Gallery: AECOM Unveils Their Masterplan for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Pa...


It is said that the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro will be the most temporary games in history! As announced in August, London-based AECOM was given another go at designing a masterplan for the international event (the firm was also responsible for London’s 2012 Olympic park master plan). The design emphasises the temporary nature of sporting venues as a way to avoid the negative legacy of former host cities, icluding Athens and Bejing. Judging from the preliminary design of the Rio Olympic park, the games are definitely taking a turn toward sustainability.

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