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One World Trade Center

Biography of the Building

The behind-the-scenes story of the most extraordinary building in the world, from the bestselling author of Skyscrapers
In this groundbreaking history, bestselling author Judith Dupré chronicles the most astonishing architectural project in memory: One World Trade Center.
The new World Trade Center represents one of the most complex collaborations in human history. Nearly every state in the nation, a dozen countries around the world, and more than 25,000 workers helped raise the tower, which consumed ninety million pounds of steel, one million square feet of glass, and enough concrete to pave a sidewalk from New York to Chicago.
With more than seventy interviews with the people most intimately involved, and unprecedented access to the building site, suppliers, and archives, Dupré unfurls the definitive story of fourteen years of conflict and controversy-and its triumphant resolution.
This fascinating, oversize book delivers new insight into the 1,776-foot-tall engineering marvel, from design and excavation through the final placement of its spire. It offers:
Access to the minds of world-class architects, engineers, ironworkers, and other tradespeople
Panoramas of New York from One World Observatory-1,268 feet above the earth
Dramatic cutaways that show the building's advanced structural technologies
A time-lapse montage showing the evolution of the sixteen-acre site
Chronologies tracking design, construction, and financial milestones, with rare historic photographs
It also features extensive tour of the entire Trade Center, including in-depth chapters on Two, Three, Four, and Seven World Trade Center; the National September 11 Memorial & Museum; Liberty Park; St. Nicholas National Shrine; and the soaring Transportation Hub.
One World Trade Center is the only book authorized by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and the one book necessary to understand the new World Trade Center in its totality. This is a must-have celebration of American resilience and ingenuity for all who are invested in the rebuilding of Ground Zero.
You may be surprised by what you find inside-and you will undoubtedly be inspired.
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"Glowingly recounted . . . fact-filled and profusely illustrated."- Sam Roberts, The New York Times
Portrait
Judith Dupré is a New York Times bestselling author of Skyscrapers; Bridges; Churches; and Monuments and her editorials have appeared in America, Architectural Record, USA Today, TheDaily Beast, Huffington Post, among others. She serves on the board of Project Rebirth, which, since 2002, has recorded the development of the WTC site with time-lapse photography. This unique film archive, coupled with audio clips and Philip Galss score, is a centerpiece exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. She lives in New York City.
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 240
Erscheinungsdatum 01.04.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-316-33631-4
Reihe Little, Brown and Company
Verlag Hachette Book Group USA
Maße (L/B/H) 338/233/32 mm
Gewicht 1867
Abbildungen schwarzweisse, farbige Abbildungen, Fotos
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