Michael Arad, the architect of the National September 11 Memorial, returns to his alma mater Georgia Tech in Atlanta to share his experiences with students, faculty, and alumni, according to the Associate Press report.
Arad earned a master’s degree in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 and is now a partner at Handel Architects. He worked as a New York City Housing Authority architect before his Memorial design “Reflecting Absence” was selected from a global competition that included more than 5,200 entries from 63 nations.
Arad’s lecture takes place Wed., Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. More information is available here.
By 9/11 Memorial staff