Olympic Stadium, Paavo Nurmen tie, Helsinki: the tower and stadium seen from the entrance forecourt

RIBApix ref no RIBA45544
Architect/DesignerJantti, Toivo (1900-1975)
Lindegren, Yrjo (1900-1952)
Artist/PhotographerElwall, Robert (1953-2012)
Subject Date1940
Image Date2009
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Robert Elwall / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This complex was built to host the 1940 Summer Olympic Games which were cancelled due to World War II, but it did host the XVth Olympic Games from 19th July-3rd August, 1952.

Subject tags

towers, stadia, olympic buildings