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Welcome to NCE's multimedia special report on the World Trade Center collapses and reconstruction.

As a special gesture, NCE has made this special report accessible by non-subscribers — meaning all you have to do to view the content is complete a simple, free-of-charge registration.

Read on to find comprehensive special coverage including expert opinions, archive articles, NCE analysis, image galleries, videos and webcams.


The Big Picture

The vista looking north east shows off much of the new World Trade Center with 1WTC in the top of the picture. Towers 2WTC, 3WTC, and 4WTC will be along the top right surrounding the Transit Hub.

WTC ten years on: Ground Zero today

The site of the Twin Towers is being reborn with new tall buildings reaching for the sky.

World Trade Center in depth

9 / 11: The disaster unfolds

WTC ten years on: How the twin towers collapsed


The specific circumstances of the 9/11 attacks and the construction of the Twin Towers dictated the precise manner in which the buildings collapsed.

Antony Oliver

Engineers have kept the faith in tall buildings despite 9/11

8 September 2011

Ten years ago this week NCE’s cover summed up the destruction of New York’s Twin Towers with a single word: “Unthinkable”.

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