Newton, Connecticut
28 September 2017, United States
The UIA supports the Sandy Hook Memorial Competition

The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission currently accepting designs from professionals as well as from non-professionals for permanent memorial to the six educators and twenty first grade students who died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, USA on 14 December 2014. The memorial, to be created on 5.4 acres, will be a “unique space where the memories of lives lost in the tragedy are honoured and where citizens can freely engage in peaceful reflection.”


In memory of this tragedy, the UIA supports this meaningful initiative. All interested designers, including but not limited to landscape architects, architects, and artists, are invited to apply individually or as teams. Emerging design professionals are encouraged to submit a design.


Submissions will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, 15 December 2017.


For more information, please see the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission and Memorial


For the regulations, please download the guidelines here


Mr. Kyle Lyddy
Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission Newtown Municipal Center
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470