Star architects, urban spectacles, and global brands : exploring the case of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 / Tomoko Tamari

Tamari, Tomoko

Olympic stadia are often regarded as political showcases stemming from a range of influences: the host nation's international politics, the interests of transnational capitalism, site‐specific meanings, and the power of iconic architecture. By examining the 2020 Tokyo Olympic main stadium as a case study, this article analyzes the controversial Zaha Hadid Tokyo stadium design in relation to the Japanese national branding initiative.

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Olympic Games in Japan and East Asia : images and legacies : an introduction / Mike Featherstone, Tomoko Tamari | Featherstone, Mike

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This is the introduction to the special issue entitled "The Olympic Games in Japan and East Asia : images and legacies".

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