World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition

Votives in Suspension
Norman Lee and Michael Lewis

Lower Waters
Bradley Campbell and Matthias Neumann

Passages of Light: Memorial Cloud
bbc art + architecture
Baurmann Brooks Coersmeier
Gisela Baurmann, Sawad Brooks,
and Jonas Coersmeier

Suspending Memory
Joseph Karadin with Hsin-Yi Wu

Garden of Lights
Pierre David with Sean Corriel,
Jessica Kmetovic

Dual Memory
Brian Strawn and Karla Sierralta

Inversion of Light
Toshio Sasaki

Norman Lee and Michael Lewis, Houston, TX
Finalist Biography/Team Credits

Norman Lee
Norman Lee graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Art History from the University of Houston. In 1997, Lee received an internship with Walt Disney Imagineering, developing attraction concepts for Disney's California Adventure theme park. Lee continued his studies at the University of Texas, where in 2000 he received a MA in Museum Education. The topic of his thesis examined the contribution that museum exhibit professionals make toward implementing education and entertainment in creating enriched experiences for museum visitors. He currently works as a senior concept developer of museum exhibits in Houston, Texas, the city where he was born and raised.

Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis graduated with a BA of Theater Arts (Design and Technical Directing emphasis) from Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina. During that time he studied Photography in Oxford, England, as well as Film Directing through a joint studies program with the New York Film Academy. He has worked as a technical director for theater and television and convention centers, and as a resident set and lighting designer for various stage productions. He currently works as a Museum Exhibit Designer and Project Manager on large-scale museum installations. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Mr. Lewis currently resides in Houston, Texas.

Scale Models: Richard Coleman Associates - Houston, TX
Illustrations/animation by Payne Rowlett - Houston, TX
Plan and Section Drawings: Jim Arp Architectural Renderings - Houston, TX
Model Photography: Jock Pottle/Esto