Photographing East Village, four years on from the 2012 Games, and the locations that are future development sites.
Open House London is this weekend and one of the highlights has to be Robin Hood Gardens, the Brutalist housing estate in Poplar designed by Alison and Peter Smithson. More on the project page.
Two years after it first appeared, the bright red footbridge across the River Lea from Canning Town to the London City Island development is now open, as is the circular walk through the Bow Creek Ecology Park.
Construction work in East Village on the foundations of the N08 development includes a 30 storey tower and another that is slightly smaller. Hard to see how it won’t overbear the existing uniformity of the Athletes’ Village buildings and especially Vesta House.
One of ten ‘History Trees’ planted at the main entrances to the Olympic Park as a public art commission by British artists Ackroyd and Harvey.