Carved into the rocky topography of Mount Herzl—the site of Israel’s national cemetery—a subterranean memorial designed by Tel Aviv–based firm Kimmel Eshkolot commemorates the lives of lost soldiers. Above ground, a stepped stone mound surrounds a central aperture that funnels daylight into the main space, echoing the curves of the landscape. Inside, a spiral ramp leads visitors down along a wall composed of 23,000 bricks, each engraved with a name of the fallen.
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