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engineering the Olympics

Dr Dorte Rich Jørgensen, Sustainability Manager, Chartered Institution of Building Services Enginee
Simon Wright, Director of Venues and Infrastructure, Olympic Development Authority
Holly Knight, Principal Sustainability Manager, Institution of Civil Engineers
Dr Mike Short, President, Institution of Engineering and Technology
Andrew Comer, Director of Environment and Infrastructure, Buro Happold Ltd

Behind the scenes at the Games is an incredible array of engineering and technology, creating a world class environment of construction, infrastructure, transport, hospitality, tourism and more.

The Olympic Park is a showcase of cutting edge technology, and once the Games are over, it is hoped the park will be transformed into a beautiful park and a place to live in the heart of London. Once again, engineers will be called upon to turn the plans into a reality. The SMC invited in five of the engineers heavily involved in all aspects of engineering the Olympics to lift the lid on their work.

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