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Trabajo Torres Gemelas 2

Trabajo Torres Gemelas 2

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The
 World Trade Center
is a site for various buildings inLowerManhattan,New York City ,United States. The original World TradeCenter was a complex of sevenbuildings. It featured landmark twintowers, which opened on April 4, 1973and were destroyed in theSeptember11 attacksof 2001. The other buildingsin the complex were damaged in theattacks and eventually destroyed.
 
The complex was designed in the early 1960s by Minoru Yamasakiand Associates of Troy, Michigan, and Emery Roth and Sons of New YorkThe North Tower was completedin December 1972 and the South Tower was finished in July 1973.
 
 Architectural design
On September 20, 1962, the Port Authority announced the selectionof Minoru Yamasakias leadarchitect andEmery Roth &Sonsas associate architects.
 
 Yamasaki devised the plan toincorporate twin towers; Yamasaki's original plan called forthe towers to be 80 stories tall. Tomeet the Port Authority'srequirement for 10,000,000 squarefeet (930,000 m
2
)) of office space,the buildings would each have tobe 110 stories tall

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