Will This Giant Meteorite Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial?

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 7 months ago

Looks like this article is a bit old. Be aware that information may have changed since it was published.

Will This Giant Meteorite Become The UK's Holocaust Memorial?
Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects.

10 shortlisted designs for the UK Holocaust Memorial have been revealed.

The memorial will be erected in Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament, and will function as a learning centre as well as a tribute to victims and survivors of Nazi persecution.

Caruso St John Architects, Marcus Taylor and Rachel Whiteread.

British sculptor Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects have teamed up to design a sculpture resembling a giant meteorite, incorporating a grove of cypress trees, symbolising hope and growth:

The 10 designs have been shortlisted from a total of 92 entries, with a winner due to be announced in Summer 2017.

Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad Architects' design resembles the layers of the Holocaust story which have been lost in time...

Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad Architects with Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Plan A and DHA Designs

...while this offering is designed to resemble a prayer shawl:

Allied Works

See all shortlisted designs and find out more about the project here. You can submit your feedback on these designs here.

Last Updated 13 April 2017