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Site analysis of the athletes village by antonia mochan

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Presentation given for University of Melbourne course MECM90003 Mobility, Culture and Communication on 17 March 2014

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Site analysis of the athletes village by antonia mochan

  1. 1. Site analysis of the Athletes’ VillageSite analysis of the Athletes’ Village at the London 2012 Olympic Gamesat the London 2012 Olympic Games Antonia MochanAntonia Mochan Mobility, Culture and CommunicationMobility, Culture and Communication March 2014March 2014
  2. 2. GamesmakerGamesmaker
  3. 3. The Athletes’ VillageThe Athletes’ Village
  4. 4. ––Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the Modern Olympic GamesBaron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the Modern Olympic Games ““provide a happy and fraternal meeting placeprovide a happy and fraternal meeting place for the youth of the world where, gradually, thefor the youth of the world where, gradually, the ignorance of each other in which people liveignorance of each other in which people live will disappear.”will disappear.”
  5. 5. The village as a villageThe village as a village • Mayor and deputy MayorsMayor and deputy Mayors • NewspaperNewspaper • Amenities (hair/nail salon, post office, shop, bar)Amenities (hair/nail salon, post office, shop, bar) • ChaplainsChaplains • Hospital, gymHospital, gym • BUT temporaryBUT temporary
  6. 6. ContextContext
  7. 7. How did teams inhabit theHow did teams inhabit the space?space?
  8. 8. National flagsNational flags
  9. 9. PinsPins
  10. 10. CeremoniesCeremonies http://www.youtube.com/watch?http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=HBfg_Li0P7Yv=HBfg_Li0P7Y
  11. 11. Dining HallDining Hall
  12. 12. Social MediaSocial Media
  13. 13. IndividuaIndividua ll CollectivCollectiv ee OpeOpe nn CloseClose dd FlagsFlags PinsPins Dining HallDining Hall Social mediaSocial media CeremoniesCeremonies ““Villageness"Villageness"
  14. 14. References andReferences and acknowledgementsacknowledgements • Aurelien, Daly and Ian Patterson (Flickr users) for photos via Creative CommonsAurelien, Daly and Ian Patterson (Flickr users) for photos via Creative Commons • Garcia and Miah “Intangible, invisible but impacting” in Culture @ the Olympics, 2005: vol 7, issue 5, pp 24-34Garcia and Miah “Intangible, invisible but impacting” in Culture @ the Olympics, 2005: vol 7, issue 5, pp 24-34 • Field “Mapping the London 2012 Olympics” in The Cartographic Journal, vol 49, no 3, pp 281-296Field “Mapping the London 2012 Olympics” in The Cartographic Journal, vol 49, no 3, pp 281-296 • Yu “Olympic aspirations: Reconstructed Images, National Identity and International Integration” in TheYu “Olympic aspirations: Reconstructed Images, National Identity and International Integration” in The International Journal of the History of Sport, vol 27, now 16-18, pp 2821-2841International Journal of the History of Sport, vol 27, now 16-18, pp 2821-2841 • MacRury and Poynter “‘Team GB’ and London 2012: The Paradox of National and Global Identities” in TheMacRury and Poynter “‘Team GB’ and London 2012: The Paradox of National and Global Identities” in The International Journal of the History of Sport, vol 27, now 16-18, pp 2958-2975International Journal of the History of Sport, vol 27, now 16-18, pp 2958-2975 • Burnap, Housely et al “Working Paper 153: Social Media Analysis, Twitter and the London Olympics (ABurnap, Housely et al “Working Paper 153: Social Media Analysis, Twitter and the London Olympics (A Research Note) “ Cardiff School of Social Sciences Working Paper SeriesResearch Note) “ Cardiff School of Social Sciences Working Paper Series • Torres “Morally Incompatible?: An Analysis of the Relationship Between Competitive Sport and InternationalTorres “Morally Incompatible?: An Analysis of the Relationship Between Competitive Sport and International Relations at the Olympic Games” SAIS Review of International Affairs, Volume 31, Number 1, Winter-SpringRelations at the Olympic Games” SAIS Review of International Affairs, Volume 31, Number 1, Winter-Spring 2011, pp. 3-16 (Article)2011, pp. 3-16 (Article) • Westwood and Phizacklea Trans-nationalism and the politics of belonging, 2000, Routledge, LondonWestwood and Phizacklea Trans-nationalism and the politics of belonging, 2000, Routledge, London

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