Landscape Architect To Speak On Concentration Camp Memorial
13, 2000 -- Stefan Tischer, landscape architect and
recent winner of a design competition for a memorial at the World
War II womens concentration camp at Ravensbrück, Germany,
will give a talk at the University of Virginias School of
Architecture on Friday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall,
Room 153. The talk, "Memory Turns into Site," will focus on Tischer's
design for the memorial at Ravensbrück and will also include
a discussion of the new Jewish Museum designed by Daniel Liebeskind
and the site of "Topographie des Terrors," both in Berlin.
is a principal partner in Burger + Tischer in Berlin. The firms
work includes urban parks, campus master planning and urban design
and has been widely published and exhibited in Europe. The Ravensbrück
memorial project was one of several selected to represent Germany
in the 1999 Venice Biennale.
more information contact Elissa Rosenberg at (804) 924-6461 or Sandy
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