Second International Sport and Architecture Conference
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (4 June 2002) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Union of Architects (UIA) will be holding their second joint conference in Lausanne on 8 and 9 June 2002. The theme for this year's conference is "Architecture International Sporting Events".
What:This conference builds on the success of the May 2001 conference on "Olympic Games Architecture". It will explore further the issues involved in creating facilities for major sporting events and stress the need for innovation, progress and sustainable development, drawing on the lessons of the past in the design of avant-garde projects.
The conference programme can be downloaded from the IOC web site at the following address: www.olympic.org
When:Saturday 8 Sunday 9 June 2002 from 9 a.m.
1, Quai d'Ouchy
Tel.: (41.21) 621 6511
Fax: (41.21) 621 6512
Contact:Media representatives wishing to attend are kindly asked to confirm this to Emmanuelle Moreau or Sandrine Chappuis at the IOC Communications Department: tel.: (41.21) 621 6111, fax: (41.21) 621 6351, and report to the conference secretariat in the Barcelona Room at the Olympic Museum upon arrival.