WTC INTERIM MEMORIAL AT GROUND ZERO
9/11 Tribute Center
Evangeline Dennie's most important project was the interim memorial at Ground Zero, which served as a gallery and timeline of events for 9/11, called the Tribute Center, in 2006.
The space was intended to be a temporary memorial and place for catharsis until the official memorial was built (in 2013). She was a consultant and ultimately the lead designer with the project architect BKSK, for the 9/11 Victims and Families Association. Evangeline designed the layout of the exhibit spaces by architecturally narrating the events of 9/11. She proposed multiple studies to display WTC artifacts, 3,000 names, the timeline, gallery, offices, and retail. She went to the JFK hanger where recovered pieces of the WTC were stored and helped select salvaged items as relics to be on display in the gallery.
Evangeline prepared the construction documents from schematics to construction. She coordinated the MEP and HVAC with the engineers and custom millwork with the fabricator. She created the feasibility study for LEED Certification and prepared the eco-friendly material specifications. She also provided 3D renderings (FormZ), coordinated scaled mock-ups and graphic exhibits with Pentagram.