Dezeen Wire: the completed National September 11 Memorial designed by Israeli-American architect Michael Arad opens on Sunday in New York, exactly ten years after almost 3000 people were killed in terrorist attacks across America.
In anticipation of the event, Ted Loos of the New York Times describes Arad's turbulent design process, Karen Matthews writes about Arad's rapid rise in profile for Associated Press and Tina Susman of the Los Angeles Times reports on the architect's battle against controversy. More
Plywood shingles create fish scales on the walls of a clothes store at Bondi Beach, Sydney, while spherical lights hang from the ceiling inside fishermen’s nets. More
Dezeen Wire: ahead of the Victoria & Albert Museum's exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970-1990 starting on 24 September, architecture critic Rowan Moore discusses the definition of the movement and its impact on contemporary architecture - The Observer
Narrow skylights create bands of light across the red bright ceiling of a sheltered school courtyard in Porto, Portugal. More