Facts and Feelings: Dilemmas in designing the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum
Dorit Harel | Chief Editor: Zeev Drori, Editors: Doron Gumpert, Dahlia Falk Zaguri, Yaffa Shimrony
“For many years I was involved in the design and construction of different kinds of museums... Being appointed the sole designer of the new Yad Vashem Holocaust History museum was, I believe, a token of appreciation for my professional capabilities and work.” [Dorit Harel] After graduating from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Dorit Kotler-Harel devoted her professional life to designing museums and exhibitions. Without doubt, the jewel in Dorit’s creative crown was the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum. In this album, Dorit Harel shares her professional, personal and philosophical dilemmas that arose as she designed the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum.