Olympic Roof Munich

The largest tent-like roof at the time of construction, covering a total area of 74.800 m² and consisting of the roof of the main stadium (34.550 m²), the gymnastics area (21.750 m²), the indoor pool (11.900 m²), a large (5.800 m²) and a small (800 m²) intermediate roof. All roofs have translucent Plexiglas.

Design
by G. Behnisch, architect, and Frei Otto, conceptual design.

Services of LAP

Structural design, development of analytical procedures for determination of cable forces.  Wind-tunnel testing.  Development and testing of new structural elements such as parallel-strand cable, clamps and anchors (in collaboration).