How do We Remember Traumatic Events such as Massacre Through Architecture?


Traumatic events




Architecture is becoming an extraordinary method to save memories. This paper aims to show the relationship between traumatic events and architecture. This paper indicates that the positive side of memorial architecture from traumatic incidents on strengthening national identity, cultivate patriotism in the educational field, and becoming the city’s icon. It also presents the building architecture drawbacks on emotion and mentality of people and occupies much city’s area. Indeed, giving depth research on typical cases to analyse the influence for people. The findings clearly show that building is common use in remembering traumatic events.


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