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Snøhetta in competition for Ground Zero

The Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta is one of six international firms in the running for designing the World Trade Center Museum to be built on Ground Zero on Manhattan

22/02/2005 :: About 60 architects have shown their interest in designing the two cultural institutions (a museum and a theatre) that are planned for the memorial site.

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation will be announcing the winner in October and has invited Snøhetta for an interview. The buildings are scheduled for completion within 2006.

 

 

 

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Snøhetta designed the Library of Alexandria (picture) and is now in competition for designing the World Trade Center MuseumPhoto: ©  Snøhetta / Gerald Zugmann