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9/11 Memorial Construction: 7 Years In 90 Seconds [Video]

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A time lapse video has captured the construction of the The National September 11 Memorial at Ground Zero.

Yi Chen
  • 25 august 2011

The National September 11 Memorial at Ground Zero will officially open in New York on the tenth anniversary of the tragic event. The Ground Zero memorial was designed by architects Michael Arad and Peter Walker. Their design, ‘Reflecting Absence’ was picked from a competition which saw over 5,200 entries from all over the world. According to the 9/11 Memorial site:

The 9/11 Memorial features two enormous waterfalls and reflecting pools, each about an acre in size, set within the footprints of the original twin towers. The Memorial Plaza is one of the most eco-friendly plazas ever constructed. More than 400 trees are planned for the plaza, surrounding the Memorial’s two massive reflecting pools. Its design conveys a spirit of hope and renewal, and creates a contemplative space separate from the usual sights and sounds of a bustling metropolis.

Watch the time-lapse video below to see the transformation of Ground Zero.

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