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Olympiastadion – Munich, Germany

Posted in Built by marthaehughes on October 18, 2018

Muinch Canopy     munich detailmunich site
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Building: Olympiastadion
Location: Spiridon-Louis-Ring 27, 80809 München, Germany
Architects: Günther Behnisch, Carlo Weber, Hermann Peltz, Fritz Auer
Structural Engineer: Frei Otto
Construction: 1968 – 1972
Capacity: 69,250

AE Interests: designed to echo the peaks and valleys of the nearby Alps; main stadium in a bomb crater from WWII; asymmetrical translucent canopy shelters spectators without casting uneven shadows on field; 271 miles of steel cables strung between 58 cast steel pylon and 8000 plexiglass panels

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