1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona Photos

The Barcelona Olympic Games of 1992 used a redeveloped stadium at the top of Montjuïc Hill plus other facilities around the town. The most notable was the new Olympic Village structures along the once industrial waterfront east of downtown Barcelona.

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Olympic Tower for Barcelona Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Olympic Tower served as symbol & communications tower built for Barcelona Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Communications antenna detail of Calatrava's Olympic Tower of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of base of Calatrava's Olympic Tower of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.
Olympic Tower (1992) for Barcelona Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Olympic Tower served as symbol & communications tower (1992) built for Barcelona Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Santiago Calatrava.Communications antenna detail of Calatrava's Olympic Tower of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of base of Calatrava's Olympic Tower of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.
Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games with modern highrises in distance. Barcelona, Spain.Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Sant Jordi & Montjuïc Communications Tower. Barcelona, Spain.
Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games with modern highrises in distance. Barcelona, Spain.Light columns on plaza of 1992 Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain.Palau Sant Jordi & Montjuïc Communications Tower. Barcelona, Spain.
Palau Sant Jordi on Montjuïc summit Olympic plaza. Barcelona, Spain.Olympic Games light columns & sculptures with Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc beyond. Barcelona, Spain.Entrance arch detail of Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain.Sculpted equestrian statue in Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain.
Palau Sant Jordi (1990) on Montjuïc summit Olympic plaza. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Arata Isozaki.Olympic Games light columns & sculptures (1992) with Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc beyond. Barcelona, Spain.Entrance arch detail of Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain.Sculpted equestrian statue in Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain.
Interior of Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain.Exterior of Barcelona Olympic Stadium with spire for Olympic flame attached. Barcelona, Spain.Spire for Olympic flame on Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.Museum of Olympics & Sports on Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.
Interior (1992) of Barcelona Olympic Stadium. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Vittorio Gregotti.Exterior of Barcelona Olympic Stadium with spire for Olympic flame attached. Barcelona, Spain.Spire for Olympic flame on Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.Museum of Olympics & Sports on Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.
Sculpture of athlete holding Olympic torch on Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.Sculpture on Avinguda Litoral. Barcelona, Spain.Hotel Arts built as part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain.Torre Mapfre, Hotel Arts & Barcelona Casino. Barcelona, Spain.
Sculpture of athlete holding Olympic torch on Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain.Sculpture on Avinguda Litoral. Barcelona, Spain.Hotel Arts (1992) (44 floors) (Carrer de la Marina 19) built as part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Bruce Graham - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).Torre Mapfre, Hotel Arts & Barcelona Casino. Barcelona, Spain.
Hotel Arts & roofline of Casino de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.External supporting structural details of Hotel Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Boulevard running to Barcelona Beach which was part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain.Torre Mapfre built as part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain.
Hotel Arts & roofline of Casino de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.External supporting structural details of Hotel Arts. Barcelona, Spain.Boulevard running to Barcelona Beach which was part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain.Torre Mapfre (1992) (40 floors) (Carrer de la Marina 14-16) built as part of Olympic Village. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Iñigo Ortiz & Enrique de León.
Entrance of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Texture of lower structure of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Facade of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Details of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.
Entrance of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Texture of lower structure of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Facade of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.Details of Torre Mapfre. Barcelona, Spain.
Round Meteorological Center on Avinguda Litoral with one of a series of beachfront spires beyond. Barcelona, Spain.Spire on the beachfront at Carrer de l'Arquitecte Sert & Avinguda Litoral. Barcelona, Spain.Beach of Barcelona at Carrer de l'Arquitecte Sert. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.
Round Meteorological Center (1992) on Avinguda Litoral with one of a series of beachfront spires beyond. Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Álvaro Siza.Spire on the beachfront at Carrer de l'Arquitecte Sert & Avinguda Litoral. Barcelona, Spain.Beach of Barcelona at Carrer de l'Arquitecte Sert. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.
Pergolas sculpture by Carme Pinós & Enric Miralles take place of trees on Icaria Avenue. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.
Pergolas sculpture(1992) by Carme Pinós & Enric Miralles take place of trees on Icaria Avenue. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.Architect-designed housing built for Olympic games. Barcelona, Spain.

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