Olympic Park Munich, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 1972
Architect: Gunter Behnisch, Frei Otto
Engineer: F. Leonhardt, J. Schlaich, W. Andra
Credits: Gustavo Camargo Longhin, Cristina Almeida Bueno e Silva
Tent-like roofs consisting of the roof of the main stadium (34,550 m2), the gymnastics arena (21,750 m2), the indoor pool (11,900 m2), a large (5,800 m2) and a small (800 m2) intermediate roof. All roofs have translucent plexiglas covering and are supported by a network of twin strands with a mesh width of 75 cm. The roof for the stadium is supported by eight cable-stayed towers, tower height up to 76 m, and tensioned by a curved cable consisting of 10 parallel-strand cables along the inner edge. The roof of the gymnastic arena is supported by four cable-trusses that are anchored to cable-stayed towers up to 70 m high. The roof of the indoor pool is supported by a single 80 m high tower.