Camilo Rebelo Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Coa Valley 27 Sections

Camilo Rebelo: Museum of Art and Archaeology of the Côa Valley

Camilo Rebelo + Tiago Pimentel/Sandra Barbosa imagined this museum of and with history, both past and present, in Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Portugal.  

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The Palaeolithic art in the Coa Valley is perhaps man’s first land art manifestation.

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The Museum is conceived as an installation in the landscape.

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The monolithic triangular form is a direct result of the valley’s confluences.

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Its materiality evokes the local stone yards and reflects two different natures: the concrete’s matter, and the local stone’s texture and colour.

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