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By Bernard Tschumi

A accomplished examine the eagerly expected New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, and the prestigious assortment it homes. Marking the hole of the recent Acropolis Museum, this e-book examines either its structure and the archaeological treasures it was once outfitted to deal with. The construction addresses the dramatic complexities of the gathering and the location with minimalist simplicity through the use of 3 major materials—glass, stainless-steel, and urban. "There’s no means at the start of the twenty-first century you could try and imitate even superficially the paintings of 2,500 years ago," Tschumi says. The "precision of the idea that used to be rather what counted." The ebook presents an in-depth examine the production of the construction, set in simple terms 280 meters from the Parthenon, in addition to the recovery, maintenance, and housing of its shows via over two hundred images, drawings, and texts.

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