World Trade Center Tower 3
Location: New York, NY
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (Design) / Adamson Associates (AOR)
Client: Silverstein Properties, Inc.
Services: Energy
Exterior Wall
Property: Commercial
LEED: LEED Gold Pursued
Size: 2.5 Million
World Trade Center Tower 3, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbor + Partners and Adamson Associates, will be the third tallest building on the site, standing at 1,240 feet, and will hold commercial offices with trading space and a retail podium, and a connection to the WTC Transportation Hub. At the ground level, a triple-height cable-net facade reinforces the transparency of the lobby entrance. The facade is column free with a curtain wall glass facade allowing for panoramic tower views and views of the September 11 Memorial. There are multiple roof set backs. Vidaris is providing comprehensive building envelope consulting and monitoring services that include work throughout all phases of design and construction. Vidaris is collaborating with the design team in the formulation and development of performance criteria as well as contract document preparation and review. Vidaris was also instrumental in the development and specification and selection of building exterior materials which included a high performance thermally-broken window wall system incorporating low-e glass. Construction administration services includes shop drawing review, witnessing of laboratory and field testing and monitoring of installation for conformance to design objectives as well as code requirements.