In 1998, Italian Ministry of Culture held an international competition for a new museum of modern art and architecture in Rome; 273 entrants submit a proposal for it.
Three months was the deadline for the shortlist. The site had been chosen a year earlier, in Flamino; a district that had become lost in time. The jury´s deliberation was
Zaha Hadid intended ‘a new fluid kind of spatiality of multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry, designed to embody the chaotic fluidity of modern life’.
Although the programme is clear and organized in plan, as one passes across the spaces, one perceives the flexibility of use.
The main elements of the Project can be seen even from outside: concrete curved walls, suspended black staircases, or open ceilings that allow the
Elena Lozano Castillo