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Temple of Diana by José María Sánchez García (Photos by Roland Halbe)

Set in the Temple of Diana in Merida, the past forum of this Roman city, the architects have retrieved the past environment to make this museum. The challenge of acting in a place with such historical and archeological relevance has meant to work with the existing trace since the begining, so that the finished work would recover this space from Roman times through modern language. The architects worked in a flexible manner, defining rules and guidelines on how to act - enabling the building to absorb all the irregularities and changes due to archeological findings, without the loss of the concept. Read More Here.