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Janus

Name: Janus • Year: 2007 • Architect: MLZD • Location: Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland • Description: "In addition to establishing a more intuitive layout, the design seeks to lend a new exterior identity to the museum with a bronze perforated facade that folds between two historic structures." — "Janus", iGNANT (Retrieved: 15 May, 2012)

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Janus, God of the Threshold

In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure.  Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome.

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Head of Two-Faced Janus (2nd c. BCE); Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Rome

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