CTBUH Gold Member

Gensler

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: Chicago, San Francisco

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; Marketing / Sales; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

2008

Member Offices

  • Chicago

  • San Francisco

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

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

2

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

499.2 m / 1,638 ft

3

Willis Tower

442.1 m / 1,451 ft

4

One Vanderbilt

427 m / 1,401 ft

5

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

6

St. Regis Chicago

362.9 m / 1,191 ft

7

Nanjing World Trade Center Tower 1

326.5 m / 1,071 ft

8

Chrysler Building

318.9 m / 1,046 ft

9

New York Times Tower

318.8 m / 1,046 ft

10

Fanya International Finance Building North

317.8 m / 1,043 ft

Awards

U.S. Embassy, London

Award of Excellence: U.S. Embassy, London

Best Tall Building under 100 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Russell Gilchrist

Russell Gilchrist

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2013 – 2014

Chicago

Peter Weingarten

Peter Weingarten

CTBUH City Chair, 2013 – 2015

San Francisco

Stephen Katz

Stephen Katz

CTBUH Awards Renovation Jury, 2020

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

21 August 2017

Flyover of The Finance Centre in Taguig City, Philippines

An aerial view of The Finance Centre in Taguig City, Philippines, while the building was topped out in 2017.

Research

30 April 2018

Taking the Corporate Campus Vertical

The Tencent Seafront Towers bring a novel concept – the “vertical campus” – to Shenzhen. In housing the corporate headquarters of the fourth-largest internet company...

Global News

08 November 2019

San Jose to See New High-Rise After Raising Height Restrictions

Calling it a watershed moment for the capital of Silicon Valley, city officials broke ground on what could eventually become San Jose’s tallest building. At...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

13 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 80 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 55 Buildings

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

 
 

*Based on 203 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.