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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Miguel Marcelino, Museum of Mechanical Music in Pinhal Novo

In Pinhal Novo, a town in the Setúbal district, the Portuguese architect Miguel Marcelino relates container to content through a closed and opaque box housing a private collection of mechanical music boxes. Only the main facade invites people into the museum through a concavity recalling the contours of gramophones. Containing a floor area of 1,020 square meters and clad on the outside with sand, the building has five exhibition halls and more than 600 musical objects from the period between the end of the 19th century and the 1930s, brought together by the collector Luis Canqueiro. The program, organized around a central patio, includes an archive room and an auditorium seating seventy.
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