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Olympic venues are known for waste and abandonment - but it doesn't have to be that way in the future

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Big Air Shougang lies on the site of an old steel mill. Getty/AFP
Olympic venues are known for waste, with photos of abandoned venues going viral from time to time.
This year's Beijing Winter Olympics showcased more climate-friendly urban design, like Big Air Shougang.
It also hints at what our future could look like, according to architects and urban planners.
Every four years, an international city gets two weeks to shine as it sheds billions of dollars and acres of land to erect grand, brand-new venues for a global troupe of eager athletes. As this year's Winter Games host, Beijing...
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