• Posts Tagged ‘2020 Olympics’

    An Architectural Olympic Legacy

    by  • September 9, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Glasgow, London, Marseille, Rome • 0 Comments

    Swiftly following the news that Tokyo has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced that British-based architect, Zaha Hadid’s ‘space-age mothership’ design has been selected as the blueprint for the city’s Olympic stadium, a multi-million revamp in fact of Tokyo’s National Stadium. With an extensive worldwide portfolio under...

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    Madrid – an unlucky Olympic city candidate, yet a perfect short break venue

    by  • September 9, 2013 • City Breaks, Madrid • 0 Comments

    Madrid may have failed in its bid to stage the 2020 Olympic Games – Tokyo was hailed as the victorious candidate – but there’s still more than plenty about this city that makes it a thoroughly worthwhile venue for a short break.  From art to gastronomy, verdant parks to city-centre shopping, historic architecture and...

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