Sunday Projects :: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World


Sunday Projects :: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

Firm: Anmahian Winton Architects
Project Location: Providence, RI

The new home for the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University occupies Rhode Island Hall, a historic Greek Revival building at the center of the campus green.

The Joukowsky Institute is an adaptive re-use project that re-animates a historic icon with a new program and design vocabulary. The historic shell and contemporary liner amplify one another by contrast. While the exterior was carefully restored, the interior was completely gutted of all structure and contents to make room for a vocabulary that challenges the notion of archaeology as a conservative and dusty pursuit and supports the mission of the institute as a progressive leader in the field of archaeology...

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