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The Sociology of ArchitectureConstructing Identities$
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Paul Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310768

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315930

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Architecture and Commemoration: The Construction of Memorialization

Architecture and Commemoration: The Construction of Memorialization

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(p.92) 5 Architecture and Commemoration: The Construction of Memorialization
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The Sociology of Architecture
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846315930.006

This chapter examines the positioning of landmark architecture within nationalized, state–led discourses of commemoration. It focuses on Daniel Libeskind's master plan for rebuilding the Ground Zero site in New York City. Libeskind's symbolic attempts to position Ground Zero as a nationalized site of remembrance are explored.

Keywords:   landmark architecture, commemoration, Daniel Libeskind, Ground Zero, New York

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