Gallery: Subterranean Archaeology Museum Proposed For Antwerp’s Abandon...

Beneath the city of Antwerp lies a vast network of forgotten underground tunnels, sewage canals and abandoned metro tunnels. Only the non-claustrophobic are brave enough to visit the dark and damp tunnels now, but what if they were brought to life again? As part of his thesis project at the University of Nebraska for his Masters in Architecture, Jon Martin proposes transforming these abandoned tunnels into an archaeology museum. This subterranean museum takes inspiration from W.G. Sebald's novel, Austerlitz, and explores the architectural foundations of Antwerp as well as archaeology and cinema.

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