had the WTC not been built "on the cheap" the WTC probably would not have collapsed.
- Tuco-bad, amateur structural engineer and repeatedly failed liberal political prognosticator.
A lot of people said, Well, the building failed. That's true, but nothing is indestructible. The question is, why did it fail? In this case, as I've explained, it was the fire covering the whole floor in a few seconds that made this different from any other fire that anyone had ever designed for.
- Thomas Eagar, Thomas Lord Professor of Materials Engineering and Engineering Systems at MIT.
Why did a third building; 7 World Trade Center, a 47th story building implode?