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Video: See the construction of Zaha’s Messner Museum

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Watch how Zaha Hadid Architects constructed a museum on a mountain-top in this timelapse video

The new museum for famous mountaineer Reinhold Messner was constructed on the top of the Kronplatz peak in South Tyrol, Italy

The 1,000m² scheme is the sixth and final project in the series of Messner Mountain Museums (MMM) backed by the 70-year-old climber famous for making the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen.

More than 4,000m³ of earth was excavated at the top of the Kronplatz-Plan de Corones Ski Mountain to house the the mainly subterranean building, known as the MMM Corones.

 

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