CTBUH Silver Member

HKS Architects


Member Offices: Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Dubai, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, New Delhi, New York City, Orlando, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington D.C.

HKS is an international design firm with 24 locations offering great design at the local level and more than 1,300 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, anthropologists and more. We create places that delight, heal and stimulate peak performance.

HKS Shanghai utilizes state-of-the-art design methods and our unique design philosophies to produce excellent project experiences for our clients in Asia. Our Shanghai office has worked in China since 2010 and has a portfolio that includes healthcare, sports, hospitality, mixed-use and mission critical projects.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

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Member Since

Member Offices

  • Dallas

  • Denver

  • Detroit

  • Dubai

  • Houston

  • London

  • Los Angeles

  • Mexico City

  • Miami

  • New Delhi

  • New York City

  • Orlando

  • Shanghai

  • Singapore

  • Tokyo

  • Washington D.C.




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



311 South Wacker Drive

292.9 m / 961 ft


Renaissance Tower

270.1 m / 886 ft


Park Tower

257.4 m / 844 ft


Salesforce Tower

254.6 m / 835 ft


Comerica Bank Tower

239.9 m / 787 ft


Capella Tower

236.5 m / 776 ft


Torre BBVA

234.9 m / 771 ft


Morgan Tower

210 m / 689 ft


Thanksgiving Tower

196.5 m / 645 ft


The Palazzo

195.7 m / 642 ft

Building Completions Timeline


Global News

23 October 2019

Designs for New San Francisco Development Revealed

A canyon-like tower by MVRDV and a twisting structure by Studio Gang are among the buildings to be revealed for a new San Francisco development....

Global News

16 September 2019

Residential Skyscraper Proposed for Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is poised to get another addition to its already fast-growing skyline—and this high-rise could shatter the city’s height record. The proposed Kensington...

Global News

02 August 2019

Mixed-Use Tower to Rise in Dallas’ Uptown District

An Austin, Texas commercial developer plans to build a 19-story mixed-use tower in Dallas’ Uptown district. Endeavor Real Estate Group purchased the half-block site last...


150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

18 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 38 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 36 Buildings

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


*Based on 96 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.