World Trade Center

Built by Sean and Wyatt: Saturday, September 14, 2013


We generally haven't had reconstructions of real-world buildings on Nosiphus servers. There have been two consistent exceptions to this rule, only one of which we've built: the World Trade Center.

Shortly after the twelfth anniversary of 9/11, on September 14, 2013, Sean had the idea to start building the twin towers on the Nosiphus server, and Wyatt would join in a couple hours later. While the first version was rudimentary, later ones would be revised and edited to look more accurate.

In addition to the twin towers, Wyatt would also build the modern One World Trade Center alongside them a few days later. It wasn't quite as tall because the tops were getting close to the world height limit, even though in reality, the current building is significantly taller than the original ones were.

Both Sean and Wyatt have a great deal of respect for the World Trade Center, and for what happened on that horrific Tuesday morning all those years ago. They both felt that reconstructing them was a good way to honor them.


The original version was solid iron, and the towers weren't even heighted: Sean had read that one tower was six feet taller than the other, but got it backwards: it was the North Tower that was taller in real life, but on the server, the South Tower was six blocks taller. This made one tower look significantly bigger, as six meters is nearly 20 feet. This was corrected in every subsequent revision. Slightly later on, the original version gained gray layers at the top, and even later the midsections, symbolizing how the WTC towers had bands of slightly darker material around parts of the building. This incarnation was copied to other servers a few times, before receiving a remodel later on.

World Trade Center (2013 Design)

Sean and Wyatt Building the WTC

Saturday, September 14, 2023

Consistent Window Look

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Nosiphus City Skyline

Sunday, December 15, 2013

On The Coastline

Friday, September 12, 2014


When the building received its first remodel, the focus was on accuracy and improving its look. The flat faces of the first incarnation was covered by layers of lines that extended past the windows, producing a more accurate look for the building. Additionally, using sloped corners from Carpenter's Blocks allowed for the building to gain even more accuracy.

World Trade Center (2014 Design)

Without Slanted Corners

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Slanted Corners

Saturday, December 6, 2014


The building was absent from the server for a few years, but when it finally returned on the Telkit II server in 2018, the design was revised even further, and this time, the design has been consistent.

World Trade Center (2019 Design)

Lighthouse and Towers

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Sunlit View

Friday, January 10, 2020

Looking Up

Monday, July 26, 2021

View from the Ground

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Telkit IV Towers

Friday, April 29, 2022

Skylit Silhouettes

Friday, April 29, 2022