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Walls of Glass

One World Trade Center's glass faíçade may look fragile, but it is extraordinarily tough.
Publish Date: Topic: Tech + EngineeringTech & EngineeringNova
By Anna Rothschild

The glass faíçade, or curtain wall, of One World Trade Center does far more than let light into the building. In this short video, learn how state-of-the-art glass panels covering the tower offer strength, safety, and beauty to the new skyscraper.

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