Freedom Tower (Revised edition)
As with the original design, the Freedom Tower will rise to 1776 feet into the sky and the service as inspirational and hold the lighthouse on the horizon for New York City.
The tower design evokes classic New York skyscrapers in its elegance and symmetry while also refers to the torch of the Statue of Liberty.
The structures of the revised Freedom Tower on the extraordinary level of the original features of the safety of life and include other features that make unprecedented in terms of safety and security of life.
In addition, the Freedom Tower will promote its distinction as a model of world-class energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.
Still located on the northwest corner of the site of the World Trade Center, the revised Freedom Tower offers a cubic base, rather than a parallelogram as originally conceived, and is set back further from the street in the west - a average of 90 feet.
As part of the new design, the tower's footprint, measuring 200 feet by 200 feet, is the same size, or that the traces of the original twin towers.
the tower is to be built on the site of the World Trade Center (WTC), will incorporate a number of wind turbines that provide 20% of its energy needs, "it will become the most environmentally friendly skyscraper in the world," ahead even one of the pioneers in building "green" energy of Manhattan, the Conde Nast Building, which uses solar panels to generate the energy it needs external lighting.
According to Libeskind, the incorporation of wind energy is not a marketing operation, but rather "a determined" to reduce the environmental impact of building energy consumption in the city.
In fact, the idea of wind turbines was Childs, the architect appointed by the tenant of the WTC, who reviewed the initial design for the upper floors include a space in which to install the turbines.