Going back to ruins to rediscover our Gods
A renewed sensibility toward the ancient, in a search for knowledge and a greater awareness of our roots, has over the last 30 years led to an exponential increase in debate about the future of the past. A past which is perceived as a genesis, a layering of present and future pasts, inseparable from one another. Going back to the ruins is a reflection on the regenerative potential a contemporary intervention could have on the ancient: the strategy is one of promotion, musealization and communication. One possible interpretation is opening up sites to the public. This process, as well as being necessary to resolve the urban problem of re-joining and creating continuity between different parts of the city, is also necessary for us to rediscover our gods, our identity.
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