Unveiled in 1872, The Albert Memorial commemorates the death of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s husband, who died of typhoid fever at the age of 42.
The VEC will be the companion visitor center to the existing memorial that memorializes the 184 lives lost during the tragic events of September 11, 2001, when American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon. The tragedy took lives of Pentagon employees and all passengers and crew aboard Flight 77.
President Donald Trump approves a public memorial commemorating the Gulf War’s Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield in Area I, near the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Architecture competition winners news – this design contest received 268 registrations from all around the world. It demanded a stimulating and exciting approach towards the design of a building on Liberty Island in New York Harbor.
Eisenhower Memorial design by Frank Gehry and AECOM – new renderings released: the memorial’s key element, a 440-foot-long woven-metal tapestry, remains. But the subject of the tapestry has shifted.
Design: Blakstad Haffner Arkitekter. The architects’ ambition was to reflect and strengthen values of community, solidarity, diversity and democracy, both through form and function by establishing a small village.
Architects: West-line studio. The Red Army Memorial Museum is situated in the rural Bing’an Warf, a shoal in the middle of the Chishui river, on the border between the regions of Guizhou and Sichuan, in South-West China.
Architects: West-line studio. The Huangpi Dong combat site, located in Tiantai Town, not far from Chishui City. This area is a well known “red tourism” spot in south-west China.
Controversy from an architecture competition the Commemorative Monument for Freedom Square, in front of the Derzhprom Building: “Incompetence of the local authorities puts Europe’s first skyscraper complex in danger”.
Design: Agence d’architecture Philippe Prost
This striking memorial near Arras commemorates the thousands who died in the region during World War I. Ablain St.-Nazaire French Military Cemetery, is the world’s largest French military cemetery.
Utøya ‘Memory Wound’ memorial design by Jonas Dahlberg abandoned? Norwegian government offers to replace controversial Utøya memorial to appease local residents. The memorial to commemorate the massacre on the island in 2011 has proved divisive.
Architecture competition for a Holocaust Memorial and possible below-ground Learning Centre. To be located beside the UK Parliament building in the Westminster UNESCO World Heritage Site buffer zone.
Princess Diana Fountain, London memorial award, design by Gustafson Porter, McConnells, Barron Gould-Texxus and SDE: Princess of Wales Fountain in Hyde Park, England, UK
Architects: MASS Design Group – The Equal Justice Initiative unveiled design for the Memorial to Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. The building is intended to acknowledge victims of lynching throughout American history.
The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission selects a design titled “The Weight of Sacrifice” for the National World War I Memorial by Joseph Weishaar, a graduate of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas.
The Monument London: City memorial, England – by architect Christopher Wren: info + photos – The Monument in London, Fish Street Hill architecture, column
The construction of the memorial was designed to allow for a collaborative construction open to volunteers, the parents of the victims and former members of the youth labour party (AUF-veterans), owner of the island – following a Norwegian tradition called ‘‘Dugnad’’.
Canadian Memorial to the Victims of Communism Ottawa, Design Contest Canada, Architecture Competition Canadian Memorial to the Victims of Communism Memorial in Ottawa, Canada – design by ABSTRAKT Studio Architecture, Architects page updated 9 Jan 2017 with new images ; 30 Dec 2014 Canadian Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Ottawa Design: ABSTRAKT Studio Architecture…