Architect Michael Arad stands inside one of the reflecting pools in June 2011 before the 9/11 Memorial was completed. Photo by Amy Dreher.
Michael Arad, who with Peter Walker designed the 9/11 Memorial, will discuss tomorrow as part of a panel the relationship between memory and architecture. In an excerpted 2010 interview, Arad explains the evolution of his memorial design.Read more
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Above: Veteran news anchor Shepard Smith introduces the latest installment of the Fox News series “The Rise of Freedom," which features 9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad. In the broadcast, Arad discusses the signature 9/11 Memorial pools, which feature 30-foot waterfalls. Arad, a partner of Handel ArchitectsRead more
9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad this month will detail what inspired him to design a national tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks in 2001 and 1993 as part of the "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series. Arad will share early designs of the memorial in the event called "Realizing the 9/11 Memorial" at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10., at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. RSVPRead more
New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a powerful selection of 9/11-themed poems yesterday at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St., as part of the well-received “9/11, Today and Tomorrow” speakers series. The poems conjured up feelings and imagery of the World Trade Center before and after the attacks.Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the TimesRead more