Foster, Adjaye and Hadid shortlisted for UK Holocaust memorial

Foster, Adjaye and Hadid shortlisted for UK Holocaust memorial

David Adjaye, Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners are among the ten shortlisted teams competing for the National Holocaust Memorial in London

in 2008 a huge earthquake in china’s sichuan province was the country’s deadliest earthquake for more than 30 years. designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie see more about the project on #designboom #architecture

wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ pictured above takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

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."

Vietnam War Memorial, 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 controvers

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Wouldn't this be cool in your own home?

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Canadian War Memorial Green Park

Memorial Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Park Landscape, Memorial Park, War Memorials, Skate Park, Fountain Park, Exploring, Urn

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