'Reflecting Absence' Memorial unveiled for 9/11

The 10th anniversary of 9/11 was marked last weekend by the unveiling of the memorial by landscape architect Peter Walker and architect Michael Arad.

Reflecting Absence features two large voids containing fountains and pools where the towers stood. Walker's concept was to encompass the towers' footprints in a field of trees to provide scale and texture, with clearings and clusters for people to sit beneath.


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