CTBUH Silver Member

LERA Structural Engineers

About

Member Since: 1981

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.lera.com/

LERA is a MBE/WBE consulting engineering firm providing structural engineering design services for architects, developers, contractors and owners.

As structural engineers, they focus on providing their clients with imaginative and responsible solutions to engineering challenges. Their staff of experts is known for its innovative use of materials and for the development of new structural systems and concepts.

Their design philosophy recognizes that their work does not exist in a vacuum...that responsiveness to the architectural systems and needs of the owner/developer, combined with an understanding of fabrication and construction, is essential to the development of constructible and economical designs.

Fields of Expertise

Seismic Design; Structural Engineering; Wind Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1981

Member Offices

  • New York City

Buildings

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

Merdeka PNB118

644 m / 2,113 ft

2

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

3

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

4

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

5

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

6

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

7

International Commerce Centre

484 m / 1,588 ft

8

Two International Finance Centre

412 m / 1,352 ft

9

Shun Hing Square

384 m / 1,260 ft

10

Bank of China Tower

367.4 m / 1,205 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

17 October 2016

Structural Design Challenges of Minmetals Capital Tower, Shenzhen

Steel braced frames combined with a concrete services core are widely used in tall building design. To meet the special architectural design challenges in the...

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Research

01 March 2018

Embossed Structural Skin for Tall Buildings

This paper explores the function of a structural skin with an embossed surface applicable to use for tall building structures. The major diagrid system with...

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Global News

12 February 2021

World-Renowned Structural Engineer, and Former CTBUH Chairman, Les Robertson Dies

Leslie E. Robertson, preeminent structural engineer and former CTBUH Chairman, died on Feb. 11, 2021—one day before his 93rd birthday. The cause was cancer.Robertson was...

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Associated companies

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

17 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (45%), 28 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (56%), 28 Buildings

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

Total: 62 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 50 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 62 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.