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Athens Olympic Stadium – Athens, Greece

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Building: Athens Olympic Stadium
Location: Athens, Greece
Completed: 1982
Renovated: 2004
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava, SKM Anthony Hunts

AE Interests: “bent leaf” polycarbonate glass rooftop covers over 90% of seating, roof has total weight of 19,000 tons, roof can withstand 120 km/h winds, 75,000 seating capacity
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Written by Kenny Greaves

August 30, 2009 at 10:17 pm

Posted in Built

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