Designing Memorials, Drafting Legacy
Memorials are not monuments solely links to our past honoring the sacrifices or achievements of our fellow citizens. They can offer us a powerful experience that captures public ethos and confront the sometimes unhappy truths of collective memory in a form that will last for generations.
Doug Bothner, Partner at the Baltimore Architecture firm Ziger/Snead, was the project architect for Baltimore’s 911 Memorial. He tells us more about his approach.