homeless, urban, New York City, memorial, death, Highline, architecture and society
"The intervention of architecture, through a cultural and contextual understanding, can create a relevant ritual for the memorial of the deceased that is meaningful to the communities it is intended to serve - the marginalized people of the streets of New York - while bringing the needs of the communities into the public light."
Marchand, Michael, "Metropolis Necropolis: Building a Ritual of Memorial for the Urban Homeless" (2008). Architecture Thesis Prep. 110.
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