Bologna Shoah Memorial by SET. Photograph © Simone Bossi
A memorial for the commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust located in Bologna, Italy, built in less than two months that is distinguished by being emotional using the sensitivity to tell the past.
The project designed by SET Architects, the winners of the international contest for the realization of the monument of the Shoah of Bologna, is composed of two symmetrical steel parallepipeds of 10x10 meters that generate a route with the feeling of oppression. Inside there are a series of empty rectangular boxes that represent the cells of the dormitories in the concentration camps.
SET architects. is a young architecture, urbanism and design practice based in Rome, led by Lorenzo Catena, Onorato di Manno and Andrea Tanci. The design procedure is always supported by in-depth theoretical research based on the investigation of the essence of architecture and the elements that compose it. SET envisions an architecture that is able to...read more