World Trade Center Master Plan

New York, NY
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Zeichnung © Studio Libeskind
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Zeichnung © Studio Libeskind
Visualisierung © Studio Libeskind
Visualisierung © DBOX
Visualisierung © Studio Libeskind
Visualisierung © DBOX
Visualisierung © DBOX
Foto © Joe Woolhead
Foto © Joe Woolhead
Foto © Jin Lee
Foto © Joe Woolhead
Studio Libeskind
New York, NY

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation

Building Size
16 Acres

Transportation Hub
Santiago Calatrava

Memorial Museum Pavilion

9/11 Memorial Museum
Davis Brody Bond Aedas

Reflecting Absence
Michael Arad and Peter Walker

One World Trade Center
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Richard Rogers Partnership

Maki and Associates

2012 – AIA National Service Medal
2004 – Best of New York Award, for the ‘Building of New York’, Hosted by the New York City College of Technology Foundation, New York

In 2002, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a competition for a master plan to develop the 16 acres in Lower Manhattan destroyed by the terrorist attack of 9/11. Studio Libeskind’s design, “Memory Foundations,” won the commission.

In designing the master site plan, Daniel Libeskind worked closely with all the stakeholders, knowing that it was fundamental to balance the memory of the tragedy with the need to foster a vibrant and working neighborhood. In the end, he devoted half of the 16-acre site to public space, defined by the Memorial and the Memorial Museum, while also setting aside locations for sustainable, high-tech office towers, re-connecting the historic street-grid, reinvigorating the streetscape with above-ground retail, reshaping the underground transit concourses and even finding room for two major new public facilities: an iconic new transportation station and a performing arts center.

The results are becoming visible with the opening of a 200-foot stretch of street and sidewalk on Greenwich Street, which hasn’t existed since the 1960s. The Memorial Museum opened in spring 2014, with underground galleries that reveal the slurry wall that withstood the terrorist attack and will forever remain as a testament to the strength of America’s foundations.  One World Trade opened in early 2015 with the symbolic height of 1,776 feet.  The Transportation Hub is well under way and can be seen from all points in the site.

Studio Libeskind has been coordinating with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, City of New York, and the architects of the individual buildings to realize the master plan.

Dazugehörige Projekte

  • Perrondach Bahnhof Filisur
    Walter Bieler AG
  • Herman Miller National Showroom
    Krueck Sexton Partners
  • The Ark, Condominiums
    Form4 Architecture
  • SFMOMA Rooftop Garden
    Jensen Architects
  • Kokoris Residence
    Jensen Architects


Andere Projekte von Studio Libeskind

Reflections at Keppel Bay
Keppel Bay, Singapur
São Paulo, Brasilien
Tor di Valle
Rome, Italien
Jewish Museum Berlin
Berlin, Deutschland
Grand Canal Theatre and Commercial Redevelopment
Dublin, Irland
L Tower
Toronto, Kanada