A Memorial Without Names. The Berlin Holocaust Memorial Lies Between East and West Berlin, Germany. Peter Eisenman’s Holocaust Memorial is constructed of massive stone blocks arranged on a 19,000 square meter (204,440 square foot) plot of land between East and West Berlin.
Holocaust Memorial: Architect Peter Eisenman, Berlin 2005. From 1961 onwards, the site lay alongside the Berlin wall, forming part of the no-man’s land separating Communist East from democratic West. As part of the GDR ‘death strip’, it was patrolled by guards and dogs, and monitored by …
Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial, located in Mitte on a stretch of the former “death strip” where the Wall once stood near Brandenburg Gate, is Berlin’s stunning monument to the Holocaust, dedicated to the Jewish victims of the Nazi genocide of World War II.
Introduction. After 17 years of debate about how Germany should remember the darkest chapter in its history, finally built a memorial in Berlin dedicated to the 6 million Jews exterminated in the Holocaust. The design of U.S. architect Peter Eisenman was the winner among 553 projects presented during the 1995 and 1998 competitions.
Arts Berlin Holocaust Memorial architect Peter Eisenman turns 85. US architect Peter Eisenman is best known for designing Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial, but he is also a respected writer and teacher
Peter Eisenman, the architect behind Berlin’s iconic Holocaust Memorial, spoke about the rise of xenophobia in Europe and the United States.