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Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Côa Valley / Camilo Rebelo

Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Côa Valley / Camilo Rebelo
Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Portugal

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  • Collaborators : Bruno Guimarães, Cláudio Reis, Marcelo Correia, Cristina Chicau
  • Mechanical Installations, Hvac : Raul Bessa
  • Sewage And Water Supply : Raquel Fernandes
  • Client : Ministério da Cultura, IGESPAR
  • Coordination : Tiago Pimentel
  • Foundations And Structure : Jorge Nunes da Silva
  • Electrical Installations, Security, It Network : Alexandre Martins
  • Acoustics : Maria Rosa Sá Ribeiro
  • Architects : Camilo Rebelo + Tiago Pimentel/Sandra Barbosa
  • Foundations : Jorge Nunes da Silva
  • Structure : Jorge Nunes da Silva
  • Sewage And Water Supply : Raquel Fernandes
  • City : Vila Nova de Foz Côa
  • Country : Portugal
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Text description provided by the architects. The Palaeolithic art in the Coa Valley is perhaps man’s first land art manifestation.

Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Côa Valley / Camilo Rebelo - Facade
© Camilo Rebelo & Tiago Pimentel

The Museum is conceived as an installation in the landscape.

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© Camilo Rebelo & Tiago Pimentel

The monolithic triangular form is a direct result of the valley’s confluences.

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Its materiality evokes the local stone yards and reflects two different natures: the concrete’s matter, and the local stone’s texture and colour.

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Address:Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Portugal

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About this office
Cite: "Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Côa Valley / Camilo Rebelo" 16 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/52866/museum-of-art-and-archaeology-of-the-coa-valley-camilo-rebelo> ISSN 0719-8884

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