Eclectic Curiosity

Posted on October 28th, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

Architecture Magazine finally has a functional website. Currently posted there is an article, Band Shells, about Rome’s new Parco della Musica. The monumental new music park by Renzo Piano Workshop, with its elaborate hanging gardens and expansive scarab-shaped hoods, is unanimously being declared peerless by musicians and the public alike. The article takes a look not only at its transcending theatres, said to put the Italian city on par with Berlin and Paris as one of the best centres for classical music in the world, but also the stifling bureaucratic difficulties that such impressive architectural design faces in modern day Rome.

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