RISING: Rebuilding Ground Zero: Reclaiming the Skyline Part 1

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024669
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 56
Copyright: 2011

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Goes inside the rebuilding site at Ground Zero to find out what it really takes to complete this historic effort. The program highlights the philosophies of World Trade Center master planner Daniel Liebskind and designer of Tower One David Childs and their desire to create a place that honors the memory of the old buildings and the victims while offering a state-of-the-art facility that reclaims the skyline and offers a feeling of hope and peace moving forward. The presentation introduces the vertical factory, consisting of ironworkers, concrete teams, and glass installers, who are leading the charge into the sky and details the challenges they face while keeping to a demanding schedule.