Thursday, November 02, 2006

Peter Eisenman

Field of Stelae Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe Berlin

The field of 2,711 concrete stelae--a massive accretion of blocks gradually emerging from the ground--is not meant to symbolize anything, so the designer tells us. They are set slightly askew--just enough so that one notices it, but not assertively; indeed, they almost look like a contractor's error... more

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