1/28/2010 | Author: George Argyros
Pre-Design Research Discoveries
So I was reading an article about the new Acropolis Museum project in Athens (yes, get over it, I am Greek) and learned that during pre-construction excavation something amazing happened. An entire ancient city was discovered right where the bulldozers and diggers were ready to rumble.
"Oh no!" you might say, as many did. Most believed the project would be canceled or at best postponed many years due to the discovery. But, the famed architect Bernard Tschumi (neither have I) found inspiration!
Instead of wallowing in the unforeseen discovery, he embraced it. He cleverly designed the museum...
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