The Norman Foster-designed 2 World Trade Center is widely considered to be the most lovely tower of the new complex, but if News Corp. and 21st Century Fox decide to move to the 88-story skyscraper, Foster may get the boot. His replacement? Architect Bjarke Ingels, whose oddball buildings are much more futuristic—and weirdly shaped—than Foster's. It was previously reported that the tower would require a "substantial revision" to accommodate the media companies, and now the Wall Street Journal reports that developer Larry Silverstein and the potential anchor tenants want to bring in Ingels to execute a new design. However, the "deal is far from certain," and the companies could stay in their current Midtown headquarters.
The rest of the story in this game of architectural musical chairs, over at Curbed NY. >>