Already decaying infrastructure from the 2008 Summer Games should serve as a lesson to all cities that follow.
London's traffic is being re-routed, bunting is being hung and public art is sprouting up in advance of the Games.
Why it's a good thing that British mayors are getting more control over their economies and infrastructure.
Is London's 'Emirates Air-Line' a total or partial waste of money?
Is Europe's newest tallest building "egomaniacal architecture" at its worst?
Will Olympic security measures go too far?
One-upmanship is probably to blame.
Transit riders will get to hear the mayor's voice on their trips throughout the Olympics.
The U.K. is planning to protect its upcoming Olympics with missiles. Here's where they're shooting from and how far they can fly.
As the Games approach and reality sets in for hoteliers, procrastinating tourists are starting to be rewarded.
By 2031, this summer's Olympic site should be a dense checkerboard of housing and parkland.
With limited public access until the games conclude, a preview of London's Olympic Village.
It's even creepier than you might've thought.
Lengthy waits at customs cause concern as Olympic-related traffic begins.
A new report makes the case against a top-down approach to developing high-tech districts.
One month before the games, the city spruces itself up – plus a few rumblings of resentment under the surface.
Could future generations live on a diet of exoskeleton inside this self-sustaining cricket hive?
A British designer wants to turn the noise of electric cars into a city-wide, experimental symphony.
Po-Chih Lai's "Stair Rover" is meant to conquer the rugged streetscape of London.