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The Power Architects That Are Reshaping New York City

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Source: Commercial Observer

In just about every corner and crevice of New York City, there’s some sort of massive project under construction or in the planning stages—so it’s time to get excited for design as the world’s top architects reshape many parts of the city. ...

T.J. Gottesdiener
Managing Partner at SOM

It’s hard to top a project like SOM’s 1 World Trade Center, a gargantuan 1776-foot tall, 3.5-million-square-foot masterpiece. But if any firm can try to outdo the 104-story tower, it’s the 80-year old firm, formerly called Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, which also designed Brookfield Property Partners’ Manhattan West campus in the Hudson Yards district.

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