Munich Olympic Stadium: Location: Munich, Germany Year of Construction: 1972 Architects: Frei Otto and Gunther Behnisch This building was the first large scale project to use acrylic glass stabilized by steel cables to create large overhanging canopies.
Olympic Shooting Venue: Location: London, UK Year of Construction: 2012 Architects: Magma Architecture A white double wall curved membrane covers the shooting ranges along with brightly colored openings that also function as ventilation.
London Olympic Stadium: Location: London, UK Year of Construction: 2011 Architects: Populous A multi-layered facade comprised of steel, concrete and other materials wrap the exterior of this stadium built for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Richmond Olympic Oval: Location: Richmond, BC, Canada Year of Construction: 2010 Architects: Cannon Design Inspired by the heron, this building has some roof faces that slope down to form outdoor spaces. The ceiling is believed to be the largest in the world made from discarded wood.