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Events and Urban Regeneration: The Case of London 2012

Dr Andrew Smith, University of Westminster, School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Tuesday 29th October 2013 - 5:30pm
Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms

Public lecture hosted by the Innovation and Engagement Unit.

This event will explore the issues. challenges and mechanisms involved when mega-events are used in urban regeneration. London's Olympic regeneration is in the focus.

Dr. Smith will argue that this case is best understoood as a leverage project and as a series of interventions that de-risked East London for private investors.