Athens Summer Olympics 2004
Athens 2004, the organizers of the 2004 Summer Games, committed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in their Bid and subsequent contract, that a new residential community would be built to accommodate the 16,000 athletes and officials who were to participate in the Summer Games. The owners of the new village – the Labour Housing Authority – agreed that concepts for the new community would be developed through an international architectural competition which was completed in April of 2000.
The competition – open to architects and firms registered in the EEC, attracted approximately 30 submissions which were evaluated on a variety of criteria considered critical to both the Olympic period utilization and the post-Olympic use of the residential community.
The selected concept Master Plan was implemented and the Village operated successfully during the Games.
- Technical assistance in conducting an international competition to develop a Master Plan and architectural designs.
- Preparation and review Terms of Reference including providing input on the experience of previous Olympic Villages.
- Participation in jury evaluation procedures as Technical Secretariat.
- Development of independent analyses and evaluation of submissions and suitability of design solutions to meet the requirements of the Olympic and Paralympic Village.