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By Jilly Traganou

Designing the Olympics claims that the Olympic video games offer possibilities to mirror at the dating among layout, nationwide id, and citizenship. The "Olympic layout milieu" enthusiasts out from the development of the Olympic urban and the production of logos, mascots, and ceremonies, to the intake, interpretation, and appropriation of Olympic artifacts from their notion to their afterlife. in addition to items that try and in achieving consensus and set off civic delight, the "Olympic layout milieu" additionally contains approaches that oppose the Olympics and their enforcement.


The ebook examines the photograph layout software for Tokyo 1964, structure and concrete plans for Athens 2004, model layout for London 2012, and practices of subversive appropriation and sociotechnical motion in counter-Olympic pursuits because the Sixties. It explores how the Olympics form the actual, criminal and emotional contours of a number state and its place on the planet; how the video games are contested through a broader social spectrum inside and past the kingdom; and the way, all through those encounters, layout performs an important function. spotting the presence of a number of actors, the booklet investigates the possibility of layout in selling equitable political participation within the Olympic context.

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