Vittorio Gregotti, an architect who helped renovate the 1992 Barcelona Olympic stadium, has died at the age of 92 after catching coronavirus.
He died in a Milan hospital on Sunday. According to local media, he died of pneumonia after having contracted Covid-19.
Gregotti also designed a housing estate in Shanghai, China and the Merassi stadium in Genoa for the 1990s World Cup in Italy.
Fellow Italian architect Stefano Boeri described him as a “master of international architecture” who “created the story of our culture”.
Gregotti’s wife Mariana Mazza remains in hospital in Milan.