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Well, I think one doesn’t really have to invent this memorial space, because it is already there. And it is speaking with a voice and,…
Well, I didn’t want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have…
Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn’t, and won’t. He’s been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that’s it.…
The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we’re trying to keep…
It’s about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial, which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world, but…
I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and…
And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that…
And it is very moving because one has to see the site not as just another site of development but it is a very special…
We will work with everybody for the good of New York.
We all came to see that site. We all walked around it. It is already sacred.
It’s a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker.
I’m not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains.
And of course I like Berlin a lot. It’s such an interesting city.
The Spiral Gallery may happen, too. It is not dependent on government funding.
Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It’s just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built.
There will be a competition for the memorial. And then it can be developed with trees, with planting. It can become a very beautiful place…
It’s a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment.
When you’re a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don’t get fed up too easily.
I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is…
I don’t get to sleep when I’m in New York. Really. I’m living on adrenaline.
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