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Press release le monde | la cultura europea si avvicina a marsiglia

le monde | la cultura europea si avvicina a marsiglia

On Le Monde the Villa Méditerranée designed by Boeri Studio and inaugurated in 2013 in occasion of Marseille European Capital of Culture.

The building is a big multifunctional centre which overlooks the harbour of the French city. Designed to host cultural events and research activities, Villa Méditerranée aims to embody a meeting and fusion place of the diverse identities which leave the Mediterranean Sea, a crossroads of diversity.

Key element of the project is the water surface which represents the real public space, able to symbolize the institution: the union, the means of contact that orients, animates, and organizes the building as a whole.