This document on the LLDC’s (London Legacy Development Corporation’s) site gives an brief overview of the transformation of the formerly run-down east London site into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park through the London 2012 Olympics.

http://queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/~/media/qeop/files/public/publications/80251749transformationbrochurejan2012.pdf

For further information and to browse the wider site, this section on design-excellence is a great place to start.

http://queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/our-story/transforming-east-london/design-excellence