Pavilion of the boat at Herculaneum

In the area forthcoming the “Pavilion of the boat”,  close to the ancient site of Herculaneum, it will be created the new Archeological Museum of Herculaneum. The design of the bulding was commissioned to the famous Italian Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano.

The museum will house the artifacts crammed in the deposits of Ercolano and some frescoes and statues that are in the deposits of the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

The funders of the new museum will be the members  of the Packard Foundation, supported by David Woodley Packard, seventy years old, son of the founder of Hewlett-Packard, for years the archaeological funders.

According to the progect, the new structure will be a basement  with a minimum impact on the landscape and it will be covered with a green roof, on the model of other interventions Piano as the California Academy of Sciences of San Francisco.

 

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Pompeii in 3 D – Film

Pompeii in 3 D - Film
Pompeii in 3 D – Film

Pompeii (referred to by marketing as Pompeii in 3D) is an upcoming American disaster-adventure film co-written, produced and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, the film stars Kit HaringtonEmily BrowningCarrie-Anne MossAdewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeJessica Lucas, with Jared Harris, and Kiefer Sutherland. It is scheduled to be released in February 2014.

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