MIT Sean Collier Memorial | Architect Magazine | Höweler + Yoon Architecture, Cambridge, MA, USA, Community, New Construction, Other

pin 1.1k
heart 220
speech 7

The space at the heart of this rusting steel memorial narrows to a width of just 80 centimetres, designed to make visitors empathise with the "feeling of oppression" experienced by Holocaust victims

pin 32
heart 5

Baltic Way Memorial winners contemplate the power of peaceful protest 1ST PRIZE WINNER: AIDAN DOYLE and SARAH WAN | U.S.A.

pin 37
heart 4

Vietnam Memorial with the Washington Memorial in the background. National Mall, Washington, D.C.

pin 450
heart 31
speech 1

Maya Lin. Vietnam War Memorial, 1982. When a visitor looks upon the wall, his or her reflection can be seen simultaneously with the engraved names, which is meant to symbolically bring the past and present together. The selected design was very controversial, in particular its unconventional design, its black color and its lack of ornamentation, especially among veterans. Many publicly voiced their displeasure, calling the wall "a black gash of shame."

pin 78
heart 5
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search