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9/11 Memorial and Museum – New York, NY, U.S.

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Spet 11, 2  Sept 11, 3

Building: 9/11 Memorial and Museum
Location: New York, NY, U.S.
Architect: Handel Architects
Landscape Architect: Peter Walker and Partners
Underground Museum Architect: Davis Brody Bond
Pavilion Architect: Snøhetta
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
Museum Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Fountain Structural Engineer: DEW Water Architecture
Completed: 2011

AE Interest: Each reflection pool recirculates 52,000 gallons of water per minute. The stone and metal parapets that line each pool and bear victim names have built in heating and cooling systems specifically designed to allow visitors to comfortably touch the names year round.


Written by Jonah Wolf

September 12, 2014 at 11:02 am

Posted in Built

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