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Design for a competition for World Trade Center 2002

Mark Khidekel (1946, architect, designer, artist)2001/2002

Lazar Khidekel Society

Lazar Khidekel Society

After the tragic attacks on 9/11/01, Dr. Khidekel who witnessed the calamity first hand, conceived a revolutionary urban concept to use a vertical structure that would provide multi-level buildable and usable area and in the same time will be open, segmented and incorporate multiple structural redundancies. The structure could be a reinforced concrete spiral or skeletal framework akin to the tree composed of elevated roadways and buildable lots composing a small vertical city with its own infrastructure and transpiration arteries.

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  • Title: Design for a competition for World Trade Center 2002
  • Creator: Mark Khidekel (1946, architect, designer, artist)
  • Date Created: 2001/2002
  • Date Published: 2003
  • Location: Mark Khidekel Studio, New York
  • Location Created: New York
  • Type: Architectural rendering
  • Publisher: The New York Times
  • Rights: Copyright held by Mark Khidekel
  • Medium: Watercolor on paper

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