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Schutzbau Areal Ackerman
Protective Structures for Roman Ruins
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DESIGNER
 
 
Peter Zumthor

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DESCRIPTION
 
Quotation
Peter Zumthor Chur"When I come across a building that has developed a special presence in connection with the place it stands in, I sometimes feel that it is imbued with an inner tension that refers to something over and above the place itself.
It seems to be part of the essence of its place, and at the same time it speaks of the world as a whole.
When an architectural design draws solely from tradition and only repeates the dictates of its site, I sence a lack of a genuine concern with the world and the emanations of contemporary life. If a work of architecture speaks only of contemporary trends and sophisticated visions without triggering vibrations in its place, this work is not anchored in its site, and I miss the specific gravity of the ground it stands on."

Peter Zumthor, "From passion for things to the things themselves. 1994", in Thinking Architecture, Birkhäuser 1998, p. 36-37
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MATERIALS
 
wood, iron

 

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Switzerland [Schweiz/Suisse]
Canton
Graubünden [Graubünden/Grischun/Grigioni]
District
Plessur
Circle
Chur
Town
Chur
Place
Welschdörfli
Address
Seilerbahnweg 17, Welschdörfli
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Archaeology museums
Other architectural structures
Roofs, casings
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1985    
Realisation
1986
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Geoinforma 2/2002, aprile-giugno 2002, pp. 18-19 (18-21)
Peter Zumthor, Peter Zumthor Works. Buildings and Projects 1979-1997, Birkhäuser - Publisher for Architecture, Basel Boston Berlin, 1999, pp. 13-31
Friedrich Achleitner, "Ritorno al moderno? L'architettura di Peter Zumthor", Casabella 648, settembre/september 1997, p. 52 (52-55 (52-75))
Mercedes Daguerre, Birkhäuser Architectural Guide Switzerland 20th Century, Birkhäuser, Basel 1997, p. 294
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