How Olympic host cities deal with development and their legacy

Chen, Y. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting


Yawei Chen identified three key issues for Olympic success. First, the strategy for the games should be integrated with the urban development of the organising city. Next, organisational and financial challenges should be acknowledged. And finally, legacy benefits, such as city rebranding and urban and social regeneration, should be maximised.
Period14 Sep 2015
Event titleEngineering the Future Olympics
Event typeConference
LocationDelft, Netherlands


  • olympic games
  • urban development
  • legacy