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Steilneset Memorial- Vardø, Norway

Posted in Built by Vitoria Rodriguez on February 26, 2020

 

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Building: Memorial of Victims of Witch Trials
Location: Vardø, Norway
Year: 2011
Design: Architect Peter Zumthor and Artist Louise Bourgeois
Structural Engineers: Finn-Erik Nilsen

AE Interests: pine scaffolding framework holding a fabric cocoon with a long oak-floored corridor, 91 windows for the 91 deaths during the Vardø witch trials, a second contrasting structure made of weathering steel and smoked glass with a circle of mirrors around a flaming steel chair in a hollow concrete cone like judges or silent witnesses circling the condemned

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