Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games masterplan contest launched
Architects have been invited to masterplan the 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Run by city officials and the Brazilian Institute of Architects, the single-stage competition is open for registration until 15 June and closes for submissions on 30 June.
Open to architect-led multidisciplinary design teams, the breif is to masterplan the games and to propose ‘legacy mode’ developments for the site.
The 1.18 million m² Olympic Park will feature 15 sports facilities including basketball, field hockey, cycling, water polo and synchronized swimming.
According to the breif, new stadiums should be located close to the city’s existing facilities such as the Maria Lenk Aquatic Park, the Cycle Track and the Rio Arena.
A competition winner will be announced on 13 July.
Visit the competition website to register