Sport Campus in the Olympic Park
›Light, freshness and generosity‹: the slogan of the Olympic Games in Munich 1972 still holds good for the conception of the new university sports campus in the Olympic Park in the Bavarian capital. Its slender outline - 180 meters long by 150 meters wide - fits sensitively into Günter Benisch′s master plan.
The building, all in wood and glass, accommodates, over two levels, gyms, amphitheaters, offices and laboratories. These are part of a structural engineering which is clear and lightand extends over 30 meters at most. The outside sports fields are partly sheltered by a wooden cantilever of 18 meters. The choice of wood is ...