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Yad Vashem: Moshe Safdie - The Architecture of Memory Moshe Safdie

Yad Vashem: Moshe Safdie - The Architecture of Memory

Moshe Safdie

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ISBN : 9783037780701
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133 pages
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175 meters long, the museum bores like a triangular beam through the Har Hazikaron, or Mount of Remembrance. It juts out from the hillside at either end, allowing visitors to enter and look out. This spectacular architecture is the setting for aMore175 meters long, the museum bores like a triangular beam through the Har Hazikaron, or Mount of Remembrance. It juts out from the hillside at either end, allowing visitors to enter and look out. This spectacular architecture is the setting for a lavish and impressive exhibition commemorating the Holocaust. The structure is the culmination of Moshe Safdiea (TM)s work in Israel. The architect, a student of Louis Kahn who began his career with the sensational residential complex Habitat at the 1967 Montreal Worlda (TM)s Fair, maintains offices in Boston, Toronto, and Jerusalem.The museum, its architecture, and its series of interior spaces with their carefully designed exhibition facilities are documented in an indepth photo essay and illustrated with texts and plans.