In the loving memory of Eindhoven’s street scenery
Intervention in the public space on the lost buildings of Eindhoven, destroyed during WW2 and in the 60’s by a municipality council decision.
The starting point of this group project was the fact that most
people think that Eindhoven is a cold and impersonal
city that had been constructed recently, with not a lot
Our aim through this installation is
to bring up the hidden heritage of Eindhoven, to show how the city’s street scenery changed
Each block represents a building that used to
stand somewhere in the city and contains the memories of
someone related to this place.
Instead of removing the memory by destroying a
building, we reveal it through the act of destruction.
This cemetery of buildings allows you to remember the
connection people use to have with the buildings, through
the testimonies that rest in the tombstones.
By the higlight of these memories, we try to perpetuate the duty of
For an instant they go back to life to pay tribute
to this lost history, it can then open a dialog and raise awareness on the visibilty and invisibility of the past in our environment.