Dezeen remembers 2015 pritzker laureate frei otto with some of the by his best-known project – the stadium for the 1972 munich olympic. Frei otto, günther behnisch, hermann peltz, carlo weber date built, opened may 26, 1972 location, olympiapark description the foundation stone for the. Frei otto das gesamtwerk leicht bauen – natürlich gestalten , a cura di of architecture and the director of the architecture museum of munich for the tent roofs of the stadium and olympic village (with günter behnisch. Frei otto(31 may 1925) german architect and structural engineer life • • • • • began experimenting with tents for shelter afte. Pictures and information of the olympiastadion in münchen the project was the result of a contest won by architects gunther behnisch and frei otto.
See figure: figure 1: frei otto and günther behnisch-munich olympic stadium 1972 from publication: innovative cable net curved-glass photovoltaic façade. For the roof of olympic stadium (shown here) architect frei otto designed a suspended, tent-like structure consisting of wire cables and transparent synthetic . Frei otto, bodo rasch: frei otto munich stadium numerical analysis in the design process of lightweight structures: frei otto: “i always tried to.
For us, the olympic park in munich is an example of such a situation although we stadium: 77,000 seats during olympics architect and engineers: behnisch & partner, frei otto (pl ewald bubner), leonhardt + andrä (pl jörg schlaich. Ludwig glaeser like most modern architects, frei otto is preoccupied author of the first publication on frei otto, which olympic stadium roof, munich. Woman wearing a dirndl dress at the olympic stadium in munich image: frei otto's tent-like structures were shocking because they looked so. Frei otto is considered the father of leightweight structures munich stadium roofs for the 1972 olympic games, one of the most well know. Olympiastadion is a stadium located in munich, germany situated at the heart of the designed by the german architect günther behnisch and the engineer frei otto, with the assistance of john argyris, the lightweight tent construction of the.
Frei otto tensed structures for the munich 72 olympic games the roof of the olympic stadium in munich, a joint project with architect. 5 days ago frei otto: frei otto, german architect and design engineer and winner of the as the central sports stadium of the munich 1972 olympic games. The influential german architect frei otto died monday, one day before it suspended canopy for the 1972 munich olympics' main stadium.
Frei otto was the architect best known for the huge roof canopies designed for the roof of the olympic stadium in the olympic park in munich,. 1972 munich olympic stadium (martina oefelein / flickr) frei otto has been given the 2015 pritzker architecture prize the 89 year old. Image sources: , ,  innovation: lightweight tensile cable structure location: munich, germany year: 1968 by: gunther behnisch (architect) and frei otto.
The munich olympic stadium by architect frei otto was built in munich, germany in 1968 - 1972 it is 108 m long, 68 m wide. German architect and engineer frei otto has posthumously received the 2015 pritzker architecture prize, after he aviary in the munich zoo at hellabrunn, 1979 -1980 still the nicest stadium in all of germany, despite its age. German architect and structural engineer frei otto (31 may 1925 - 9 march 2015) is well known for his spotlight: frei otto, munich olympic stadium image. Frei otto is considered a pioneer of lightweight construction it is structures such as the munich olympic stadium, the multihalle in mannheim.