Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes
N 41° 54.306 E 012° 28.518
33T E 290592 N 4642322
Quick Description: A contemporary architectural component added next to a 2000-year-old monument
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 12/28/2010 4:56:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMACX1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 8

Long Description:
The space surrounding the 2000-year old Ara Pacis monument has been re-designed by the famous architect Richard Meier. A fountain with 16 vertical water jets is a component on the southern-most edge of the re-designed space.

The overall re-design has been criticized loudly by common roman citizenry, so much that a popular revolt at the mayoral elections resulted in the removal the mayor that commissioned it.
Web Link: Not listed

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