- Words: 1630
- Length: 6 Pages
- Topic: Architecture
- Paper #: 63552435
structural engineers were stunned when the twin towers of the World Trade Center crashed to the ground on Sept. 11. How could these buildings have collapsed? Numerous causes have been looked at including fireproofing, height, impact of the planes, heat from the fire from spilled fuel, and the shell and core of the building itself.
The twin towers were part of a seven-building complex designed by architect Minoru Yamasaki that