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World Trade Center Tower 2

Norman Foster's Plan for Tower 2 at the New York World Trade Center

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Tower 2, designed by Foster and Partners, is made up of four blocks around a cross-shaped core.
Concept Sketch for World Trade Center Tower 2

Concept Sketch for World Trade Center Tower 2

Image: Foster and Partners, courtesy Silverstein Properties
Light-filled, flexible, column-free office floors will rise to the 59th floor, where the glass facades will shear off at an angle to address the Memorial Park.

On all four sides notches will divide Tower 2 into four interconnected blocks.

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