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BUILDING
 
 
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Memorial Wall
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DESIGNER
 
 
Maya Lin

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MATERIALS
 
granite
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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
District
District of Columbia
Town
Washington D.C.
Address
National Mall/Memorial Parks (Constitution Ave. NW)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Monuments, decorations, furnishings, graphics
Monuments and works of art
Other architectural structures
Mausoleums, memorials, tombs
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1980 - 1981     project winner of competition
Realisation
1982 - 1982
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Thomas F. Morrissey, Between the Lines. Photographs from the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse 2000
Brent K. Ashabranner, Their Names to Live. What the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Means to America, Twenty-first Century Press, Brookfield /CT) 1998
Kristin Ann Hass, Carried to the Wall. American memory and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, University of California Press, Berkeley 1998
Brent K. Ashabranner, Always to Remember. The Story of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Putnam, New York 1989
Michael Katakis, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Crown, New York 1988
Sal Lopes, The Wall. Images and Offerings from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Collins, New York 1987
Jan C. Scruggs, Joel L. Swerdlow, To Heal a Nation. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Harper & Row, New York 1985
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Lenght
m. 75 (246 feet 9 inches)
Height
m. 3 (10.1 feet)
 
 
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