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Berlin Olympic Stadium Building : Architecture

Olympic Arena in the German Capital

page updated 25 Jul 2016 ; 5 Sep 2009

Berlin Olympic Stadium

The Stadium has a capacity of around 72-74,000, though we understand 66,000 is the usual capacity. The building was refurbished from 2000-04 by a well-respected practice of German architects.

The Olympic Stadium hosted the FIFA World Cup Final on 9 July 2006

Olympiastadion Architect: Werner March
Date built: 1934-36
Status: Listed

Berlin Stadium building – scanned photos from 1995, by isabelle lomholt

Berlin Olympic Stadium

Olympic Stadium Berlin redevelopment architects:
Gerkan, Marg & Partners from Hamburg, north Germany

The Olympiastadion replaced the German Stadium by Otto March, the father of
Werner March

Key Olympiastadion Features
Marathon Gate, 25m wide
The translucent oval roof is also an iconic element.
Materials include limestone, travertine and granite.

The Stadium complex includes Football, Athletics, Hockey, Equestrian, Swimming, Theatre and Music facilities.

Olympiastadion Architecture Competition winner was NGM Architekten

Berlin Buildings

Olympic Stadium Berlin redevelopment architects: Gerkan, Marg & Partners

Olympiastadion Book
Olympic Stadium Berlin, Renovation and Modernization 2000 – 2004
Edited by Professor Volkwin Marg
119 pp, German/English; ISBN 3-936300-16-X
DZA Verlag Altenburg
+49 (0)3447 55 50

German Stadium buildings by Gerkan, Marg & Partners include:

Frankfurt Stadium Redevelopment, Germany – aka Waldstadion

Stuttgart Arena, Germany
reportedly the largest domed arena in Europe

Müngersdorfer Stadion, Köln, Germany

Berlin buildings by Gerkan, Marg & Partners include:
State Authority Offices
Lehrter Station
Dresdner Bank
Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport

German Football Stadium Building – Frankfurt

Gelsenkirchen Stadium – Arena Auf Schalke

One of the greatest football stadiums in Europe: Nou Camp Stadium

German Football Stadium – World Cup 2006 Arenas

Berlin Olympic Stadium: Photos © isabelle lomholt

Location:Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany

Berlin Architecture

Berlin Architecture Walking Tours

Berlin Architecture Designs – chronological list

European Stadium buildings:
Manchester United Stadium
Murrayfield Stadium
Brit Oval Stadium

German Architecture

German Architects

Berlin Architects

Contemporary Architects

Olympic Stadium Barcelona – photos of the building

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Berlin Olympic Stadium – page

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