How tall the collapsed Twin Towers really were

The size of the famous towers in New York can be best seen when compared to famous buildings from our surroundings.

Today is exactly 20 years since the Twin Towers were demolished in New York. These two recognizable skyscrapers in the World Trade Center dominated the panorama of the Big Apple until September 11, 2001 years when they were razed to the ground after a terrorist attack.

Twin Towers was designed by an architect Minoru Jamasaki like magnificent towers of steel and concrete of height 417 i 405 meters. When the north tower was opened to the public, it was in 1973 the tallest building in the world.

How tall these towers really were can best be seen from the visuals done by the famous stand-up comedian Nikola Silić. See what the Twin Towers look like in relation to the Belgrade woman, who is tall 101 meters, but also the whole of Belgrade.

Photo: Nikola Silić

A woman from Belgrade, 101 meters tall, compared to the demolished Twin Towers of 417 and 405 meters.

Photo: Nikola Silić

And this is what the scale of celebrities looks like world buildings in relation to the collapsed Twin Towers in New York.

Photo: Nikola Silić

New York today

In 2015, One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western hemisphere, 546 meters high, was built on the site of the collapsed towers. This tower with over 325 thousand square meters of office space is signed by a renowned architectural house Skidmore i Owings & Merrill (SOM), which also designed the Belgrade Tower.

Then, in 2018, it was opened 3 World Trade Center, skyscraper height 329 meters after the project Richard Rogers, winner of the Pricker Award. The construction of this building cost 2.7 billion dollars.

Building 2 World Trade Center after the project Norman Foster it began in 2013 when the foundations were laid, however construction has been on hold ever since.

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