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1998 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MARITIME ARCHEOLOGY

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The project is for a museum at the edge of the sea, to house Phoenician ships and archeologycal remains found at the bottom of the Mediterranean. The idea is to create a dry dock carved from the jetty itself. The ships float in the air. Above, covered with a lightbox in delicate glass and steel. Transparent of traslucent glass according to functional needs. Facing the sea, the box extends a canopy. Facing the city, in two levels, it contains officces and laboratories.

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Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza in collaboration with Antón García Abril. Location: Cartagena, Murcia, Spain. Competition: 1998.

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