Lausanne: Olympic Capital; Part 9 – The Olympic Museum (3)

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Building

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
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Lausanne: Olympic Capital; Part 8 – The Olympic Museum (2)

Located in Ouchy on the shores of Lake Geneva. The museum was founded by former IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch and designed by Pedro Ramírez Vázquez (architect, president of the organizing committee of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and IOC member). The Olympic Museum was inaugurated in 1993 and renovated between 2012 and 2013. The site is also home to the Olympic Studies Centre and a large park.

 

Olympic Park

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Lausanne: Olympic Capital; Part 7 – Olympic locations in Lausanne (miscellaneous)

Olympic Capital signage

Lausanne Railway Station – Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Palais de Beaulieu – Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

 

Countdown clocks

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

 

Ouchy – Olympique Metro Station

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

 

Stadiums

Stade Pierre de Coubertin – Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Stade Juan Antonio Samaranch – Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

 

Bust of Pierre de Coubertin

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Rings, rings, rings

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Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Lausanne: Olympic Capital; Part 6 – Olympic locations in Lausanne (buildings)

Today the sixth part in the series about Lausanne; an overview all IOC related buildings in the city.
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Palais de Rumine

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Lausanne hosted the Olympic Congress on ‘Sports psychologie and physiology’ in 1913, two years before the IOC settled in the city.

 

Casino de Montbenon

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

First IOC Headquarters in Lausanne from 1915 to 1922. In 1915, the IOC moved from Paris to Lausanne. Almost all of Europe was in war (First World War) and Switzerland was one of the few countries that was neutral.

 

Villa Mon-Repos

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

IOC Headquarters from 1922 to 1968. Also the location of the first Olympic Museum.

1937;  Death of Pierre de Coubertin.

 

Château de Vidy

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

IOC Headquarters from 1968. Expanded in 1986 (photo below). The extension is now demolished to make way for the new Olympic House. The IOC has moved to a temporary headquarters in Pully.

Read more about the new Olympic House.

Former IOC HQ in Lausanne. Photo by Sjaak Kempe on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

 

The Olympic Museum

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Located in Ouchy on the shores of Lake Geneva. The museum was founded by former IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch and designed by Pedro Ramírez Vázquez (architect, president of the organizing committee of the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and IOC member). The Olympic Museum was inaugurated in 1993 and renovated between 2012 and 2013. The site is also home to the Olympic Studies Centre and a large park.

1994; Lausanne becomes ‘the Olympic Capital’
2015; 100th anniversary of IOC establishment in Lausanne. The City of Lausanne has accepted to grant the IOC a lease until 2115.

 

Temporary Headquarters

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Temporay headquarters (from 2016) during the construction of the new Olympic House.

 

Lausanne Palace & Spa

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Official hotel of the International Olympic Committee. Also venue for some EB meetings.

 

Maison du Sport International (House of International Sport)

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

Founded in 2001 by the International Olympic Committee, the Canton de Vaud and the City of Lausanne. Tenants include international sports federations and organisations and other companies active in the field of sport.

 

Olympic House (under construction)

Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games
Photo: Martijn Giebels / Architecture of the Games

New IOC headquarters; Photos construction Olympic House (April 2017)

Photos construction site

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Design

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Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Location

 

More info

YOG – Lausanne 2020; Centre Intercommunal de Glace de Malley (in renovation)

Centre Intercommunal de Glace de Malley (in renovation)

  • Sport: Ice hockey
  • Capacity: 7,600
  • Opened: 1984

 

Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels

YOG – Lausanne 2020; Youth Olympic Village (under construction)

Youth Olympic Village (under construction)

  • 1,600 beds
  • 630 Rooms
  • 475 Studios
  • 50 Apartments
  • Courtyard: 7,800 m2
  • Construction: 2017-2019
  • Legacy: Student accommodation

 

Design

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Location

 

Photos

Photo: Martijn Giebels
Photo: Martijn Giebels