Four Principles To Avoid A 9/11 Memorial Disaster

Columnist Michael J. Lewis offers insights into selecting finalists from the 5,200 designs submitted the for 9/11 memorial.
August 13, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

"The program for the competition is of baffling complexity... Has a design ever been asked to do so much? But then again, has a design ever had so many constituencies to satisfy? The World Trade Memorial requires a transcendent clarity. A monument that tries to do too many things, and provide too many features, is not a monument but a theme park. To avoid such an outcome, the jury will do well to observe the following four cardinal principles..."

Thanks to ArchNewsNow

Full Story:
Published on Tuesday, August 12, 2003 in Wall St. Journal
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email