Museum of Sacred Art

Location: Puglia, Italy
Architectural Design: APS Designs
Project Type: Museography

Entrance Square Revitalization:
Embark on a journey through the metamorphosis of a mundane parking lot into a splendid square. Carved from local stone, converging pathways lead to the monumental entrance, hinting at the architectural marvels below. Illuminated skylights adorn the underground museum, beckoning you on an unforgettable voyage through time and artistry.

The Underground Structure:
Plunge into the depths of history within our subterranean museum of sacred art. This two-tiered marvel seamlessly intertwines parking with cultural preservation. Ascend to the upper floor and immerse yourself in a curated collection linked to the sanctuary’s library, where each exhibit narrates a tale of devotion and mastery.

Historical Sanctuary Enhancement:
Step into a realm where history breathes amidst serene surroundings. Our meticulously paved square serves as a vibrant venue for contemporary gatherings while honoring the site’s historical significance. Visual connections to the monumental entrance encourage reflection on the enduring legacy of faith and tradition.

The Museum of Sacred Art:
Unveil the sanctuary’s treasures within our subterranean museum. From sacred relics to ancient manuscripts, each artifact celebrates the region’s religious heritage. Explore curated exhibits and develop a profound appreciation for the enduring legacy of sacred artistry.

Innovative Illumination:
Immerse yourself in a realm of enchantment as innovative lighting techniques illuminate the museum’s beauty. Integrated skylights cast a mesmerizing glow, accentuating the museum’s allure and inviting exploration. With each step, forge a connection with the sanctuary’s timeless spirit that transcends the boundaries of time and space.

APS Designs by Antonio Pio Saracino elevates the sanctuary’s significance with a harmonious fusion of modernity and tradition. From a revitalized square to interactive workshops, our project celebrates sacred art, enriching the region’s cultural landscape and heritage.