United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial

In collaboration with Marcus Taylor and Rachel Whiteread London, United Kingdom 2016–2017

Client: United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation Competition

This competition entry for the UK memorial to the Holocaust was made in collaboration with the artists Rachel Whiteread and Marcus Taylor. The memorial will be located in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, and is intended to be both a monument and a place of education about the Holocaust.

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Designs by the 10 shortlisted teams in the contest to design a £40 million national Holocaust memorial next to the Palace of Westminster have gone on public display. Caruso St John, Marcus Taylor and Rachel Whiteread’s proposal consists of two parts – a cast, translucent sculpture above ground and a series of large chambers below ground.

Credits

Location
London, United Kingdom

Date
2016–2017

Client
United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation

Heritage
Grade II* listed setting

Area
4,000 m²

Status
Competition

Collaborating artists
Marcus Taylor and Rachel Whiteread

Caruso St John Architects
Adam Caruso, Peter St John

Project architect
Rod Heyes

Project team
Thomas Back, Gregory Bon, Amy Perkins, Will Pirkis

Landscape architect
Vogt Landscape Ltd.

Access consultant
David Bonnett Associates Ltd.

Lighting design
Arup