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Tower design


A former architecture student is suing the designer of the World Trade Centre's Freedom Tower scheme.Architect David Childs and US giants Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have been accused of theft of designs Thomas Shine did while at Yale University in 1999.The claimant is seeking unspecified damages in the US District Court in Manhattan.