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1800-Year-Old Chedworth Roman Villa Wins 2013 RIBA Architecture Award
Posted By Andrew Goodwin On June 20, 2013 @ 5:16 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Conservation,Environment,Gallery,Green renovation | No Comments
London-based Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios  worked with the National Trust  to interpret the archaeology of the Roman remains  in a fresh way that protects and exhibits the buildings in the 21st century. This £2.2m project protects the ruins with an understated, lightweight shelter that ensures the archeological remains are the center of attention. The new shelter wraps the ruins with neutral wood exterior cladding, while the interior is open to the site and includes 250 square meters of well-preserved mosaics.
The villa will now weather gracefully thanks to the protection that this project offers. Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios also updated the Victorian visitor center  and its landscape. The setting of this preservation project  has been enhanced in order to improve site access and visitor enjoyment. It is a must-see for those interested in historical ruins and artifacts.
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 2013 RIBA Award winners: http://www.architecture.com/Awards/RIBAAwards/RIBAAwards.aspx#.UcI2U_ZARXA
 South West Wessex National Award: http://www.architecture.com/Awards/RIBAAwards/Winners2013/SouthWestWessex/ChedworthRomanVilla/ChedworthRomanVilla1.aspx#.Ub5BEJz3Np5
 Chedworth Roman Villa: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chedworth-roman-villa/
 Cotswolds: http://www.the-cotswolds.org/
 Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios: http://www.fcbstudios.com/
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 Image: http://inhabitat.com/1800-year-old-chedworth-roman-villa-wins-2013-riba-architecture-award/riba-roman-villa-6/
 Roman remains: http://inhabitat.com/ancient-roman-temple-of-diana-restored-with-unique-raised-visitor-platform/
 Victorian visitor center: http://www.chedworthromanvilla.com/
 preservation project: http://inhabitat.com/100-year-old-utah-church-is-lifted-40-foot-above-ground-without-moving-an-inch/
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