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viii, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • Part 1: The Olympic Development Scenario 1. Introduction 2. Olympic History and its Urban Context Part 2: Olympic Design and Development: Past and Present 3. Urban Development 4. Sports Venue Design and Development 5. Olympic Village Design and Development 6. The Olympic Impact on Host Cities Part 3: Evaluating Olympic Urban Development for Sustainability 7. Infrastructural Requirements to Stage the Modern Games 8. Sustainable Olympic Urban Development 9. Proposed Evaluation Framework for the Olympic City 10. The London 2012 Olympics 11. Conclusions and Recommendations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415467629 20160528
With appropriate planning and design, Olympic urban development has the potential to leave positive environmental legacies to the host city and contribute to environmental sustainability. This book explains how a modern Olympic games can successfully develop a more sustainable design approach by learning from the lessons of the past and by taking account of the latest developments. It offers an assessment tool that can be tailored to individual circumstances - a tool which emerges from the analysis of previous summer games host cities and from techniques in environmental analysis and assessment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415467629 20160528
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
xi, 172 pages ; 26 cm
  • Preface List of Tables List of Boxes List of Figures 1. Introduction 2. Alternative Tourism Experiences 3. Community Development in Volunteer Tourism Destinations 4. Volunteer Tourism Organisation 5. Types of Volunteer Tourism Organisation 6. Volunteer Tourism Projects: A Proposed Mechanism to Improve Working with Local Communities 7. Volunteer Tourism: an Existential Perspective 8. Communities as more than 'Other' in Cross-Cultural Volunteer Tourism 9. Looking at the Future of Volunteer Tourism-- Commodification, Altruism and Accreditation.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845936969 20160612
Volunteer tourism has increased in popularity and prevalence and is no longer considered only a small section of alternative tourism. It is now part of the mainstream tourism industry and tourism experience for many people. Using multiple case studies and concentrating on the experience of the volunteer tourist and the host community, this new edition builds on the view of volunteer tourism as a positive and sustainable form of tourism to examine a broader spectrum of behaviors and experiences and consider critically where the volunteer tourist experience both compliments and collides with host communities..
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845936969 20160612
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