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“Intra Moenia” - Site Museum
Castle of Montemor-o-Novo Portugal
The exterior open-air exhibition is suspended between the walls at the platform level, ensuring visual permeability between the interior and exterior spaces of the old town. The main spaces of the Museum - the reception area, the exhibition spaces (temporary and permanent galleries), the cultural activities (auditorium, classroom and library), the private spaces (research and administration) and the auxiliary areas – are located instead inside a volume completely embedded into the natural environment of the hill and are connected by a system of stairs and are illuminated by a regular sequence of skylights.