CTBUH Gold Member

Gensler

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: Chicago, San Francisco

Website: http://www.gensler.com/

As architects, designers, planners and consultants, Gensler partners with clients on some 3,000 projects every year. These projects can be as small as a wine label or as large as a new urban district.

With more than 4,000 professionals networked across 46 locations, they serve their clients as trusted advisors, combining localized expertise with global perspective wherever new opportunities arise.

Their work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability, and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing a lasting competitive advantage.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Cost Consulting; Interior Design

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Shanghai Tower
632 m / 2,073  ft
2 Tower Fifth
474.4 m / 1,556  ft
3 International Land-Sea Center
458.2 m / 1,503  ft
4 Willis Tower
442.1 m / 1,451  ft
5 One Vanderbilt Avenue
427 m / 1,401  ft
6 Bank of America Tower
365.8 m / 1,200  ft
7 The St. Regis Chicago
362.9 m / 1,191  ft
8 Deji World Trade Center Tower 1
326.5 m / 1,071  ft
9 Huijin Center 1
320 m / 1,050  ft
10 Chrysler Building
318.9 m / 1,046  ft

Awards

The St. Regis Chicago

Winner: The St. Regis Chicago

Best Tall Building 300-399 meters 2022

Ctbuh Leaders

Joe Fan

Joe Fan

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

Shanghai

Ashley Rogow

Ashley Rogow

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Chicago, 2019 – Present

Chicago

Reechal Mevada

Reechal Mevada

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2021 – Present

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

22 January 2021

Highlights - CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

Organized around the theme of the "future city," CTBUH held new year talk and Chinese book release in One Museum Place, Shanghai. The CTBUH China...

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Research

09 March 2023

City Building: The Most Complicated Game

Blair Kamin, the architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune from 1993 to 2021 and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1999, has delivered...

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Global News

24 May 2023

Luxury Hotel Sale in Chicago Proceeds

The St. Regis hotel in Chicago has been sold for US$134 million. This makes it one of the city's biggest hotel sales in years. The...

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Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

729 m

2,392 ft

2 Shanghai Tower

632 m

2,073 ft

3 Gateway Tower

610 m

2,001 ft

4 Evergrande Hefei Center T1

518 m

1,699 ft

5 The Constellation

500 m

1,640 ft

6 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

499.2 m

1,638 ft

7 Tower Fifth

474.4 m

1,556 ft

8 International Land-Sea Center

458.2 m

1,503 ft

9 Willis Tower

442.1 m

1,451 ft

10 One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m

1,401 ft

11 2 World Trade Center

403.3 m

1,323 ft

12 Bank of America Tower

365.8 m

1,200 ft

13 The St. Regis Chicago

362.9 m

1,191 ft

14 Four Seasons Hotel Tower 2

355 m

1,165 ft

15 Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Centre

343.9 m

1,128 ft

16 Deji World Trade Center Tower 1

326.5 m

1,071 ft

17 Huijin Center 1

320 m

1,050 ft

18 Chrysler Building

318.9 m

1,046 ft

19 New York Times Tower

318.8 m

1,046 ft

20 Fanya International Finance Building North

317.8 m

1,043 ft

21 Fanya International Finance Building South

317.8 m

1,043 ft

22 The Rainbow Gate Tower 1

316 m

1,037 ft

23 Botai Tower

315 m

1,033 ft

24 U.S. Bank Tower

310.3 m

1,018 ft

25 KAFD World Trade Center

304 m

997 ft

26 Tameer Commercial Tower

300 m

984 ft

27 Xiamen Shimao Straits Tower B

295.3 m

969 ft

28 Shimao Qianhai Center

294.3 m

966 ft

29 Concord International Centre

290 m

951 ft

30 Evergrande Hefei Center T5

290 m

951 ft

31 Powerlong Center Tower 1

289.9 m

951 ft

32 Lumina Shanghai

285.1 m

935 ft

33 Rongmin Financial Center

270 m

886 ft

34 Sixth & Guadalupe

266.7 m

875 ft

35 Riyad Bank Tower

264 m

866 ft

36 Evergrande Hefei Center T4

260 m

853 ft

37 Devon Energy Center

257.2 m

844 ft

38 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 1

250 m

820 ft

39 Xiamen Shimao Straits Tower A

249.9 m

820 ft

40 One Museum Place

248.9 m

816 ft

41 Jia Fa Centre

247.2 m

811 ft

42 Tencent Seafront Tower 1

245.8 m

806 ft

43 The St. Regis Jakarta Hotel and Residences

244 m

801 ft

44 Vanke Yun City

243.8 m

800 ft

45 Waldorf Astoria + Magnolias Ratchaprasong

242 m

794 ft

46 Z14 Plot Tower 1

238 m

781 ft

46 Z14 Plot Tower 2

238 m

781 ft

48 The Bow

237.5 m

779 ft

49 Palm Tower

231.5 m

760 ft

50 Tameer Tower A

227 m

745 ft

50 Tameer Tower C

227 m

745 ft

52 Dawangjing 618 Tower 1

227 m

745 ft

53 Sapphire Residences

225 m

738 ft

54 Block 16

220.4 m

723 ft

55 Huijin Center 2

220 m

722 ft

56 Dawangjing 626 Tower 1

220 m

722 ft

57 Xiamen International Centre Hotel Tower

216.1 m

709 ft

58 Dawangjing 626 Tower 2

216 m

709 ft

59 JPMorgan Chase Tower

215.5 m

707 ft

60 21st Century Mansion

210 m

689 ft

61 Burj Alshaya West Tower

205 m

673 ft

62 The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles

203.3 m

667 ft

63 BM Plaza Office Tower

203 m

666 ft

64 SJC Tower

200 m

656 ft

65 Phoenix International Book City East Tower

200 m

656 ft

66 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 3

200 m

656 ft

66 Evergrande Hefei Center T3

200 m

656 ft

68 One Market Square

198.4 m

651 ft

69 550 Madison Avenue

197.3 m

647 ft

70 Riverwalk Place

195 m

640 ft

71 Tencent Seafront Tower 2

194.8 m

639 ft

72 Thea at Metropolis Tower 3

191.1 m

627 ft

73 Park Tower 1

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 49 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 395 other buildings of the same Residential / Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
73 Park Tower 2

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 49 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 395 other buildings of the same Residential / Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
75 Pujiang International Finance Plaza

190 m

623 ft

76 79 Robinson Road

184.9 m

607 ft

77 Aria Resort & Casino

182.9 m

600 ft

78 The Iconic

182.9 m

600 ft

79 Hearst Tower

182 m

597 ft

80 The Finance Centre

180.2 m

591 ft

81 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 2

180 m

591 ft

82 Wenzhou Donghai Square A

180 m

591 ft

83 Citic Pacific Fortune Plaza 1

180 m

591 ft

84 Kamiyacho Trust Tower

180 m

591 ft

85 Fairmont Austin

180 m

591 ft

86 Powerlong Center Tower 2

179.7 m

590 ft

87 Citic Pacific Fortune Plaza 2

177 m

581 ft

88 Bank of America Tower

176.5 m

579 ft

89 Evergrande Hefei Center T2

170 m

558 ft

90 Dawangjing 618 Tower 3

169.7 m

557 ft

91 Deji World Trade Center Tower 2

168 m

551 ft

92 The Tower at PNC Plaza

166 m

544 ft

93 Lavenue Crown

160 m

525 ft

94 399 Park Avenue

159.7 m

524 ft

95 RRI Energy Plaza

158 m

518 ft

96 The Hub on Causeway Office Tower

154.8 m

508 ft

97 One Indiana Square

153.6 m

504 ft

98 Dawangjing 618 Tower 2

153.6 m

504 ft

99 The Post Oak

152.1 m

499 ft

100 555 Collins Street

152 m

499 ft

101 388 Greenwich Street

151.2 m

496 ft

102 The Hub on Causeway Residential & Hotel Tower

150.9 m

495 ft

103 Ju Jie Financial Center Tower 1

150 m

492 ft

104 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Hotel

150 m

492 ft

104 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 1

150 m

492 ft

104 China Electronics Headquarters Tower 1

150 m

492 ft

107 WPP Campus

149.6 m

491 ft

108 Tameer Tower D

149.5 m

490 ft

109 Hess Tower

149.4 m

490 ft

110 Shenzhen Avary Holding Headquarters A

148.7 m

488 ft

111 1916 Boren Avenue

147.5 m

484 ft

112 Terrace Block

147.2 m

483 ft

113 RASA Two

146.6 m

481 ft

114 Tameer Tower B

145.5 m

477 ft

115 Phoenix International Book City West Tower

145 m

476 ft

116 Moxy Los Angeles Downtown / AC Hotel Los Angeles Downtown

141.8 m

465 ft

117 300 South Tryon

141 m

463 ft

118 Metropolis Tower 2

140.5 m

461 ft

119 Custom House Tower

140 m

459 ft

120 ITC One Hotel

140 m

459 ft

121 The View at Tysons Building C-1

138.7 m

455 ft

122 Aspire Post Oak

138.1 m

453 ft

123 Signia by Hilton Atlanta

138.1 m

453 ft

124 Block 162

137.8 m

452 ft

125 Deji World Trade Center Tower 3

136 m

446 ft

125 Deji World Trade Center Tower 4

136 m

446 ft

127 Powerlong Center Tower 3

135.9 m

446 ft

128 TKE Innovation and Qualification Center Tower

135.8 m

446 ft

129 Marriott Marquis Chicago

135.2 m

444 ft

130 Metropolis Tower 1

134.7 m

442 ft

131 Rajawali Headquarters

132 m

433 ft

132 Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

131.5 m

431 ft

133 Central Park House

131.1 m

430 ft

134 Phoenix Observation Tower

130 m

427 ft

135 360 North Green

129.5 m

425 ft

136 Northshore

129.3 m

424 ft

137 One World Place

129.2 m

424 ft

138 The View at Tysons Building C-2B

128.2 m

421 ft

139 9950 Woodloch Forest Tower

126.5 m

415 ft

140 Currency House Residence

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 37 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,679 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
141 1901 Minor Avenue North Tower

125.5 m

412 ft

141 1901 Minor Avenue South Tower

125.5 m

412 ft

143 Niels Eperson Building

125.1 m

410 ft

144 Galter Pavilion

122.7 m

402 ft

145 Shenzhen Avary Holding Headquarters B

122.1 m

401 ft

146 Symphony Honolulu

122 m

400 ft

147 Intercontinental Shanghai Puxi

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 32 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,129 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
148 Manchester Pacific Gateway Block 1B

121.9 m

400 ft

149 500 West 2nd Street

121.9 m

400 ft

150 The View at Tysons Building D-1

120.2 m

394 ft

151 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 2

120 m

394 ft

152 The View at Tysons Building C-2A

118.5 m

389 ft

153 Third + Shoal

118 m

387 ft

154 World Plaza

115 m

377 ft

155 Azure

114.3 m

375 ft

156 77 Water Street

113.9 m

374 ft

157 501 Commerce

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,792 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
158 222 Second Street

112.8 m

370 ft

159 InterContinental New York Times Square

110.6 m

363 ft

160 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 3

110 m

361 ft

161 1111 Broadway

109.7 m

360 ft

162 Amegy Tower

108 m

354 ft

163 Manchester Pacific Gateway Hotel North Tower

106.7 m

350 ft

163 Manchester Pacific Gateway Hotel South Tower

106.7 m

350 ft

165 Landmark Two

106.4 m

349 ft

166 AVIC International Finance Center Commercial Tower 1

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,792 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
166 AVIC International Finance Center Commercial Tower 2

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,792 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
168 Three PNC Plaza

105 m

344 ft

169 One Fairchild

104.5 m

343 ft

170 3 Columbus Circle

102 m

335 ft

171 Tysons Overlook

100.6 m

330 ft

172 Wanda Vista Hotel

100 m

328 ft

173 Wanda International Decorated Apartment 1

100 m

328 ft

173 Wanda International Decorated Apartment 2

100 m

328 ft

175 Union Pacific Center

100 m

328 ft

176 Guotai Junan Securities Tower

99.7 m

327 ft

177 Two Gotham Center

99.6 m

327 ft

178 1133-1157 West Lake Street

99.1 m

325 ft

179 Mickey Leland Federal Building

97.5 m

320 ft

180 Reynolds Building

95.7 m

314 ft

181 Alina II

95 m

312 ft

182 Four Seasons at Burj Alshaya

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 25 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,129 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
183 301 Howard Street

93.5 m

307 ft

184 200 Park Avenue

91.4 m

300 ft

185 Feinberg Pavillion

90.5 m

297 ft

186 167 North Green

88.4 m

290 ft

187 Gr333n

87.8 m

288 ft

188 Boro Tower

87.2 m

286 ft

189 22 West Washington

84.1 m

276 ft

190 Sunset + Wilcox

83.8 m

275 ft

191 PPA 30 Parcel 5.01

83 m

272 ft

192 400 Record Street

81.7 m

268 ft

193 Torre Universal

80.7 m

265 ft

194 The Laura Hotel

80.2 m

263 ft

195 The Gate

80 m

262 ft

196 Hotel Indigo at Metropolis

79.3 m

260 ft

197 The Key at 12th

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 18 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,792 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
198 Manchester Pacific Gateway Navy Building

76.2 m

250 ft

199 400 Hillsborough

74.4 m

244 ft

200 Homewood Suites Hotel Chicago Downtown

73.5 m

241 ft

201 LX57

72.9 m

239 ft

202 Michigan Central Station

70.1 m

230 ft

203 WSFS Bank Center

70.1 m

230 ft

204 Vagelos Education Center

70 m

230 ft

205 1101 West Van Buren Street

68.8 m

226 ft

206 Vantage Oak Park

67.8 m

223 ft

207 Inter-Continental Hotel-Houston

67.7 m

222 ft

208 The Post Office

65.5 m

215 ft

209 U.S. Embassy, London

65.3 m

214 ft

210 TriBca

65 m

213 ft

211 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park East Building

63.3 m

208 ft

211 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park North Building

63.3 m

208 ft

211 MI Mobile Internet Technology Park South Building

63.3 m

208 ft

214 Yanmar Tokyo

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 14 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,792 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
215 Le Phare de Quebec Tour 4

60 m

197 ft

216 Century Plaza Hotel & Spa

54.3 m

178 ft

217 The New Museum

53 m

174 ft

218 ALLY

44 m

144 ft

219 209 North Racine Avenue

41.8 m

137 ft

220 The Landing

40.7 m

133 ft

221 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 1

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222 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 2

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223 1300 South Figueroa

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224 1600 South Figueroa

-

225 The Rainbow Gate Tower 2

-

226 Innovation Tower

-

227 Four Seasons Private Residences

-

228 Hazens LA Center Tower 2

-

228 JW Marriott Addition

-

230 W Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

-

231 55 King Street

-

231 Hazens LA Center Tower 1

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231 One Beverly Hills South Tower

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234 222 West 2nd Street

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235 Hazens LA Center Tower 2

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236 One Beverly Hills North Tower

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237 FNB Financial Center

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238 Fairmont Phoenix

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238 Fig + Pico Tower 2

-

240 Stephen Avenue Quarter Tower 3

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241 Vermont Corridor Tower

-

242 845 South Olive Street

-

243 23rd and Market

-

243 555 Greenwhich+345 Hudson

-

245 One Station Hill

-

246 3805-3813 NASA Road 1

-

247 Business Headquarters (BHQ)

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Statistics

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (67%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (42%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 73 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 66 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

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