London and Sydney – Olympic cities

Thursday 21 June 2018

13:15-13:45 (registration from 13:00)

NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

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Sydney Olympic site © Bates Smart

Following the NLA International Dialogue with Sydney earlier this year, we delve further into the growth of these cities and examine their Olympic Games legacies.

As the final stages of London’s Olympic legacy plan are realised, and Sydney reinvents their Olympics site 20 years on, we take this opportunity to reflect on how the Olympics have impacted growth in Sydney and London, with a particular focus on high density development. How are both cities developing liveable neighbourhoods across Olympic sites?

This event forms a key part of the NLA International Dialogues programme, which brings together speakers and audiences to foster cross-city dialogue and learning between cities.

Speakers include:
Irene Man, Director of Planning, London Legacy Development Corporation 
Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture

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