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 Steilneset minnested

 
Steilneset minnested ( Steilneset Memorial)
Address: Steilneset, Vardø
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Architect: Peter Zumthor, Louise Bourgeois
Client: Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Construction System /
Materials:
Wood, steel, glass, woven fabric
Building Type: Public memorial
Year of Construction: 2010-2011
Steilneste Memorial is situated close to the shore of the windswept barren land south of Vardøhus Fortress and southwest of Vardø town centre. The memorial consists of two parts: a 125m long structure on piles and a black glass cube. It is built to commemorate the 91 people who died during the local witch-hunts of the 17th century.
Literature: Arx, Serge von: ”Møter med fortiden”, Arkitekturårbok 2012. Oslo 2012.
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 09.02.2016
Author: J.R., I.H.
Photographer: I.H. 2013



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