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
CNN provided extensive coverage of the Memorial today. Please view a news story featuring a tour of the Memorial and read an opinion piece by 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels on the CNN.com website by clicking hereRead more