London 2012: The big build
Individuals who worked on the construction of the five main venues for the Olympic and Paralympic games describe the processes and plans that ensured the ODA's stretching sustainability targets were metIn July 2011, a year before the 2012 opening ceremony, the ODA announced it had completed the five main venues – a phase known as the “big build” – on time and on budget, and had met, or was on track
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