CTBUH Gold Member

AKF Group LLC

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: New York City

AKF is a full-service consulting engineering firm serving public and private sector clients across the United States and around the world. Their practice is founded on and their members driven by their core values: integrity, empowerment, and internal client.

They believe that, by fostering a firm-wide culture of service and commitment to the needs and successes of one another, they ensure that their relationships with clients are informed by the same culture and values.

In order to deliver the highest standards of service and quality, their practice is organized by market sector, with each group consisting of experts from each of the engineering disciplines who share a deep knowledge of and extensive experience with the unique client needs and business drivers of that industry.

Fields of Expertise

Computers / IT / Software; Engineering, Other; Fire Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Other; Property Management

Membership details

Membership Level

Donor

Member Since

2008

Member Offices

  • New York City

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

Central Park Tower

472.4 m / 1,550 ft

2

Three Sixty West Tower B

361.2 m / 1,185 ft

3

One57

306.1 m / 1,004 ft

4

Torre KOI

279.1 m / 916 ft

5

Three Sixty West Tower A

255.6 m / 839 ft

6

China Merchants Bank Tower

249 m / 817 ft

7

Woolworth Building

241.4 m / 792 ft

8

Brooklyn Point

220.3 m / 723 ft

9

1185 Broadway

176.8 m / 580 ft

10

Eleven

166.7 m / 547 ft

Awards

Central Park Tower

Award of Excellence: Central Park Tower

Best Tall Building 400 meters and above 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Caitlyn Angelini

Caitlyn Angelini

CTBUH Awards Fire & Risk Engineering Jury, 2020

Boston

Mark Richter

Mark Richter

CTBUH Awards MEP Engineering Jury, 2019

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

25 October 2019

Luxury Residential Tower Breaks Ground in Minneapolis

Construction has begun on Eleven, a 44-story, 118-residence luxury condominium that is planned to rise to 547 feet (167 meters), potentially becoming the tallest residential...

Global News

18 September 2019

Two Supertalls Top Out in New York City

The Grand Central Terminal-adjacent supertall One Vanderbilt officially topped out this week, reaching its full 1,401-foot (427-meter) height. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower...

Global News

16 August 2019

Upper West Side Tower Tops Out in New York City Amid Legal Conflict

A controversial Upper West Side condo tower has topped out at 52 stories, despite an ongoing legal battle over whether the project violates the city’s...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 26 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 31 Buildings

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

 
 

*Based on 52 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.