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By Bernard Tschumi

A accomplished examine the eagerly expected New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, and the distinguished assortment it homes. Marking the outlet of the recent Acropolis Museum, this e-book examines either its structure and the archaeological treasures it was once equipped to accommodate. The development addresses the dramatic complexities of the gathering and the positioning with minimalist simplicity through the use of 3 major materials—glass, stainless-steel, and urban. "There’s no manner at first of the twenty-first century you could attempt to imitate even superficially the paintings of 2,500 years ago," Tschumi says. The "precision of the concept that was once fairly what counted." The booklet presents an in-depth examine the construction of the construction, set merely 280 meters from the Parthenon, in addition to the recovery, protection, and housing of its shows via over 2 hundred photos, drawings, and texts.

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