CTBUH Silver Member

Heller Manus Architects

About

Member Since: 2000

Member Offices: San Francisco

Heller Manus Architects is an internationally recognized, San Francisco‐based architecture and urban design firm,with offices in San Francisco and Shanghai. The firm has spent 30 years developing a diversified, client‐oriented firm that is a design and sustainability leader in the profession.

In alignment with the firm’s dedication to sustainability, Heller Manus Architects is located in the LEED‐Platinum certified Transamerica Pyramid. Heller Manus avoids a singular design approach and focuses instead on finding the ideal design solution for each project.

The firm’s depth of experience encompasses a wide range of major new and restoration/renovation projects including residential, commercial, civic, academic/research, rehabilitation/adaptive reuse, hospitality and retail, as well as urban design assignments in the San Francisco Bay Area, other U.S. cities, and in China.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2000

Member Offices

  • 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

181 Fremont

246.9 m / 810 ft

2

555 Mission Street

148.4 m / 487 ft

3

150 West Jefferson

138.7 m / 455 ft

4

100 First Plaza

136.2 m / 447 ft

5

Eastern Harbor International Tower

131 m / 430 ft

6

The Infinity II

128 m / 420 ft

7

The Infinity I

106.7 m / 350 ft

8

55 Second Street

100.6 m / 330 ft

Awards

181 Fremont

Winner: 181 Fremont

Structural Engineering Award 2019

Ctbuh Leaders

Jeffrey Heller

Jeffrey Heller

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014

San Francisco

Eric Lundquist

Eric Lundquist

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019

San Francisco

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

18 September 2014

A LEED Platinum Global Model for Vertical Urbanism

Every key aspect of sustainable urbanism is incorporated and integrated into the tallest mixed use, LEED Platinum tower on the west coast of North America,...

Research

16 September 2014

A LEED Platinum Global Model for Vertical Urbanism

Every key aspect of sustainable urbanism is incorporated and integrated into the tallest mixed use, LEED Platinum tower on the west coast of North America,...

Global News

18 October 2019

Construction Suspended on San Francisco High-Rise Due to Rising Costs

Chinese developer Oceanwide Holdings suspended construction on a 605-foot (184-meter) tower in San Francisco’s Transbay district, one of the city’s largest projects, as it grapples...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

17 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 6 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Steel, 3 Buildings

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

 
 

*Based on 11 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.