Architecture and design don't merit many medals at Sochi Olympics

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credit: Bonnie Alter

Bonnie Alter
Design / Green Architecture
February 25, 2014

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Ironically, the one certain legacy will be a Formula One car racing extravaganza. Apparently the wide open design of the grounds was created to accommodate the racing track. The stands, pit and paddock are already there now. Bernie Ecclestone, the promoter, says “It was a bit of dump, quite honestly.But they have spent a lot of money and there is a lot going on and the place is changing all the time. They have done a super job and the Russian Grand Prix could be a favourite.”