PROSPACE Architects

Design: Athens 2004 Olimpics Ephemeral Structures Stage
Location: Athens, Greece
Net floor area: 200 m2
Time: 2002
Status: Concept design, international competition

The task set by the competition brief was to design an ephemeral structure that would be a movable, demountable platform for various events for the city of Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games.

The structure is designed in a way to generate cultural events, such as music and dance performances, open-air theatres with seating for up to 500, exhibition space, etc.

The platform of the stage is combined of nine parts, any of which can move separately by means of a controlled hydraulic system. The steel structure is roofed with a polyurethane fabric membrane.


Athens 2004 Stage