Lester J. Levine's 9/11 Memorial Visions: Innovative Concepts from the 2003 PDF

By Lester J. Levine

greater than one billion humans watched the Sept. 11 international exchange heart destruction spread on tv, making it the best shared occasion in international heritage. Reflecting this truth, the 2003 international exchange heart Memorial layout festival used to be open to an individual, drawing 5,201 entries from 60 nations, all of which have been published online.
so much designs have been the greyscale hardscape of standard memorials. a number of have been appreciably innovative. a few engaged reminiscence with sound, colour, flow, know-how or customer participation. Others reached around the globe, our on-line world, even outer space.
those imaginings stirred questions about their creators. Who have been they? What have been they pondering and feeling? How did the idea that strengthen? This e-book, in response to a primary ever overview of the entries, tells the non-public tales of greater than a hundred and eighty designers whose artistic point of view translated an awful occasion, giving deeper inspiration to the relation of memorial areas to heritage, geography, know-how and cultural diversity.

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