CTBUH Gold Member

Jensen Hughes

About

Member Since: 2007

Member Offices: Chicago

Founded in 1980, JENSEN HUGHES, Inc. is a global company headquartered in Baltimore, MD. As one of the largest fire protection and life safety engineering and consulting firms with offices worldwide, JENSEN HUGHES is able to provide the support and responsiveness that their clients need. Their technical experts stay on the cutting edge of evolving fire and life safety codes and regulations and are able to provide timely and accurate consulting and design services. They remain committed to providing their clients with cost-effective, high quality services that are crucial to the protection of life, property, and the environment.

Fields of Expertise

Fire Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Donor

Member Since

2007

Member Offices

  • Chicago

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

3

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

4

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

5

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

6

Wuhan Greenland Center

475.6 m / 1,560 ft

7

Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

8

Petronas Twin Tower 1

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

9

Petronas Twin Tower 2

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

10

Zifeng Tower

450 m / 1,476 ft

Awards

U.S. Embassy, London

Award of Excellence: U.S. Embassy, London

Best Tall Building under 100 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Hugo Choi

Hugo Choi

CTBUH City Representative, 2012 – 2014

Macau

Jeffrey Harper

Jeffrey Harper

CTBUH Awards Fire & Risk Engineering Jury, 2020

Chicago

Zhong Liu

Zhong Liu

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present

Beijing

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

16 September 2014

The Evolution of Building Evacuation Design in China

As a result of the events of September 11th and other natural and man-made disasters, building owners, designers and fire officials have become increasingly aware...

Research

17 October 2016

Why Our Façades Are Contributing to Noteworthy Fires

Several recent noteworthy fires in high-rise buildings have drawn international media attention and highlighted a perceived weakness in tall building design. These fires appear to...

Global News

23 October 2019

New Kuala Lumpur Skyscraper Set to Open After Government Scrutiny

Malaysia’s next supertall building will be ready to take in tenants in December 2019, its developer said on October 23, 2019, as backers look to...

Associated companies

Schirmer Engineering Corporation

Sereca Fire Consulting

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 25 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 31 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

 
 

*Based on 81 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.