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Radical Archaeology in Switzerland

Roman settlement excavation center Augusta Raurica

Roman settlement excavation center Augusta Raurica presents the first headquarters for a significant yet financially challenged cultural institution safeguarding the largest Roman site in Switzerland.

The archaeological center for Roman ruins finds a flexible structural system to meet diverse uses and adapt as they change over time.

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“The LafargeHolcim Awards prize is an honor for all of us”
 
Acknowledgement prizes: Bringing the past into the present
 
“Sustainability through adaptability”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Europe
Project Details
Location
Augst, Switzerland
Authors
Ünal Karamuk
Main Author
Ünal Karamuk
Karamuk Kuo Architects, Switzerland
Jeannette Kuo
Main Author
Jeannette Kuo
Karamuk Kuo Architects, Switzerland
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2017
Europe
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Radical Archaeology in Switzerland: Acknowledgement 2017 Europe
Radical Archaeology in Switzerland: Acknowledgement 2017 Europe

Roman settlement excavation center Augusta Raurica, Augst, Switzerland: An archaeological center for Roman ruins finds a …

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“Re-thinking Cultural Heritage, Workspaces & Economic Performance” – Sustainable design by Jeannette Kuo
“Re-thinking Cultural Heritage, Workspaces & Economic Performance” – Sustainable design by Jeannette Kuo

By re-thinking the promotion of social and cultural heritage, re-thinking the workspace for collaboration and change …

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