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Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum – HaZikaron, Jerusalem, Israel

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Building: Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum
Location: HaZikaron, Jerusalem, Israel
Status: Completed 2005
Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates
Structural Engineer: Ben Abraham Engineers Ltd.
Exhibit Design: Dorit Harel Designers Ltd.
Total Cost: $90 million
Project Area: 190,521 sq ft.

AE Interests: arcaded concrete pavilion (reminiscent of a Sukkah) exhibits changing shadow patterns, entire structure is reinforced concrete, triangular shape chosen to bring in natural daylight while simultaneously supporting the pressure of the earth above, cantilevered platform.

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Written by Sarah Olson

December 11, 2012 at 6:18 pm

Posted in Built

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