Plans for 2024 Olympics in Paris unveiled

By October 05, 2017
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The International sports and entertainment design practice, Populous, an ESSMA Corporate Partner, unveiled in corporation with Egis, an engineering group, their plans for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. They propose 38 Olympic and Paralympic venues spread across the city.

 

Included in the plan are the use of numerous existing building, as well as temporary sites, such as beach volleyball at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, and several new venues. Egis and Populous’ main objective is to make sure that the 38 venues are integrated in the city’s urban landscape, whilst creating them sustainably, to support Paris 2024’s commitment to be the most sustainable Games ever.

" We are proud to have played a part in the successful Paris 2024 bid. Bringing people together to enjoy an unforgettable experience is the overriding ambition of Populous in all that we do and is at the heart of the Paris 2024 vision. The city of Paris will be a magnificent Olympic Park and transforming some of the world’s most beautiful and historic sites into temporary stunning stages for sport will provide unforgettable images around the globe.”



Ben Vickery, Senior Principal Populous

 

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