For anyone who doesn't know, the Twin Towers Alliance is a watchdog organization dedicated to rebuilding the original World Trade Center in New York City.
This organization has claimed many cases of alleged corruption among the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and that they're the...
I recently obtained the structural drawings for the twin towers. The main details so far are in 10 drawing books as follows.
Books 1 and 2 are schedlues and indexes of the perimeter modules, which are detailed in Book 4.
Book 3 is the core column details.
Book 5 is the beam schedules and stud...
As many other people around the world, I too was disappointed by the new WTC.
I actually like all of the buildings they're building but what I don't like is that they are building only a replacement for the North Tower (1WTC). Yes, they'll build three other skyscrapers but all of them are...
The Foster Towers
Developer: Capital Partners (Kazakhstan)
Construction: ENKA (Turkey)
Design: Foster And Partners (UK)
The Almaty Financial District Fosters Towers will be the tallest building in Kazakhstan when completed. The project is scheduled to open in 2009 and will comprise of two 48...
Check this out :banana: already posted it in the highrises
the Jordan Gate is located in Western Amman and it's an office, retailer outlet and will be hosting the Hilton, i don't have any information about the final height as i think it was modified, but you can guess :nuts:
Here it is, the MEGA WTC picture thread where all pictures of the WTC pre 9/11 are posted and we remember the Twin Towers. Keep in mind, I didn't take these pictures. Feel free to comment and add more pictures!
Here we go...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
HEIGHT: 452 meters/1,483 feet
FLOORS: 88 floors
ARCHITECT: Cesar Pelli & Associates Architects
On April 15, 1996, the Council on Tall Buildings named the Petronas Towers the tallest in the world, passing the torch to a...