OLYMPIC STADIUM DESIGN: PAST ACHIEVEMENTS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES

Miranda Kiuri, Sigrid Reiter

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26687/archnet-ijar.v7i2.158

Abstract

This article aims to show how the cultural potential of the Olympic stadium can offer new possibilities for its space and its use in relation to the city. The approach considers the  UNESCO WCH and the Granada Convention criteria for highlighting three specific aspects of its design: innovation through architecture and technologies; influence on the urban environment; role as a cultural space and as part of a cultural territory. The article fosters to  better understanding of the cultural heritage significance of emblematic stadiums.

Keywords

Olympic stadium; innovation; cultural space; architecture of the void

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