updated field of interest, sorry it’s quite long! My attitude towards the London 2012 Olympics (current construction phase, during Olympic games and the so called Olympic Legacy)  The London 2012 Olympics has been driven by a group of individuals (mainly business men and women, bankers, lawyers, industrialists and politicians [see board of Olympic Park Legacy … Continue reading

Contractors’ Accomodation / Performative Suggestions / Station Approach…

Just a quick collage as a record of one performative intervention that we did get round to doing…there’s a quick video below also;

JM – Field of Code (29/11)

My (current) ‘field’ of code or interest is as follows. (I’m not entirely sure they are all codes as such; some might be effects or causes. Perhaps this is more of a field of thematic interest, but its a stepping stone at least!) fear + environment political citizenship ownership (+ social / behavioural / agency … Continue reading

The Olympic Movement…

“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.”  – … Continue reading

Responses to “What do you know about Hackney Wick?” – Tim B

Full of warehouses and artists, many with a-symetrical haircuts and geek glasses. lots of parties, flea markets, and host of the yearly hackney WICKed festival. very new trendy but not quite the pretentious heights of shoreditch.. Lois Darcy – Sister of Tim I have been to a lovely place called the Pearl of Hackney for … Continue reading

edgeland video

video showing hackney wick, overlaid with commentary of local resident’s affected by the changes happening in the area because of Olympic development