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Danish architects present World Trade Center number two

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June 11th, 2015 5:30 pm| by Lucie Rychla

Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has revealed its designs for the Two World Trade Center to be built at Ground Zero in New York City.

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In this three-minute video, Bjarke Ingels presents how the new building is going to look like.

Vertical village
The skyscraper will resemble a vertical village with singular buildings stacked on top of each other and rooftops serving as gardens.

The building will provide a new addresses for Silverstein Properties and 21st Century Fox and News Corp studios.

BIG took over the project from the British architects Foster and Partners, who originally geared its designs towards financial businesses.

Bjarke Ingels Group has been very successful in the United States, recently winning architectural projects for the Google HQ and the Smithsonian Institute’s campus in Washington DC.