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Atlantic City Holocaust Memorial / Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio

Atlantic City Holocaust Memorial / Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio
Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio
Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio

English design firm, Amos Goldreich Architecture in conjunction with Nekton Studio have shared with ArchDaily their proposal for the Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial competition. Additional images of their entry and a succinct architects description after the break.

This Holocaust Memorial aims to be a landmark for Peace. It offers a place for visitors to isolate themselves from the strong dialectic elicited by the juxtaposition of the Memorial and the existing boardwalk of Atlantic City, and to immerse themselves in the Memorial’s significance – that we are all members of the human family and that these atrocities should never happen again.

Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio
Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio

The Memorial’s form relates to geometries derived from the Star of David and is to be materialized in Corten steel to create the monolithic envelope. That is then carved out to reveal the space of the interior and to lighten its presence on the boardwalk. The interior comprises six chapels embedded in the pointed folds to the north and south. These six represent the inhabited regions of the world; N. America, Europe, Asia, S. America, Africa, and Australia – surrounding the central space of global congregation.

Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio
Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio

Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio
Courtesy Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio

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Cite: Hank Jarz. "Atlantic City Holocaust Memorial / Amos Goldreich Architecture + Nekton Studio " 21 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/90630/atlantic-city-holocaust-memorial-amos-goldreich-architecture-nekton-studio/> ISSN 0719-8884
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