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Holocaust Memorial

Memorial Berlin, Germany

Imposing place of remembrance and warning Holocaust Memorial

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, is a memorial located in the Mitte district of Berlin, designed by architect Peter Eisenman, together with engineer Buro Happold, to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. The Memorial is composed of a field of 2,711 stelae and welcomes more than 500,000 visitors from every nation to the Information Center each year.

On a site covering 19,000 square meters, Eisenman placed 2711 concrete slabs of different heights. The area is open day and night, and from all four sides, you can fully immerse yourself in the fully accessible spatial structure. The memorial is on a slight slope, and its wave-like form is different wherever you stand. The uneven concrete floor gives many visitors a moment of giddiness or even uncertainty. Its openness and abstractness provide you with space to confront the topic in your own personal way. The sheer size of the installation and its lack of a central point of remembrance call into question the conventional concept of a memorial. This creates a place of remembrance, but not with the usual means.

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