Roman horror day at Zaha Hadid's Maxxi are the headlines greeting the opening of a new museum in Rome….the eternal city. Those Romans know a thing about style…or is it that their forebears did. http://www.bdonline.co.uk/story.aspsectioncode=428&storycode=3153497&channel=783&c=2&encCode=0000000001a7fc14 It is worth reading the commentary from journalists who try to understand architecture.
http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/daily-news/maxxi-museum-rome-by-zaha-hadid-architects/5211023.article just google the Maxxi in Rome.
Zaha Hadid it was said did a design for the 3XN carbuncle in the Liverpool World Heritage Site (it was kept secret from the public) does the design look familiar.
At least the Romans had the common sense the good sense to build it away from its historic sites of world importance. What will happen when the architectural journalists give their opinions when the Museum of Liverpool opens with John Lennons bedspread as a focal point.
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