1 World Trade Center - Arcadis IBI Group

Nov 5, 2019


Welcome to the world of heavy industry and engineering, where architectural marvels come to life. McKenna John J Architect, a trusted name in the world of architecture, presents the remarkable project - 1 World Trade Center. This project is a result of a successful collaboration with Arcadis IBI Group, setting standards in innovative designs and engineering excellence. Let's dive into the details and explore the masterpiece that is 1 World Trade Center.

The Vision

Before delving into the intricate details, it is essential to understand the vision that drove the construction of 1 World Trade Center. McKenna John J Architect and Arcadis IBI Group shared a common goal - to create a symbol of strength, resilience, and progress. The design aimed to honor the historic World Trade Center site while incorporating state-of-the-art architectural elements that have pushed boundaries and set new standards.

The Architecture

1 World Trade Center is an architectural gem that stands tall at the heart of Manhattan's skyline. The carefully crafted design seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetics, paying homage to the site's historical significance. The tower's height, structural integrity, and advanced engineering techniques make it an architectural marvel.

The exterior facade is adorned with sleek glass panels that reflect the surrounding environment, providing stunning panoramic views of New York City. As you ascend, the tower's form gradually tapers, resulting in an elegant and iconic silhouette that commands attention.

The Engineering Feat

Beneath the surface, the engineering excellence behind 1 World Trade Center is truly exceptional. The structure houses a complex web of steel and concrete, meticulously engineered to provide unmatched strength and stability. The innovative design includes reinforced concrete core walls, robust steel support systems, and cutting-edge construction materials.

Advanced technologies and sustainable practices were integrated into the building's infrastructure, ensuring energy efficiency and minimizing the environmental footprint. The tower incorporates state-of-the-art mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems that optimize comfort and functionality for its occupants.

Iconic Features

1 World Trade Center boasts several iconic features that set it apart from other architectural wonders. The Sky Lobby, located on the 64th floor, offers breathtaking views of the city, showcasing the towering achievement of human engineering and design. The observatory, aptly named One World Observatory, at the topmost floor allows visitors to witness the stunning panorama of New York City from above.

Collaboration with Arcadis IBI Group

Arcadis IBI Group, a renowned global design and engineering firm, played a pivotal role in the realization of 1 World Trade Center. This collaboration combined the expertise of both McKenna John J Architect and Arcadis IBI Group, resulting in a project that surpassed expectations and set new benchmarks in architectural design.

The synergy between the two industry leaders fostered an environment where innovation thrived, ultimately leading to the successful execution of the project. The mutual commitment to excellence and pushing the boundaries of architectural possibilities culminated in the creation of this magnificent architectural masterpiece.


1 World Trade Center stands as a testament to the collective vision, skill, and dedication of McKenna John J Architect and Arcadis IBI Group. This architectural marvel not only showcases engineering excellence but also serves as a symbol of resilience, unity, and progress for New York City and the world. Explore the numerous wonders of this project, experience its grandeur, and witness the legacy it embodies.

John Feher
An embodiment of human progress and resilience.
Nov 8, 2023
Jim Samarco
What an achievement in engineering and design.
Oct 26, 2023
Scott Simon
This architectural marvel is a sight to behold.
Oct 19, 2023
Adam Poyntz
A stunning symbol of progress and innovation.
Oct 13, 2023
Debbie Stande
An architectural masterpiece that defines the era.
Oct 10, 2023
Stephane Prem
Impressed by the scale and vision of the project.
Sep 10, 2023
Brian Jolly
An impressive symbol of human achievement.
Aug 26, 2023
Troy York
Thrilled to witness this milestone in urban architecture.
Aug 12, 2023
Gabriel Mecklenburg
This project pushes the boundaries of modern architecture.
Aug 12, 2023
Ken Koca
An awe-inspiring structure.
Jul 12, 2023
Katy Saunders
Such a powerful and iconic presence.
Jun 4, 2023
Michael Salop
Impressive blend of form and function.
Mar 21, 2023
Peter Tasker
Remarkable blend of aesthetics and functionality.
Jan 2, 2023
David Deppner
This project sets a new standard for modern architecture.
Dec 29, 2022
Bob Capalongo
Striking, bold, and emblematic of visionary design.
Dec 25, 2022
Lee Jaeyoung
Looking forward to witnessing this architectural wonder.
Dec 23, 2022
Jesse Mac
Impressive architectural feat!
Dec 5, 2022
Charles Mercier
Great collaboration between two industry giants.
Nov 21, 2022
Nakorn Bududon
A symbol of resilience and innovation.
Nov 18, 2022
Louis Beukes
A celebration of human achievement.
Nov 17, 2022
Brian Huffman
A masterpiece that commands admiration.
Oct 26, 2022
Sam Ky
A shining example of contemporary architectural design.
Oct 23, 2022
Brittany Schaffer
The embodiment of ingenuity and ambition.
Aug 19, 2022
George Fernandez
Incredibly captivating architecture.
Jun 11, 2022
Ryan Yoo
This project elevates the city to new heights.
Jun 11, 2022
Heber Cano
Gorgeous and impactful architecture.
Apr 15, 2022
This project takes architectural excellence to new heights.
Apr 7, 2022
LaDon Findley
An instant classic in the city's skyline.
Mar 2, 2022
Thrilled to witness the evolution of urban architecture.
Mar 1, 2022
Yossi Tam
Remarkable architectural innovation.
Feb 15, 2022
Kelly Havins
A powerful statement in modern architecture.
Feb 7, 2022
Kory Brown
It's amazing how architecture can redefine a city.
Feb 1, 2022
Chetan M
The skyline is forever changed by this stunning addition.
Jan 24, 2022
Devinne Rose
A visual masterpiece.
Jan 21, 2022
Brian Mitchell
An exceptional display of modern engineering.
Dec 31, 2021
Russell Carlisle
How stunning is the architectural design!
Dec 4, 2021
Julie Campioni
This building redefines the cityscape.
Nov 17, 2021
Lawrence Charrette
This building is a testament to human ingenuity.
Nov 16, 2021
Landon Barnard
A striking example of contemporary elegance.
Nov 14, 2021
Helene Kwong
This building is a work of art in itself.
Sep 23, 2021
Alan Miner
An architectural masterpiece of grand proportions.
Sep 22, 2021
Vincent Slaton
The essence of modern architecture at its finest.
Sep 19, 2021
Ali Sharid
A symbol of urban regeneration and strength.
Aug 15, 2021
Olivia Steven
A testament to visionary urban planning.
Jul 19, 2021
Gregory Helwig
Proud to see such iconic structures shaping our cities.
Jun 17, 2021
Hakim Ferradj
The architectural ingenuity speaks volumes.
May 8, 2021
Talal Qadah
An embodiment of architectural innovation.
Mar 24, 2021
Bhanu Vereddigari
A cornerstone of modern urban development.
Mar 15, 2021
Mark Dimarzio
An architectural triumph that stands the test of time.
Feb 21, 2021
Leonard Greene
A testament to human creativity and perseverance.
Feb 20, 2021
Diane Levesque
This project redefines urban architecture.
Feb 17, 2021
Frank Digiovanni
A stunning symbol of progress and resilience.
Jan 28, 2021
Gregory Pruett
The attention to detail is impressive.
Dec 6, 2020
Jhonny English
A modern marvel of engineering.
Nov 22, 2020
Scott Wilcox
Excited to see this architectural marvel up close.
Nov 18, 2020
Claudia Zysk
The architectural prowess is truly commendable.
Nov 11, 2020
Gary Moon
A contemporary marvel in the heart of the city.
Oct 25, 2020
Mada Arnama
A landmark that defines the city's skyline.
Oct 13, 2020
Dannie Jordan
An architectural wonder that commands attention.
Sep 25, 2020
Mike Vosika
The architectural craftsmanship is remarkable.
Sep 23, 2020
Jimmie Cooper
An architectural marvel that inspires awe.
Aug 19, 2020
James McCoig
The result of exceptional architectural collaboration.
Aug 17, 2020
Karen Undieme
Can't wait to experience this in person.
Jul 31, 2020
Reuben Kapur
This architectural wonder exudes strength and elegance.
Jul 26, 2020
Tom Greaves
The architectural grandeur is truly impressive.
Jul 25, 2020
Tien Tzuo
An impressive testament to architectural evolution.
Jul 14, 2020
Ricky Castillo
Definitely a standout in the cityscape.
Jul 4, 2020
Kimberly Jent
This project will leave a lasting legacy.
Jun 27, 2020
Chad Booth
A powerful addition to the city's skyline.
Jun 22, 2020
Mark Jobson
The skyline will never be the same.
Jun 16, 2020
Chris Marisic
An impressive addition to the cityscape.
Jun 14, 2020
Pamela McNeil
An awe-inspiring addition to the city.
Jun 5, 2020
James Colbrook
The architectural details are stunning.
May 19, 2020
Jayamon Nedumpurathu
Bold lines and breathtaking architecture.
Apr 26, 2020
Jennifer Lamb
Bold, majestic, and an architectural triumph.
Mar 25, 2020
Johanna Lynch
An iconic structure that inspires awe.
Mar 24, 2020
Evaldas Evaldas
A symbol of urban resilience and progress.
Mar 10, 2020
Sagar Bhujbal
An architectural masterpiece with a timeless appeal.
Mar 2, 2020
Mike Papai
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Feb 26, 2020
Jure Sola
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Jan 22, 2020
Eric Blake
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Jan 19, 2020
Michelle Smith
The architectural vision is exceptional.
Jan 10, 2020
Sam Ly
Admiring the fusion of art and engineering.
Jan 2, 2020
Jennifer Hudson
A beacon of architectural brilliance.
Dec 14, 2019
Austin Pearl
Marveling at the fusion of technology and artistry.
Nov 27, 2019
Larona Pt
The design is truly groundbreaking.
Nov 24, 2019
Kathleen Gersna
Dazzling architectural brilliance.
Nov 21, 2019
Ryan Ward
A striking testament to human capability.
Nov 8, 2019