On this sombre anniversary, we bring you an article that was published last year by Kaid Benfield, looking at the legacy of 9/11 for community & the built environment.
Sep 11, 2012 Switchboard
Erica Stewart of the National Trust for Historic Preservation runs down a few of the ways that rebuilding efforts after the attacks on 9/11 took historic preservation into account.
Sep 12, 2011 National Trust For Historic Preservation
Architect Michael Arad design "Reflecting Absence" was chosen from 5,200 others. After navigating constant criticism and design hurdles, "Reflecting Absence," the memorial to victims of September 11, 2001, is 16 days from it's unveiling.
Aug 26, 2011 Los Angeles Times
Scheduled to open in two months on the day after the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, project architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker discuss their masterpiece.
Jul 11, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
Eight years after terrorists felled the World Trade Center towers in New York City, progress on rebuilding the site has been slow and mired in controversy.
Sep 11, 2009 Architectural Record
Mohamed Atta, one of the 9/11 terrorists, pursued a masters degree in city planning before the attacks. Slate's Daniel Brooks reads Atta's masters thesis, and finds a strain of anti-Western modernism that is revealing.
Sep 9, 2009 Slate.com
Julia Galef takes a look at Secure Cities, a new website that maps the effect of security measures on public space since 9/11.
Jul 14, 2009 Metropolis Magazine
A local committee in Easton, Connecticut, has made a suggestion on the location of a 9/11 Memorial Site -- the same site that was denied by the Planning and Zoning Commission six months ago.
Jun 26, 2009 Connecticut Post
A new tower designed by architect Daniel Libeskind has a dramatic gash in the middle, which some say is too reminiscent of the horrors of 9/11.
Jan 5, 2009 Bloomberg.com
<p>Metropolis Magazine visits Ground Zero as building begins, and finds that the bold plans and architectural dreams have fizzled.</p>
Jun 19, 2008 Metropolis Magazine