Olympic Stadium, Paavo Nurmen tie, Helsinki

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RIBApix ref no RIBA11286
Architect/DesignerJantti, Toivo (1900-1975)
Lindegren, Yrjo (1900-1952)
Artist/PhotographerFoto Roos
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Subject Date1940
Image Date1940
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceFH/REC/2/B
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit 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

entrances, stadia, 1940s Modern Movement Architecture Gallery