Peter Eisenman

War memorial

Work resumes on Berlin Holocaust Memorial after halt in construction when it emerged that company profited from the production of Zyklon B gas during the war

Peter Eisenman's monument was being coated with an anti-graffiti paint made by Degussa AG, which once owned a stake in a firm that made the hydrogen cyanide gas pellets used at Auschwitz

September 1999

A wound still festering at the heart of Germany

Parliament has finally voted to build Berlin's memorial to the Holocaust