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Gedenkstätte Mauthausen / Competition
Gedenkstätte Mauthausen / Competition

For this project, BWM Architekten delved deeply into the conditions and history of the memorial site and developed a number of sensitive redesign measures aimed at preserving the austere, basic character of this transformed place. Suggestions: a guest book as a “portable exhibition”; an acoustic space for the memorial room; a Mauthausen Survivors Documentation Project; an overview exhibition in the existing visitor centre. The main objective of the latter was to create a compact exhibition to function as an authoritative introduction for all visitors before they move on to the tour of the site.

Competition 06/2010

Bundesministerium für Inneres

BWM Team
Christoph Panzer