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Why We Shouldn't Build a Memorial for the Grenfell Fire-Not Yet At Least

1 month ago   |   By Arch Daily

The burned remains of Grenfell Tower in London. Image © Flickr user londonmatt licensed under CC BY 2.0
This article was originally published by Common Edge as " Why the Best Response to the Grenfell Tower Fire Isn't a Memorial ." Memorials play an integral role in marking significant people, moments, or events. In recent years, they have become glorifications of tragedy by attempting to express unimaginable horrors in poetic and beautiful ways. The issue with the many forms that memorials take is that they seek to placate the immediate reaction and hurt of an event, an understandable...
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