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Designing a public memorial after tragedy




Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Photo by Bitter Bredt
Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
The World Trade Center, New York City. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Courtesy of Studio Libeskind
Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
The Kurdistan Museum. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Photo by Hayes Davidson
Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Ottowa National Holocause Monument. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Courtesy of Studio Libeskind
Holocaust Tower and Garden of Exile, Jewish Museum Berlin. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Ohio Halocaust Statehouse Memorial. Design by Daniel Libeskind.
Photo by Brad Feinknop


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The city of Orlando is in the process of trying to buy the Pulse nightclub where 49 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a mass shooting last June.

In California,  the first  anniversary of the San Bernardino shooting is approaching. Officials there are still trying to determine the best way to memorialized those who lost their lives. 

For more on how to construct a public memorial, Take Two's A Martinez spoke with Daniel Libeskind. He's designed public spaces around the globe, including the World Trade Center master plan in New York City and the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany. 

To hear the full interview, click on the Blue Arrow above.