Posts Tagged: archaeology

Disappearing Act: Empúries Visitor Reception Centre by Fuses-Viader Arquitectes

[Originally published in Baumeister 9/2017] As the place where Ancient Greeks first set foot on the Iberian peninsula, the archaeological ruins of Empúries —from the Greek “Emporion”, meaning “trading place”— are a heritage site of European significance. Founded by colonists

Disappearing Act: Empúries Visitor Reception Centre by Fuses-Viader Arquitectes

[Originally published in Baumeister 9/2017] As the place where Ancient Greeks first set foot on the Iberian peninsula, the archaeological ruins of Empúries —from the Greek “Emporion”, meaning “trading place”— are a heritage site of European significance. Founded by colonists

Invisible Architecture: Turó de la Rovira Memory Landscape

Why is it that, in places where nothing is needed, there is often nevertheless a nagging architectural compulsion to add something anyway, be it an object, a folly, a pavilion, a convoluted pergola…whatever?  I started asking myself this question (again) after

Invisible Architecture: Turó de la Rovira Memory Landscape

Why is it that, in places where nothing is needed, there is often nevertheless a nagging architectural compulsion to add something anyway, be it an object, a folly, a pavilion, a convoluted pergola…whatever?  I started asking myself this question (again) after