Gallery: The Seven National 9/11 Memorial Designs That Will Never Be

The design for "Dual Memory," created by Brian Strawn and Karla Sierralta, brings together the memory of an individual and the memory of the community as a whole. The footprint of the North Tower becomes the "Individual Memory Footprint," where each victim's name is engraved on a glass wall. Water flows over the walls, which reflect images of the victims. 2,982 portals of light illuminate the space.

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  1. Zeppflyer September 9, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Blame Giuliani for this one. Nothing would have been a better tribute than a small memorial overshadowed by the grand, new buildings rising from the sites, full of life and commerce and everything that was evil to the monsters who knocked down the towers. Instead, we have two black pits left in the ground, carrying water down into nothingness.