designed by bernard tschumi architects, the new acropolis museum in athens, greece features archeological remains with over sqf of. The challenges of designing the New Acropolis Museum began with the responsibility of housing the most dramatic sculptures of Greek antiquity. This. STUA is proud to announce that the New Acropolis Museum of Athens has been furnished with STUA’s very important project has been a dream.

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We first articulated the building into a base, middle, and top, which were designed around the specific tscjumi of each part of the program. Once the layout and stratigraphy of the findings were established, suitable locations for the foundation pillars were identified.

Not only does the daylight in Athens differ from light txchumi London, Berlin, or New York; light for the exhibition of sculpture differs from the light involved in displaying paintings or drawings. The top level of the Museum sits askew on the lower levels to achieve the same cardinal orientation of the ancient temple on the Acropolis.

The circulation route narrates a rich spatial experience from the city street into the historical world of the different periods of archeological inquiry. Inanother controversy erupted over the proposed demolition of two historic buildings. What is now left for you is to experience the Museum for yourselves.

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Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece. No sooner had Tschumi put down the phone than he was told that a plane had just crashed into the World Trade Centre. An entrance lobby designed for at least 3 million visitors a year is never going to be as quiet as a temple, but this is a remarkably calming space. But how much does it matter? The visitor’s route through the museum forms a clear three-dimensional loop, affording an architectural and historical promenade that extends fro the archeological excavations, visible through a glass floor in the entrance gallery, to the Parthenon Frieze in a gallery with views over the city, and back down through the Roman period.


Located at the foot of the Acropolis, the site confronted us with sensitive archeological excavations, with the presence of the contemporary city and its street grid and with the Parthenon itself, one of the most influential buildings in Western civilization.

Bernard Tschumi Architects

This was a job, surely, coveted by every A-list architect in the world. They had last been revised in The new Acropolis Museum. Some of those superb sculptures – of steeds and soldiers, gods and giants – will soon inhabit this gallery, though the majority will remain, as yet, in the British Museum. Conceived and directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari. Yatzer strongly acropoliss you to acropilis so.

September Building Completion: Winter Public opening: Major landmarks of Athens.

The tables used have been Zero tables and depent on the area where they were located, different materials were selected for the top. Moreover, the Museum -with its first construction groundbreaking taking place in September has been at the centre of general interest; neighbours have been complaining, values of surrounding houses have been raised; pros and cons have been expressed by curators and architects both on the museum design and the connection of the building to the general urban architecture.

The conditions animating exhibition spaces revolve around natural light. A square meter restaurant opens onto a public terrace with views of the Acropolis. The top floor is the rectangular Parthenon Gallery. The main building of the old barracks, the neoclassical “Weiler Building”, has been renovated and houses the Museum of the Center for the Acropolis Studies.


The top, which is made up of the rectangular Parthenon Gallery arranged around an indoor court, rotates gently to orient the marbles of the Frieze exactly as they were at the Parthenon centuries ago. Classicists have bowed before it, but so did Le Corbusier, the most iconoclastic of modern architects. Products used in this project. Acropolis Museum Athens, The challenges of designing the new Acropolis Mseum began with the responsibility of housing the most dramatic sculptures of Greek antiquity.

CulturalMuseumPublic Buildings. Aceopolis, while wandering around one cannot help noticing the interaction between the public and the statues. A glass ramp overlooking the archeological excavations leads to the galleries in the middle, in the form of a spectacular double-height room supported by tall columns. For something of the New Acropolis Museum magnitude, those were even more.

The new Acropolis Museum

Together these characteristics “turn the constraints of the site into an architectural opportunity, offering a simple and precise museum” with the mathematical and conceptual clarity of ancient Greek buildings.

The Museum is located in the hillside next to the Acropolis.

A square meter theater with seats is fully equipped with projection facilities and a translation booth. Oddly, the building had been all but abandoned when the seventh Earl of Elgin came here to ship many of its famous sculptures to London intriggering a controversy that has rumbled on for two centuries.

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