: Greg Allen says now what I said the other day: None of the memorial proposals for the World Trade Center is sufficient. He calls for throwing them all out and starting again. And he sends us to Clay Risen‘s story in the Observer, which argues that the proposals are all too influenced by Vietnam Memorial designer Maya Lin and do not have an adequate sense of the place.
Nor is there any attempt to tie the site into its surroundings, either the rest of Ground Zero or lower Manhattan as a whole…. Then again, context wasn