Katyn Museum in Warsaw

Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.

The museum pays a tribute to over 21 thousand of Polish citizens murdered by the Soviet secret police NKWD in spring of 1940. It is located in the area of Warsaw Citadel – 19th-century fortress erected on the orders of Tsar Nicholas I after the fall of the November Uprising (1831).

Photos by Piotr Krajewski