Now that we have all gushed over the various Olympic venues, it might be worth sparing a moment to consider the planning and effort that went into building them.
Fortunately, the usually subscription only Institute of Civil Engineering have put out a number of free papers explaining the venues from a construction perspective.
The Stratford Site
Groundwater treatment on the Olympic Park
Community energy for the London 2012 Olympic Park
Power lines undergrounding
The Lee Valley White Water Centre
The Olympic Stadium
The Aquatics Centre
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