|（1.Postgraduate School，Beijing Sport University，Beijng 100084，China；
2.Guangdong Tec-science Profession College，Zhuhai 519090，China）
Abstract: Olympic villages called as the “heart” of the Olympic movement have special status and value in the his-tory of Olympic Games. After modern Olympic Games had been developed for 36 years, the first Olympic village provided with pioneering meaning appeared in Los Angeles in 1932, establishing an ideal model for future Olympic villages. Olympic villages are developed from a concept at the beginning into an entity, and constantly developing and changing, gradually enriching the connotation of Olympics, being a further interpretation of Olympic value. The purpose of the construction of Olympic villages is to build a suitable social space for the athletes, so as to facilitate spreading friendship, promoting communication, and realizing the eternal value of Olympic pursuit as well as peace and progress.
Key words: Olympia；Olympic city；Olympic village