Steilneset, Vardø
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.

Year of construction

2010-2011

Architect

Peter Zumthor, Louise Bourgeois

Client

Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Building Type

Public memorial

Construction System / Materials

Wood, steel, glass, woven fabric

Literature

Arx, Serge von: ”Møter med fortiden”, Arkitekturårbok 2012. Oslo 2012.

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