The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will officially inaugurate its new headquarters on 23 June during the celebration of Olympic Day. In 2019 this symbolic day will mark the 125th anniversary of the creation of the IOC.
The inauguration of Olympic House will be the culmination of a journey that started back in 2014 when the IOC decided to move ahead with the consolidation of its head office.
International Olympic Committee director general Christophe de Kepper said:
You would have find on your desk a commemorative object. Which is in line, and is be designed with our sustainabilty commitments. 97% Of all material of the former IOC buildings have been recycled or re-used thanks to innovitive approaches. This object has been made from 100% re-used materials from the main entrance of the former IOC building. It is aimed at being a bridge, or symbolising a bridge, between the former and the future.
Last April, I visited the construction site of the new IOC headquarters. You can read more here.