3 World Trade Center by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners officially opens
<img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/37/378d4c5da7fe180d516a9a6b3ab4c8ab.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />NYC's fifth tallest tower, 3 World Trade Center was officially opened yesterday by real estate firm Silverstein Properties. Designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/55220775/rogers-stirk-harbour-partners" rel="nofollow" >Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners</a>, 3 WTC will accommodate over 6,000 new employees from tenants GroupM, McKinsey and IEX. The 80-story, 2.5 million-square-foot office building is the second-to-last tower within the 16-acre <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/27314/world-trade-center" rel="nofollow" >World Trade Center</a> site. <br>
Featuring a reinforced concrete core encased by a steel structure, the LEED-certified Gold office tower is defined by its load-sharing system of K-shaped bracing. The building incorporates floor-to-ceiling glass and column-free floor plates, creating unobstructed 360-degree panoramic views of New York City.