Rossig, Brady and Markovich admitted they plunged from the 1,776-foot tower in Lower Manhattan about 3 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2013.
Bjarke Ingels isn't a household name yet. But you probably know his buildings. The Danish starchitect's international architecture firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), recently snagged the 2 World Trade Center commission. On the heels of...Show More Summary
When al Qaeda terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, Michael Morell was with President George W. Bush at an elementary school in Florida as the CIA's daily briefer. The events that unfolded...Show More Summary
Summary: In September of 2001, the day planes crashed into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and field in Pennsylvania, a communications professor at George Mason did something that everyone thought was insane. He held class. He turned...Show More Summary
The metal still gleaming and the paint freshly dried a mere 13 days after its grand opening, I found myself at the observation deck known as the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in New York, which is the tallest building...Show More Summary
Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020, which is set to surpass New York's One World Trade Center as the world's tallest commercial The be
Bjarke Ingels is New York's young, hot, in-demand architect du jour. The Danish-born wunderkind is designing (as of last week) 2 World Trade Center; a zany tetrahedron of rentals on Manhattan's West Side; and new condos along the High...
BIG's design for the new 2 World Trade Center. Rendering by DBOX. "Byar-kay Ingels is here," begins Charlie Rose in a segment that aired last Friday on the veteran reporter's PBS talk show, and boy was he. If you've been...
The jury is out in the case of three One World Trade Center BASE jumpers who parachuted from atop the tower.
Last time we checked in with the Nordstrom Tower, a superskinny supertall going up in Midtown Manhattan, a sneaky spire had been added to make it a hair taller than the US’s tallest spire at the World Trade Center. Now, new documents...Show More Summary
Big Design and Squint/Opera put together this video explaining and visualizing the design plans for the new Two World Trade Center building. Video courtesy of Big Design Follow BIG: On Facebook & Twitter Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
A professional BASE jumper testified on behalf of the three men who jumped from One World Trade Center, denying they put others at risk.
A former World Trade Center tenant whose life and business was left in ruins after 9/11 is returning to the site.
33-year-old Andrew Rossig, a member of the three-men gang now known as the World Trade Center Base jumpers is back in the news again. Nearly two years ago, in September 2013, three young men – James Brady, 32, Marko Markovich, 26 and...Show More Summary
In September 2013, a trio of men dove off 1 World Trade Center in a daring 1,368-foot BASE jump. Those men—James Brady, 32; Andrew Rossig, 33; Marko Markovich, 26 (and lookout Kyle Hartwell, 29)—all turned themselves into police, and the three jumpers were all hit with burglary, reckless endangerment and illegal BASE jumping charges. Show More Summary
World Trade Center BASE jumper Andrew Rossig left his mom a note of apologies and instructions before achieving the biggest feat of his career.
On a beautiful summer day last week, Sylvester Stallone strolled into One World Trade Center with a dream: to visit the offices of Vogue. It's not because he's a fan of leaping models, or that he was dying to meet Grace Coddington, but rather to accompany his 16-year-old daughter, Sistine... More »
Bjarke Ingels revealed his proposal for 2 World Trade Center in an article for Wired on Tuesday. The final unbuilt plot at the hallowed New York City site — which had for a decade been reserved for a Norman Foster-designed scheme — may now give rise to a dramatically stepped, 1,340-foot glass tower.
Denmark's Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has unveiled preliminary plans and some renders for Manhattan's Two World Trade Center, the fourth and final skyscraper slated for the World Trade Center site. As you might expect from a firm withShow More Summary