National Park Service, USA

Type: Open, two-stage
Registration Deadline: December 27, 2004
Submission Deadline: January 11, 2005
Open to: All
Entry Fee: US$25
Awards: Design Commission
Jury: To be announced

You are invited to:
* Honor the heroes of Flight 93—the 40 passengers and crew who on one
September morning changed the course of history...
* Contribute to the dialogue of what a national memorial should be…
* Conceive a message that will reflect on the event that occurred on
September 11, 2001 and be timeless in its power and conviction…

It is hoped that through this competition process, a design will be
discovered that embodies the spirit of the Flight 93 Mission Statement
and is a fitting memorial to those 40 individuals who chose to make a

The Partners of the Flight 93 Memorial Project collectively are
sponsoring this Design Competition: the Families of Flight 93, the
Flight 93 Advisory Commission, the Flight 93 Memorial Task Force and the
National Park Service are collaborating to extend this invitation to you.

The competition will be carried out in two stages and is open to
professionals in the design and art disciplines as well as the public.
Individuals or teams may register for a nonrefundable fee of $25. All
Stage I submittals will be presented as a concept on a single board and
will be judged anonymously (without the jury knowing the name of the

The Stage I Jury will select three to five finalists who will advance to
Stage II and participate in a Site Master Plan Workshop. The finalists
will receive a $25,000 honorarium each to further develop their concept
and present it with additional drawings and a three-dimensional model.
The Stage II Jury will recommend a winning concept to the Flight 93
Advisory Commission, which then presents the recommendation to the
Secretary of the Interior and to Congress.

The author of the winning submittal will be invited to negotiate a
contract with the National Park Service for final design of the winning
Both juries will be composed of distinguished professionals, family
members, and the public from local and international communities.

For more information or to register, contact:
Flight 93 National Memorial Design Competition
109 W. Main Street, Suite 104
Somerset, PA 15501-2035
Website: http://www.flight93memorialproject.org/


Mario Cipresso

International Competitions Network