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By Lester J. Levine

greater than one thousand million humans watched the September 11 global alternate heart destruction spread on tv, making it the best shared occasion in global heritage. Reflecting this truth, the 2003 global alternate heart Memorial layout pageant was once open to somebody, drawing 5,201 entries from 60 nations, all of which have been published online.
so much designs have been the greyscale hardscape of commonplace memorials. a number of have been considerably ingenious. a few engaged reminiscence with sound, colour, circulate, expertise or customer participation. Others reached around the globe, our on-line world, even outer space.
those imaginings stirred questions about their creators. Who have been they? What have been they pondering and feeling? How did the idea that advance? This booklet, in keeping with a primary ever evaluation of the entries, tells the non-public tales of greater than a hundred and eighty designers whose artistic viewpoint translated an awful occasion, giving deeper suggestion to the relation of memorial areas to historical past, geography, expertise and cultural diversity.

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