Olympic Park, Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Related person
Gunter Behnisch (architect)
Date
1965-1972
Location
Europe->Germany->Bavaria->Munich
Description
The stadium's masts and cable nets are made of steel and the membrane is made of acrylic panels. This prestressed cable-net structure was built for the 1972 Olympic Games. It includes a stadium and swimming pool. The structural engineer was Jorg Schlaich. Others involved in the project include Fritz Leonhardt and Frei Otto.
Style/Period
1960s (1960 - 1969)
1970s (1970 - 1979)
Material
acrylic (plastic)
vinyl
steel