• World Trade Center Transportation Hub Oculus Designed in Remembrance of 9/11

    13 days ago - By Arch Daily

    World Trade Center Transportation Hub. Image © Hufton + Crow
    The opening of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub 's Oculus will take a rain check on the 17th anniversary of 9/11 , according to Steve Coleman, a spokesperson for the Port Authority. Designed by Santiago Calatrava , the 335-foot-long skylight was designed to allow the “Way of Light” to pass through the main hub of the transit hall at 10:28 a.m.-the moment that the North Tower of the WTC collapsed on September 11, 2001. Symbolizing the light that continues to shine through after the darkness of the tragedy, the Oculus...
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