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After September 11: Re-Imagining Manhattan's Downtown

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50 international architects along with several artists were invited by the Max Protetch gallery in New York to submit design proposals for a new World Trade Center and memorial. The exhibition, entitled "A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals" opened four months after the attacks and attracted unparalleled crowds. Its intention was to contribute to the discussion by allowing artists and architects to freely re-imagine the site. In the video 20 architects participate, explaining their proposals and commenting on the meaning of the attack. After September 11th: Re-imagining Manhattan's Downtown reveals their views on design, the urbanism of downtown Manhattan and the political fallout following September 11th.. The following architects participated in the exhibition:. 1100 Architects, Raimund Abraham, Vito Acconci, Morris Adjmi, Marwan Al-Sayed, Allied Works Architecture, William Alsop, Asymptote, Shigeru Ban, Carlos Brillembourg, Mel Chin, Preston Scott Cohen, Coop Himmelblau, Della Valle & Bernheimer Design, Winka Dubbeldam of Archi-tectonics, Field Operations, Foreign Office Architects, Jonathan Foster, Fox & Fowle, Joseph Giovannini & Rodrigo Monsalve, Gluckman Mayner Architects, Alexander Gorlin Architects, Michael Graves, Zaha Hadid, Hugh Hardy, Hariri & Hariri, Hodgetts + Fung, Steven Holl, Hans Hollein, Jakob + MacFarlane, Eytan Kaufman, Kennedy & Violich, Johannes Knesl, Tom Kovac, Krueck & Sexton, Daniel Libeskind, LO/TEK, Greg Lynn FORM, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Nathan McRae, Samuel Mockbee, Morphosis, Eric Owen Moss, Ben Nicholson, NOX Architekten, Office dA, OCEAN north, Oosterhuis Associates, Frei Otto, Marjetica Potrc, RoTo Architects, Smith-Miller/Hawkinson, SITE, Paolo Soleri, Michael Sorkin, Barbara Stauffacher, Solomon & Nellie King Solomon, Towers of Light (John Bennett, Gustavo Bonevardi, Julian LeVerdiere, Paul Marantz, Paul Myoda, Richard Nash-Gould), Weiss/Manfredi, Tod Williams/Billie Tsien and Mehrdad Yazdani..
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61 min.
In English
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Michael Blackwood Productions, 2009.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
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Originally produced by Michael Blackwood Productions in 2009.
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1172359 Kanopy
1 online resource (streaming video file) (61 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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