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San Siro Stadium (Giuseppe Meazza) / Cugini & Stacchini + Ragazzi & Hoffer
Architecture, Educational & Sports Facilities

San Siro Stadium (Giuseppe Meazza) / Cugini & Stacchini + Ragazzi & Hoffer

The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza or the San Siro Stadium in Milan was originally designed by architect Stacchini and engineer Cugini in 1925 based on an Anglo-Saxon model. The structure was made up of four back straight bleachers, one of which was partially covered, and could contain up to 35,000 spectators. The stadium underwent several renovations and in 1990 Ragazzi and Hoffer undertook the last…

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Yoyogi National Gymnasium / Kenzo Tange
20th Century Retrospective, Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

National Gymnasium for Tokyo Olympics / Kenzo Tange

As in the past, with the Yoyogi National Gymnasium Kenzo Tange continues to stimulate the creative possibilities of the architecture of our times. Designed and built between 1961 and 1964 to house swimming and diving events in the 1964 Summer Olympics, the design inspired Frei Otto’s arena designs for the Olympic Stadium in Munich.

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Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

The Floating Fountain Tokyo Olympic stadium / Tokujin Yoshioka

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has revealed his proposal for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium: The Floating Fountain. A piece of Architecture transformed into a platform for the Olympic Flame.

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Tokyo Olympic Stadium 2020 / Kengo Kuma
Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

Tokyo Olympic Stadium 2020 / Kengo Kuma

Designed in his famous contemporary style, Kengo Kuma’s proposal for the Tokyo Olympic Stadium 2020 conveys a sense of lightness despite its large size.  The oval arena is ringed with leafy vegetation planted in the exposed terraces. According to Japan Times, the estimated cost of the overall project is ¥153 billion, half of which will be paid by the central government. Tokyo…

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