A task of Olympic proportions played out on a cultural plane
The RIBA's exhibition, 'Athens-scape: the 2004 Olympics and the Metabolism of the City', reveals the architectural activity taking place in the Greek capital in the run-up to the Olympics next year. And while visitors are faced with a vast and fragmented assortment of images, the scale of the challenge facing Greece is far more daunting, writes Clare Melhuish The political issues raised by the construction of Bernard Tschumi's New Acropolis Museum in Athens, designed to house the returned ...
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