Junxiong Ma

Junxiong Ma

Philadelphia, PA, US



 World Trade Center architecture is notoriously preoccupied with the representation of free trade. In United States at the turn of the century, that representation was often tied to classical architecture, summetry, and stone. During the Kennedy era, classicism was traded in for heavy, anonymous boxes of the 1960s, of which the old Los Angeles World Trade Center is one. This new trade center will be a public/ private entity with both secured and unsecured facilities and it will host foreign dignitaries as well as local business leaders and politicians.

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Status: School Project
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
My Role: Concept, mass, interior design, rendering & interior physical model