The 9/11 Memorial opens this Sunday to the public, on the tenth anniversary of the attacks. We take a look at the landscape architecture, designed by Peter Walker, in conjunction with the project's architect, Michael Arad.
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The New York Times has an interesting article about the challenges that Michael Arad, the architect, faced over the past decade. One of the biggest changes that was made to his design was that the many names that make up the memorial were originally designed to be below ground, with the waterfalls in the background, were, because of security and cost concerns, elevated to ground level.