Developer's WTC Plans Move Forward With Design Agreement
- A View We Haven't Seen in Twelve Years. DAVIDSON, JUSTIN // New York;1/6/2014, Vol. 46 Issue 42, p67
The article focuses on the construction of New York City's World Trade Center, which the author says is not just a showcase of government-subsidized capitalism or sophisticated engineering, but a collection of enshrined emotions. As of early 2014, Tower One of the World Trade Center is almost...
- WTC Briefs. // Architectural Record;Sep2003, Vol. 191 Issue 9, p35
Presents news items related to architecture of World Trade Center in New York City, New York, as of September 2003. Receipt of submissions for World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition by the Lower Manhattan Development Corp.; Possibility of delay in rebuilding of the World Trade Center.
- A TALE OF TWO TOWERS. McGuigan, Cathleen // Newsweek;2/10/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p62
Discusses the exhibition of architectural models for the possible redevelopment of the World Trade Center site in New York City. Popularity of the exhibition among tourists and New Yorkers; Efforts of a committee representing the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the Port Authority, and...
- Politics and legalities now focus for WTC. // Architectural Record;May2003, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p40
This article reports that in the two months after the selection of the master plan by Daniel Libeskind for the World Trade Center (WTC) site, the political and legal maneuverings have been grabbing headlines.At the end of March 2003, it appeared that a potential land swap involving the city and...
- Planning moves quickly on 7 WTC and other components. J.E.C. // Architectural Record;Apr2002, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p30
Reports on the building plan for the construction of seven World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City. General planning for the remainder of the WTC site; Selection of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill company for the project; Plan to activate Con Edison substation.
- One World Trade Center. // Lighting Design & Application;Aug2015, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p54
The article focuses on the One World Trade Center located in New York City designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, an architectural firm that received the Outdoor Lighting Design Award in 2015.
- Amid uncertainty, Freedom Tower gets a cornerstone. Lubell, Sam // Architectural Record;Aug2004, Vol. 192 Issue 8, p24
In a ceremony on July 4, 2004, New York leaders laid the cornerstone for the 1,776-foot-tall World Trade Center Freedom Tower. It was placed in the northwest corner of the site, at bedrock, 70 feet below street level. The tower itself, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, will be one of...
- Fractured plans: After $6M expenditure, tempering problems lead to abandonment of 1 World Trade Center's prism glass faÃ§ade. // American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Aug2011, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p4
The article reports that after spending 6-10 million dollars on development and samples, the plan to use prismatic glass panels for the lowest level of the 1 World Trade Center in New York City has been cancelled due to tempering problems. The architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP...
- Commentary. Giovannini, Joseph // Architectural Record;Apr2003, Vol. 191 Issue 4, p89
The winner for the development of office buildings at the World Trade Center site in New York city, New York is developer Larry Silverstein and his architects, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). Silverstein's architects get the 10 million square feet of office space equivalent to the square...