Gallery: NYC AIDS Memorial Loses Plants But Gains Community Support

Plans for the New York City AIDS memorial honoring the city’s 100,000+ men, women and children who have succumbed to the disease in the last thirty years have been reimagined with a more streamlined design. Brooklyn architecture studio a+i originally covered their design with English ivy, Virginia creeper and honeysuckle, but took the wishes of the community into account and put the kibosh on the greens. The new plant-less plan means that the memorial would be able to maintain a beautiful aesthetic all year-round.

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