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Posted 07.19.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Anisha Gade: Olympic Urbanism: The Athletes' Village

Olympic Urbanism: The Athletes' Village: slide 3

Berlin, 1936
Three years after Hitler’s rise to power, Berlin hosted the games with pomp and circumstance. Shown above is the arrival parade of 300 American athletes at the Olympic Village. Below is the main hall, near the entrance of the village.

[Photos from Official Report of the Olympic Games]

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Olympic Urbanism: The Athletes' Village
On Places, a slideshow on the urban form of Olympic Villages, from derelict ruins in Berlin to suburban townhomes in Sydney to public housing in Athens.
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Anisha Gade is currently pursuing dual masters degrees in city planning and architecture at the University of California, Berkeley.
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