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.


Location

  • New York, NY, USA

Client

  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Project Status

  • Completed in 2014

Architect

  • 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
Mike Mennella, Tishman Construction

Key Numbers

Height
1,776 feet 1,776 feet
14,000 PSI
14,000 PSI 14,000 PSI
Below Ground
500,000 ft² 500,000 ft²
Engineering One World Trade Center- structural engineering

Structural Engineering on One World Trade Center

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.
TJ Gottesdiener, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Structural Engineering of One World Trade Center, New York