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Height: Occupied
411 m / 1,348 ft
 
Height: To Tip
415.1 m / 1,362 ft
Height: Architectural
415.1 m / 1,362 ft
 
Two World Trade Center Outline
Height: Observatory
415.1 m / 1,362 ft
Floors Above Ground
110
# of Elevators
99
Top Elevator Speed
8 m/s

Facts

Official Name Two World Trade Center
Name of Complex World Trade Center
Other Names World Trade Center South Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Demolished
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 2 World Trade Center
Postal Code 10048
Building Function office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 1966
Completion 1973
Demolished 2001

Companies Involved

Developer Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Architect
Design Minoru Yamasaki Associates; Emery Roth & Sons
Structural Engineer
Design Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Main Contractor Tishman Construction
Other Consultant
• Code Code Consultants, Inc.

CTBUH Initiatives

World Trade Center: One WTC Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015 – Tour Report

World Trade Center: Urban Domain Tour
28 Oct 2015 – Tour Report

9/11 – Ten Years on: CTBUH Reflections
6 Sep 2011 – CTBUH Publication

Videos

Structural & Geotechnic Engineering Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen Seen, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

From New York to Busan: Reflecting Culture in Urban Design
27 Oct 2015 – Daniel Libeskind, Studio Libeskind

Interview: Rafael Viñoly
26 Oct 2015 – Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Viñoly Architects

Research Papers

World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

Tall Building Emergency Evacuation: “Time To Think Differently”
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 New York Conference

A Study on the Collapse Control Design Method for High-rise Steel Buildings
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference

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World’s Highest Observation Decks
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III; CTBUH Research
Perhaps no element of a tall building is more closely related to the pure pleasure of standing high in the sky and taking in the view of one’s surroundings than…
Tall Building Emergency Evacuation: “Time To Think Differently”
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 New York Conference; Dr. Jonathan (Yoni) Shimshoni, Escape Rescue Systems
This paper presents developments in the area of high-rise building emergency evacuation solutions, especially in three categories: Platform Devices; Chute Devices; and…
A Study on the Collapse Control Design Method for High-rise Steel Buildings
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; Akira Wada, Tokyo Institute of Tech.; Kenichi Ohi, Kobe University; Hiroaki Suzuki, University of Tsukuba et al.
This paper presents a new collapse control design method for high-rise steel building structures. The method presented here to prevent progressive collapse until the…
Building and Fire Safety: Responding to the World Trade Center Disaster
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; S. Shyam Sunder, National Insitute of Standards and Technology
In response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) initiated a formal federal building and fire safety…
What Could be the Correct Design Focus for the Supertall Buildings?
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; Stephan S. Huh, Parker Durrant International
This paper is about the correct design focus/design approach for future tall buildings. Our quick answer to this question is “safety, safety, safety” because of the fear…
WTC Towers: Innovative Design Features and Structural Modeling
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; H. S. Lew & Fahim Sadek, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is undertaking the federal building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster.
A Study on the Redundancy of High-Rise Steel Buildings Due to the Effect of Induced Heat and Loss of Vertical Structural Members
Oct 2003 – CTBUH / CIB Kuala Lumpur 2003 Conference; A. Wada, Tokyo Insitute of Technology; K. Ohi, University of Tokyo; H. Suzuki, Tsukuba University; et al.
This paper presents a theoretical investigation of the redundancy capacity of steel frames due to heat induced by fire and loss of column due to impacts from explosions…

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