Towards new conceptual for architectural technologies (Lessons learned from Olympic Buildings)

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Architecture, College of Engineering, University of Baghdad- Baghdad, Iraq



The research deals with the study of the impact of Olympic events on architectural production by studying the developments in hosting events, especially Olympic sports events, and the availability of architectural and structural design capabilities. Structural systems technology is the source of creativity in architectural production. The research assumes that sports events provide an opportunity for architects to develop the creative field in the design and achieve the characteristics of the place and local identity. Therefore, the research aims to clarify the role of sporting events in creating architecture with advanced technologies by clarifying the relationship between architecture and the structural system, and the application of theoretical indicators for a number of architectural projects known for architectural excellence in their structural system. The research has indicated this relationship to be an incentive for architects in the development of their architectural productions and to be a source of inspiration and stimulus for creative processes.


Articles in Press, Corrected Proof
Available Online from 29 March 2023
  • Receive Date: 26 December 2022
  • Revise Date: 17 February 2023
  • Accept Date: 15 March 2023
  • First Publish Date: 29 March 2023