Reblog: An Encounter at Olympic Village — Lady Budd

“How fleeting are all human passions compared with the massive continuity of ducks.” Dorothy L. Sayers. Olympic Village, located in Southeast False Creek, is one of the greenest communities in the world, making Vancouver a leader in sustainable development. Olympic Village, as its name implies, was originally designed to house the athletes and officials of […]

An Encounter at Olympic Village — Lady Budd

Sustainable Victory

Tokyo is hoping that this Olympics will be the greenest ever. It’s an ambitious, but very necessary goal given the accusations of excess that surrounds the Olympics.

Medals are to be constructed with recycled materials, some venues from the 1964 Tokyo games are to be reused and all this is to be powered by renewable energy supplies.

Environmentally minded athletes can rest easy with the supplying of cardboard beds for them to sleep on.


Despite some hiccups along the way, the world should be able to look forward to an entralling and sustainable games.