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Architecture, Architectural Designs, Open

Date1 – 16 August 1936
StatusOlympic
LocationAusstellungsgelände Halle VI, Kaiserdamm, Berlin
Participants6 from 3 countries
JudgeJan WilsNED
JudgeAdolf ZieglerGER
JudgeHans SchweitzerGER
JudgeWalter HoffmannGER
JudgeJohn W. ChandlerUSA
JudgeHeinrich TessenowGER
JudgeBernhard GaberGER
JudgeAlwin SeifertGER

A total of 94 works by 58 architects or architectural firms (with a total of 87 participants) from 14 countries were submitted for the two categories “Town Planning” and “Architectural Design”. The jury finally accepted 82 works for the competitions. The remaining project were exhibited “hors concours”. The exhibits for the two competitions “Town Planning” and “Architectural Design” were identical, but were assessed separately for both categories. Therefore, works that were not awarded with a medal cannot be attributed to either category.

In addition to the members listed above, Cultural officer Oswald Bieber (1874/1876-1955) and the future Minister of Armaments and War Production Albert Speer (1905-1981) were supposed to be members of the jury according to the exhibition catalog, but were not in the final Official Report.

Himself a regular cross country skier, Hermann Kutschera submitted a design for a Ski (Jumping) Stadium to the Olympic art contests. It earned a gold medal, but was never built, the plans being lost during World War II. The German Werner March won a silver medal with the same entry that had earned him and his brother a gold medal in the town planning event. Third place went to an Austria duo, Hermann Stiegholzer and Herbert Kastinger, designing an Arena for car, bicycle and equestrian sports in Vienna.

PosCat NrArtist(s)NOCTranslated TitleOriginal TitleTitle in Olympic Report or Catalogue
1439Hermann KutscheraAUTSki StadiumSki-StadionSki-Stadion. 1936Gold
268Werner MarchGERReichssportfeldReichssportfeldReichssportfeld. 1935Silver1
3442Herbert Kastinger / Hermann StiegholzerAUTArena for car, bicycle and equestrian sports in ViennaKampfstätte für Auto-, Rad- und Pferdesport in WienKampfstätte für Auto-, Rad- und Pferdesport in Wien. 1936.Bronze
HM255Costantino CostantiniITASwimming pool of the Foro Mussolini in RomePiscine del Foro Mussolini in RomaSchwimmbecken des Mussolini-Forums in Rom ("Piscine del Foro Mussolini in Roma"). 1935
HM441Johann RezacAUTWater sports facility for Pörtschach on WörtherseeWassersportanlage für Pörtschach am WörtherseeWassersportanlage für Pörtschach am Wörthersee. 1934/36