Recordando el décimo aniversario del 11-S, Arquigraph te ofrece una reseña de las propuestas finalistas presentadas en el concurso restringido el pasado 2002, resultando ganador el plan maestro del estudio de Daniel Libeskind, a partir del cual evoluciona el desarrollo de las torres con la intervencion de otras firmas como S.O.M. y David Childs hasta su estado actual.
Ademas podrás observar otras propuestas no oficiales presentadas a concurso.
In an August 2002 press release, the LMDC announced a design study for the World Trade Center site. The following month, the LMDC, along with New York New Visions – a coalition of 21 architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and design organizations – announced seven semifinalists. The following seven architecture firms were then invited to compete to be the master plan architect for the World Trade Center:
–Foster and Partners (Norman Foster)
–Studio Daniel Libeskind (Daniel Libeskind)
–Meier Eisenman Gwathmey Holl (Peter Eisenman, Richard Meier, Charles Gwathmey and Steven Holl), sometimes known as “The Dream Team”
–SOM,SANAA,Kazuyo Sejima,Ryue Nishizawa,Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle,Rita McBridel
–THINK Team (Shigeru Ban, Frederic Schwartz, Ken Smith, Rafael Vinoly)
–Peterson Littenberg, a small New York architecture firm, had been enlisted by the LMDC earlier that summer as a consultant, and was invited to participate as the seventh semifinalist.
Studio Daniel Libeskind officially won the competition to be the master planner for the World Trade Center redesign.Their original proposal,which is titled Memory Foundations, underwent extensive revisions during collaboration with Larry Silverstein, and Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, though Libeskind designed the site, the individual buildings have been designed by different architects.
Detailed information about Libeskind’s Memory Foundations site plan can be accessed at LMDC’s website.
(source: wikipedia and LMDC)