Winners of the Baltic Way Memorial architecture competition have been announced. The competition sought out ideas for a memorial of the 1989 movement that united two million people in a 600km human chain. It was a pivotal point in European history that showed the power of nonviolent protest. The three winning teams from the US, Netherlands and Switzerland each captured both the seriousness of the event and the positive message for the future.
SET installs steel Holocaust memorial in a Bologna square
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture :: " symbolized by the memorial space – the “oculus” – that brings light diffused by a cascade of water into the contemplative space from the Monument grounds." "An oculus, circular window, or "rain-hole" (Latin: compluvium) is a feature of Classical architecture since the 16th century."
Près d& au Pays-Bas, l& néérlandais Erick de Lyon et l& d& et de paysage Rietveld ont transformé un ancien bunker de la seconde guerre mondiale en mémorial. Découpant le monolithe de béton en son coeur, ils font a...