Posts tagged as 'Amann Cánovas Maruri'

Tue 24.1.

Monteagudo Museum by Amann Cánovas Maruri (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 24.01.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

Monteagudo Museum by Amann Cánovas Maruri; photo by David Frutos

Yet another hotspot on Spain’s already-impressive map of wonderful, if sometimes bizarre, museums, this Monteagudo Museum has been realised by the Madrid-based practice Amann Cánovas Maruri in 2010. Known also as Centro de Visitantes de San Cayetano, the two-storey building is located on a site of high archeological importance, on a hill of Monteagudo, in the south-eastern Region of Murcia. Featuring an intricately-detailed, weathering steel façade which envelopes the otherwise austere, concrete building, the museum ‘tends to adapt to multiple boundary conditions, responding to the preservation of the remains, with special attention to the integration into the hillside.’

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