Virtual and
other realities

The walls as first uncovered

Protection of the walls is set in place

Reversibility is total and rapid

The system is modular, and additions are easy

Monitoring the results

The excavations in 1993

The protective shelter in place over the wall

Partial opening of the canvas cover for inspection

Full exposure of the wall

Detail of stone and bricks 12 years hence

Deep vertical fissures (shortly after excavation)

Stretched weighted canvas
to keep fissures from widening

Metal basin suspended from scaffolding

Some walls are still standing high

The “virtual” virtual reality imitates
the “real” virtual reality of the wrapped walls…

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