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Acropolis Museum Athens : Architecture

Building Proposal design by Potiropoulos D+L Architects, Greece

27 Apr 2009

Design: Potiropoulos D+L Architects, Athens

New Acropolis Museum Athens Design

Museum of Acropolis, Athens

2nd Prize (in collaboration with Studio Daniel Libeskind)

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The first architectural competition to design a new museum was held in 1976 and was limited to participants from Greece. Both the 1976 competition and one that followed it in 1979 failed to produce any results mainly because the plots of land selected for the proposed constructions were deemed unsuitable.

In 1989, a third architecture competition for the design of the new Acropolis Museum was announced that would be international. A choice of three possible sites was provided. This competition was won by the Italian architects, Manfredi Nicoletti and Lucio Passarelli.

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The fourth architectural competition had made no provision for the preservation of the ancient site. These were met to a degree only after local and international (ICOMOS) campaigners exposed this oversight and it became the final competition. The new plans were adjusted so that the building was elevated above ground, on pillars. Competition was open only to architectural practices by invitation.

The design contest was won by architect Bernard Tschumi, New York City, in collaboration with the Greek architect Michael Photiadis.

New Acropolis Museum
New Acropolis Museum
New Acropolis Museum photo : Bernard Tschumi Architects

Location: Athens, Greece, south east Europe

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Cosmote TV HQ Studios Athens
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Cosmote TV HQ and Studios
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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
photo © Michel Denancé
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