27 May '16, 1pm

5 buildings around the world that memorialize tragic losses of life

5 buildings around the world that memorialize tragic losses of life

, we often think barbecues and pool parties as a way to kick off summer. Yet for many it's more a day of reflection for those they've lost. Memorial Day - called Decoration Day when it started - was born out of the ashes of the Civil War, and grew to include all who have died for the United States during World War 1. Architects have a unique role to call us to remember the past through thoughtful monuments , and the following rose to the challenge for five reverent spaces that honor not only those who have died in wars but in other tragedies all around the world.

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