The space will overlook the U.N. headquarters and will serve those looking for space to picnic, sunbathe and enjoy public events. In essence, "a memorial should be a room and a garden," Kahn once said, "The garden is somehow a personal nature, a personal kind of control of nature, a gathering of nature. And the room was the beginning of architecture."
Date of completion is not formally announced.
After starting in design journalism at House & Garden and CNN, Jamie runs the International Design Awards festival, which rewards visionary international design. One University of Southern California MFA later, she maintains a steady fiction and dramatic writing habit.