AD Classics: Olympiastadion (Munich Olympic Stadium) / Behnisch and Partners & Frei Otto
With peaks and valleys echoing the nearby Alps, the vast canopy of the Munich Olympic Stadium has been a local landmark since the opening of the 1972 Olympics.
the model standing, close to 6 meters tall - 200 meters of wire, forced in to an S curve. The "feather"- steel proving to be a bit hard to bend,. _ frei otto engineering more model photos
Folding Bamboo Houses by Ming Tang
Jorge at Inhabitat calls Ming Tang's temporary shelters "origami inspired"; They remind me more of the tensile structures of Frei Otto They were developed as temporary shelters for the homeless after last May's earthquake in Chian that left millions
R&Sie(n) believe that this process of predetermination implies hierarchy and control, and that therefore the city must be conceived and realized simultaneously, in relation to its surroundings, through negotiation among all parties involved. Nothing can remain fixed; everything must evolve continuously.