“We thought it was the end of New York City” say architects on anniversary of 9/11

Today marks 20 years since the World Trade Center in New York City was destroyed in a terrorist attack. In the final part of our 9/11 anniversary series, architects share their memories of the traumatic event and the impact that it had on architecture. On 11 September...

Minoru Yamasaki designed World Trade Center as “beacon of democracy”

Author Justin Beal has written a book on World Trade Center architect Minoru Yamasaki. Continuing our series marking the anniversary of 9/11 he told us about Yamasaki’s experience designing the building and his influence on architecture. Named Sandfuture, the...

“Everything changed in architecture” after 9/11 attacks says Daniel Libeskind

The terrorist attacks on New York’s World Trade Center helped the public understand the importance of architecture, says the architect who masterplanned the rebuilding at Ground Zero in the next part of our 9/11 anniversary series. Speaking to Dezeen in an...