This week’s buildings are chosen by former AR Editrix, Catherine Slessor. Can you identify what it is?
Tweet @WhatBuilding and let us know what building this is to win a prize.*
*There is no prize.
This was the other possible image for this building:
Designed by the German architect Günther Behnisch and the engineer Frei Otto, with the assistance of John Argyris, the lightweight tent construction of the Olympiastadion was considered revolutionary for its time.
Catherine Slessor: “The undisputed Tensile-meister, with one of the best Olympic stadia, draped in translucent meringue peaks, showing how hard things can be soft and vice versa.”