Archaeological Reserve / Toya Design

Archaeological Reserve / Toya Design

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  • Architects: Toya Design
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  435
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010
  • Photographs Photographs:  Anna Sędecka

Text description provided by the architects. Form and function of the Archaeological Reserve building were strictly determined by parameters of founded archaeological substance and historical, architectural and natural context of concrete place in Ostrow Tumski in Poznan, Poland.

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© Anna Sędecka

The building is to accurately complete the existing background.

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© Anna Sędecka

The answer is the building hiding a secret at first having been “stolen” from the ground deposits by archaeologists, now possible to discover by everyone.

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© Anna Sędecka

Crossing following “coats” of building dividing walls and rooms man gets engrossed in time and space to reach the origin of Piast state.

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© Anna Sędecka

The building has a distinct direction emphasized with elongated walls in accordance with the route of old Ostrow fortifications. It is designed to some extent “from inside” - surrounding dyke relics and Lubranski wall. Mentioned walls become following coats that give direction to see the museum. From bright entrance one gets deeper to the relic hidden in the ground.

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Address:Ostrów Tumski, 61-001 Poznań, Poland

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Cite: "Archaeological Reserve / Toya Design" 15 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/253540/archaeological-reserve-toya-design-2> ISSN 0719-8884
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