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The definitive book about One World Trade Center--the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere--by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans-most never seen by the public-Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most exciting and emotionally charged new skyscraper. One World Trade Center showcases the building's groundbreaking design and engineering, from the initial excavation to the final placement of the spire. Capturing the hope, resiliency, and pride of those who built it, the book is rich with in-depth explorations of the innovations, including a 360 degree view from the One World Observatory. Oversize and exquisite, this book is a must-have for all those invested in rebuilding Ground Zero or celebrating American architecture and ingenuity.



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Judith Dupre

Critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author Judith Dupré writes about art, life, and architecture. Published in 14 languages, her books are beloved by readers around the globe. Her iconic SKYSCRAPERS, first published in 1996, remains a worldwide bestseller. Above all, Judith seeks to engage and delight readers who'd like to know more about the built environment. Visit http://www.judithdupre.com

A twentieth-anniversary edition of BRIDGES drops on Nov. 7, 2017! This new edition has been updated and expanded. ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER tells the story of the most astonishing architectural project in recent memory. For special events, news, videos and interviews, visit http://www.onewtcbook.com

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, among many national publications, have covered her work. Her books have been featured in dozens of holiday-gift and Top-10 lists, including those in People, Entertainment Weekly, and O, the Oprah Magazine. Radio and TV spots include ABC, CBS, PBS, BBC, History Channel, Discovery Channel, NPR, WNYC, Voice of America, and Sirius XM.

Born in Providence, RI, Dupré holds degrees from Brown and Yale Universities and studied at the Open Atelier of Design and Architecture in Manhattan. She is a 2015 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar.



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