CTBUH Gold Member

Goettsch Partners

About

Member Since: 2004

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.gpchicago.com

Goettsch Partners (GP), through a progression of leadership transitions, traces its roots to 1938 when Mies van der Rohe established his design practice in Chicago. GP is an innovative architecture firm with a global perspective, emphasizing a singular design approach across offices in Chicago, Denver and Shanghai.

Focused on combining exceptional design, technical expertise and unmatched service, the firm creates measurable value and environmentally responsible solutions. Services include architecture, interiors, planning and building enclosure design. Diverse projects around the world share a consistent emphasis on bringing bold design clarity to complex challenges.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture

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 Guangxi China Resources Tower
402.7 m / 1,321  ft
2 Greenland Optics Valley Center Landmark Tower
400 m / 1,312  ft
3 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 1
298.5 m / 979  ft
4 R&F Yingkai Square
296.2 m / 972  ft
5 One Chicago - 14 West Superior
295.8 m / 971  ft
6 China Horoy Qianhai Guanze Office Tower 1
293 m / 961  ft
7 Changchun China Resources Center Tower 1
282.7 m / 927  ft
8 Hangzhou R&F Center Tower 1
280 m / 919  ft
9 Wuhan China Resources Center Tower 1
260 m / 853  ft
10 Suzhou Greenland Center Office Tower
250 m / 820  ft

Awards

Alcove

Award of Excellence: Alcove

Best Tall Building, by Height, 100-199 meters 2024

Ctbuh Leaders

Patrick Loughran

Patrick Loughran

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

Chicago

Matthew Larson

Matthew Larson

CTBUH Chicago Chapter, 2018 – Present

Chicago

Travis Soberg

Travis Soberg

CTBUH Height and Data Committee, 2018 – Present

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

19 November 2018

Five Minutes With: James Goettsch & Anthony Scacco

James Goettsch is the Chairman and Co-CEO of Goettsch Partners as well as the firm's design director, responsible for developing the firm's design talent and...

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Research

16 October 2023

Humanizing High Density

The theme “Humanizing High Density—People, Nature & the Urban Realm” for the CTBUH 2023 International Conference comes at a pertinent moment: Today intersecting are a...

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Global News

25 January 2024

Global Firm Wins Design Competition for New Urban Renewal Complex in Jinan

Global architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) recently won the design competition for a new three-parcel, 111,500-square-meter urban renewal project bordering the famed Honglou Plaza in...

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Associated companies

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 R&F Guangdong Building

468 m / 1,535 ft

2 Nanning China Resources Tower

445 m / 1,460 ft

3 Guangxi China Resources Tower

403 m / 1,321 ft

4 Greenland Optics Valley Center Landmark Tower

400 m / 1,312 ft

5 Nanjing International Center 3

346 m / 1,136 ft

6 Poly 335 Financial Center Tower 1

335 m / 1,100 ft

7 Nanjing International Center 3

306 m / 1,004 ft

8 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 1

299 m / 979 ft

9 R&F Yingkai Square

296 m / 972 ft

10 One Chicago - 14 West Superior

296 m / 971 ft

11 China Horoy Qianhai Guanze Office Tower 1

293 m / 961 ft

12 Changchun China Resources Center Tower 1

283 m / 927 ft

13 Hangzhou R&F Center Tower 1

280 m / 919 ft

14 Wuhan China Resources Center Tower 1

260 m / 853 ft

15 4th & Brazos

251 m / 823 ft

16 Suzhou Greenland Center Office Tower

250 m / 820 ft

17 110 North Wacker

249 m / 817 ft

18 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 5

249 m / 817 ft

19 Andaz Shenzhen Bay

246 m / 807 ft

20 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 2

231 m / 759 ft

21 1000 Church Street

229 m / 750 ft

21 Paramount Tower

229 m / 750 ft

23 Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower

227 m / 744 ft

24 TD Tower

223 m / 731 ft

25 BMO Tower

222 m / 729 ft

26 150 North Riverside

221 m / 724 ft

27 Poly Shunde Business Tower

220 m / 722 ft

28 Chancheng Greenland Center Phase 2 Office Tower 1

214 m / 702 ft

29 Cityfront Center Plaza

213 m / 700 ft

30 AMA Plaza

212 m / 695 ft

31 COFCO Qianhai Asia Pacific Headquarters

209 m / 685 ft

32 111 South Wacker

208 m / 681 ft

33 Rosewood Sanya and Sanya Forum

207 m / 680 ft

34 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 4

200 m / 657 ft

35 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 1

200 m / 656 ft

36 UBS Tower

199 m / 652 ft

37 Wuhan China Resources Center Tower 2

196 m / 644 ft

38 Changchun China Resources Center Tower 2

196 m / 643 ft

39 Grand Hyatt Dalian

195 m / 641 ft

40 155 North Wacker

195 m / 638 ft

41 Changchun China Resources Center Tower 3

189 m / 620 ft

42 Poly 335 Financial Center Tower 3

189 m / 619 ft

43 Aviva-COFCO Life Insurance Company Tower

188 m / 618 ft

44 800 Lea Avenue

186 m / 610 ft

45 Poly 335 Financial Center Tower 4

185 m / 606 ft

46 Park Tower at Transbay

185 m / 605 ft

47 TD North Tower

183 m / 600 ft

48 Chicony Electronics Headquarters

180 m / 592 ft

49 Zhengzhou Greenland New Metropolis Tower 9

180 m / 591 ft

50 55 East Monroe

178 m / 583 ft

51 590 West Madison

177 m / 582 ft

52 Hongwell International Plaza

176 m / 577 ft

53 222 West Randolph

175 m / 575 ft

54 One Chicago - 23 West Chicago Avenue

175 m / 574 ft

55 Kluczynski Federal Building

171 m / 562 ft

56 Nanjing International Center 1

169 m / 553 ft

57 Nanjing International Center 2

169 m / 553 ft

58 The Summit - Plot 554

167 m / 547 ft

59 Grand Hyatt Chengdu at Chicony Plaza

166 m / 545 ft

60 RBC Plaza

164 m / 539 ft

61 Beijing Nexus Center

164 m / 538 ft

62 China Horoy Qianhai Guanze Office Tower 2

162 m

531 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 37 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,901 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.
63 East Finance & Choice Goods Commercial Building

160 m / 525 ft

64 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 3

160 m / 523 ft

65 Seagram Building

157 m / 515 ft

66 Al Khatem Tower

155 m / 509 ft

66 Al Maqam Tower

155 m / 509 ft

68 TD South Tower

154 m / 504 ft

69 China Resources Vanguard Headquarter Building

145 m / 476 ft

70 Mennica Legacy Tower, East Building

140 m / 459 ft

71 Prime

139 m / 456 ft

72 Rivere

139 m / 455 ft

73 Marriott Marquis Chicago

135 m / 444 ft

74 Wrigley Building

134 m / 438 ft

75 Al Sarab Tower

131 m / 430 ft

75 Al Sila Tower

131 m / 430 ft

77 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 2

130 m / 427 ft

78 Market Tower

128 m / 421 ft

79 TD West Tower

128 m / 420 ft

80 Alcove

128 m / 419 ft

81 301 South Green Street

123 m / 404 ft

82 420 East Ohio

122 m / 400 ft

83 Al Maryah Tower

120 m / 394 ft

84 Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse

117 m / 383 ft

85 One Illinois Center

110 m / 362 ft

86 Chancheng Greenland Center Phase 1 Office Tower

107 m / 352 ft

87 Mutual Benefit Life Building

107 m / 352 ft

88 Soochow Securities Headquarters

106 m / 349 ft

89 Poly Beijing Tongzhou Metropolitan North Tower

105 m / 345 ft

89 Poly Beijing Tongzhou Metropolitan South Tower

105 m / 345 ft

91 Grand Hyatt Hotel Guangzhou

104 m / 340 ft

92 Unlimited Center

104 m / 340 ft

93 LondonHouse Chicago

103 m / 338 ft

94 Chancheng Greenland Center Phase 2 Office Tower 3

100 m / 328 ft

95 Poly Puzhou Parcel 5, Tower 1

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 22 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,901 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.
95 Poly Puzhou Parcel 5, Tower 2

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 22 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,901 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.
97 Hilton Riyadh Hotel

93 m / 306 ft

98 Wrigley Building North Addition

90 m / 294 ft

99 Conrad Shenzhen

88 m

289 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 23 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,190 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.
100 Wyndham Grand Riyadh

87 m / 286 ft

101 2400 North Lakeview Apartments

87 m / 284 ft

102 Poly Puzhou Parcel 5, Tower 3

83 m

272 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 19 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,901 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.
103 860 North Lake Shore Drive

82 m / 270 ft

103 880 North Lake Shore Drive

82 m / 270 ft

105 One Charles Center

82 m / 269 ft

106 Friedrichstraße Skyscraper

80 m / 262 ft

107 Esplanade Apartments I

79 m / 260 ft

107 Esplanade Apartments II

79 m / 260 ft

109 J.W. Marriott Grand Rapids

78 m / 256 ft

110 Commonwealth Promenade I

77 m / 253 ft

110 Commonwealth Promenade II

77 m / 253 ft

112 China Diamond Exchange Center

77 m / 251 ft

113 Hotel Kapok Shenzhen Bay

73 m

240 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 19 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,190 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.
114 Colonnade Park Apartments

72 m

236 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 21 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,227 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.
115 Hilton Riyadh Residences

71 m / 232 ft

116 Coppia

69 m / 226 ft

117 Lafayette Pavillion Apartments

67 m / 220 ft

118 Promontory Apartments

66 m / 218 ft

119 Lafayette Towers Apartments East

65 m / 213 ft

119 Lafayette Towers Apartments West

65 m / 213 ft

121 Pavilion Apartments - North Tower

65 m / 212 ft

121 Pavilion Apartments - South Tower

65 m / 212 ft

123 Viceroy Chicago

64 m / 212 ft

124 The Summit - Plot 553

57 m

187 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 16 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 324 other buildings of the same Retail / 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.
125 Mennica Legacy Tower, West Building

43 m / 142 ft

126 Suzhou Greenland Center Apartment Tower 1

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127 Queensbridge Collective Residential Tower

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128 Hsinchu High-Speed Rail Station TOD Tower 1

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128 Suzhou Greenland Center Apartment Tower 2

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128 Suzhou Greenland Center Apartment Tower 3

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131 1111 South Tryon Street

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132 1900 Lawrence

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133 Poly International Finance Center Tower 1

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133 Poly International Finance Center Tower 2

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135 Hsinchu High-Speed Rail Station TOD Tower 2

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136 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 3

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137 Suzhou Greenland Center Hotel Tower

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138 Poly International Finance Center Tower 3

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138 Poly International Finance Center Tower 4

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140 Poly 335 Financial Center Tower 2

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141 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 4

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142 Jinan Honglou Plaza

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143 China Horoy Qianhai Guanze Apartment Tower 1

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143 China Horoy Qianhai Guanze Apartment Tower 2

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143 Financial Street Shanghai Building 1

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143 Financial Street Shanghai Building 2

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143 Financial Street Shanghai Building 3

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143 Financial Street Shanghai Building 4

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143 Financial Street Shanghai Building 5

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143 Greenland Optics Valley Center Tower 2

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143 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 5

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143 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 6

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143 Shanghai Lujiazui Roncheng Changyi Tower 7

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Statistics

Average Building Age*

15 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (57%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (48%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 54 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 46 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

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