One World Trade Center, New York
High profile and sensitive site setting new standards of design and construction, including One World Trade Center, the new icon of the New York skyline.
- New York, NY, USA
- Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
- Completed in 2014
- Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (1 and 7 WTC) , Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (3 WTC)
After 9/11, there was concern about tall buildings. That was in our minds constantly as we looked for ways to reinstate that confidence in high-rise construction
14,000 PSI14,000 PSI
Below Ground500,000 ft²
Designing a building is never easy. Designing a super-tall building is even harder. Here we were faced with designing a super-tall building in New York City with the world watching us.