Never forget

The Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin during wintertime. The memorial for the 6 million Jews was designed by architect Peter Eisenmann. It consists of 2711 concrete slabs of heights varying from 0.2 and 4.8 meters (8 in to 15 ft 9 in). The stelae are designed to produce an uneasy, confusing atmosphere, and the whole sculpture aims to represent a supposedly ordered system that has lost touch with human reason.

Underground of the 19000 square meter installation there is a “place of information” that holds all the known names of the holocaust victims.


22 thoughts on “Never forget

    1. I’d wish from the bottom of my heart that I could say this horror won’t happen again, but sadly (on a different scale but still) this is repeating again and again :-/

  1. this is a very good photo and works for the Beyond challenge also. leads you into the memorial and into history. Enjoyed looking at some of your pictures–I will look at more later. I am new at this site and there are a lot to see!

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