“since the renaissance interest in the early classical period, the ancient augusta emerita colony of merida has been an inexhaustible mine of remains from its glorious past. the national museum of roman art is expected to be worthy home for the collections that were kept in the santa clara church, while also envisaging the necessary space to hold the future discoveries that will inevitably continue to be unearthed.”

12/06/2012 § Leave a comment

rafael moneo, roman art museum – merida  (1985)

 

rafael moneo’s thoughts on archeaology.

 

solid foundations

a young hare

 

 

notes

[title + image]     both come from a monograph issue of el croquis covering moneo’s work.  copies available here.

[more architecture + archeaology]     response to yesterday’s post on herzog and de meuron + ai wei wei’s serpentine pavilion.

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