Suzette Grillot http://kwgs.org en Memorial Designer Reflects on Commemorating Tragedy Through Architecture http://kwgs.org/post/memorial-designer-reflects-commemorating-tragedy-through-architecture <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kgou/files/styles/card_280/public/201304/hanstorryclintonlg.jpg" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/kgou/audio/2013/04/130419_WorldViews.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hundreds gathered Friday morning at the </span><a href="http://www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to mark the </span>18<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. </span>Murrah<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Federal Building.</span><p>Hans and Torrey Butzer, along with their partner Sven Berg, designed the <a href="http://www.oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/secondary.php?section=2">Outdoor Symbolic Portion</a> of the memorial while living in Berlin in 1997. As Americans living in Germany, Hans Butzer says that blended environment guided their artistic vision for the project.<p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 15:45:33 +0000 Suzette Grillot 37697 at http://kwgs.org