Slow Site
YSOA | Massimo Scolari and Tim Newton

The Slow Site is a memorial to the lost Minoan civilization, and is intended to act as a reprieve from the schedule of a tourist while on the island of Santorini. The building is embedded into the dramatic landscape; intended to become part of the earth itself, while simultaneously intensifying the limit condition of the Caldera. The gallery buildings surround the main lobby/library space and each gallery frames specific views of the sky, the sea, and the striations of the layers of the island.
Fall 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caldera Elevation