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The New World Trade Center / Piranha NYC

The New World Trade Center / Piranha NYC

We’ve been covering the Freedom Tower quite extensively, sharing documentaries, time lapse videos, renderings and even news the tower’s first major tenant. And, today, director Gaspard Giroud shared this amazing clip of the progress on the tower. Commissioned by Silverstein Properties, Piranha NYC, a motion graphic design and visual effects company, wrote, produced, art directed, filmed, and finished all vfx for this inspiring piece marking the 10th year anniversary of 9/11. The clip was then presented a few days ago at Tower 7 in the presence of Mayor Bloomberg. We love how the film condenses the building’s time lapse of construction – especially the reflections of the progress in car windows and even through the glass façade of a neighboring building. And, of course, it’s a beautiful thing to see people occupying the finished tower. What do you think of the film?

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Cite: Karen Cilento. "The New World Trade Center / Piranha NYC" 21 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/170750/the-new-world-trade-center-piranha-nyc/> ISSN 0719-8884
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