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World Trade Center Transportation Hub in Lower Manhattan, New York by Santiago Calatrava

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Article source: Santiago Calatrava 

In August 2003, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selected Santiago Calatrava to design one of the most emblematic projects in Lower Manhattan’s restoration: the reconstruction of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub. Based on Daniel Libeskind’s Masterplan, the new facility was to be located immediately east of the original World Trade Center Twin Towers. In January 2004, Santiago Calatrava unveiled his design.

Image Courtesy © Santiago Calatrava

Image Courtesy © Santiago Calatrava

  • Architects: Santiago Calatrava
  • Project: World Trade Center Transportation Hub 
  • Location: Lower Manhattan / Ground Zero, New York, USA
  • Client: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Architect and Engineer of Record: The Downtown Design Partnership
  • Start of Construction: April 2010 (Oculus foundation)
  • Estimated Completion: 2016


PORT OF KINMEN- Passenger Service Center in Taiwan by d INKOFF

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Article source: d INKOFF  

The Sea Port will be Kinmen’s gateway and calling card from which travelers gain a sense of the city – the local culture, the people’s values and aspirations, and for what they would like to be known. There are three main factors which influence the story that this gateway tells through its architectural vocabulary:

Image Courtesy © d INKOFF

  • Architects: d INKOFF
  • Project: PORT OF KINMEN- Passenger Service Center
  • Location: Kinmen, Taiwan
  • Area: Site- 5.2 Hectares
  • Construction Budget: US$61,842,000
  • Structural: ARUP, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Type: Transportation
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