CTBUH Gold Member

Perkins & Will

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.perkinswill.com/

Since 1935, Perkins and Will has created innovative and award-winning designs for the world’s most forward-thinking clients. They are architects, interior designers, urban designers, landscape architects, consultants, and branded environment experts who approach design from all scales and perspectives.

They combine a deeply humanistic approach with results-driven pragmatism to create dynamic spaces for people. Research-focused and inventive, every day they reimagine how space can be used to foster stronger ties between communities, the built environment, and nature.

Their transformative designs help students learn better, patients heal faster, business teams perform stronger, and city dwellers have more meaningful daily experiences.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Historical Preservation; Interior Design

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 Iconic Tower
393.8 m / 1,292  ft
2 900 North Michigan Avenue
265 m / 869  ft
3 Chase Tower
264.6 m / 868  ft
4 Sail Tower
240 m / 787  ft
5 Burj Daman
235 m / 771  ft
6 No2 Opus Place
222.5 m / 730  ft
7 Perennial
214.9 m / 705  ft
8 BLVD Heights Tower 1
200 m / 656  ft
9 Jade Signature
193.9 m / 636  ft
10 Warsaw One
187.8 m / 616  ft

Awards

Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

Winner: Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

Best Tall Mixed-Use Building 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2018 – Present

Chicago

Mide Akinsade

Mide Akinsade

CTBUH Awards Urban Habitat Jury, 2023

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

28 April 2020

Agile AEC

The pandemic crisis of COVID-19 has catalyzed a shockwave of action throughout the AEC industry like never before. The CTBUH Chicago Chapter presents a virtual...

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Research

22 August 2022

Structural Design of Iconic Tower, Egypt: Culmination of a Concrete Optimization Process

This paper presents an overview of a process of optimizing concrete mixture for tall buildings, culminating in the design of the Iconic Tower, the key...

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Global News

24 October 2022

Trustee Gives US$121 Million to Expand University's Biomedical Research Center

Northwestern University Trustee Kimberly K. Querrey (’22, ’23 P) and the Louis Simpson Trust have made a new US$121 million gift to Northwestern to advance...

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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 Chicago Spire

609.6 m

2,000 ft

2 Iconic Tower

393.8 m

1,292 ft

3 98 Fourteenth Street

280.4 m

920 ft

4 900 North Michigan Avenue

265 m

869 ft

5 Chase Tower

264.6 m

868 ft

6 Campanile

264 m

866 ft

7 100 North Wacker Drive

260 m

853 ft

8 Sail Tower

240 m

787 ft

9 Burj Daman

235 m

771 ft

10 River Beech Tower

228 m

748 ft

11 No2 Opus Place

222.5 m

730 ft

12 Signature Tower

218 m

715 ft

13 Nara Towers & Marina

216 m

709 ft

14 Perennial

214.9 m

705 ft

15 8 East 37th Street

213 m

699 ft

16 BLVD Heights Tower 1

200 m

656 ft

17 Jade Signature

193.9 m

636 ft

18 Warsaw One

187.8 m

616 ft

19 One Oxford Centre

187.5 m

615 ft

20 Southbank Building A

182.3 m

598 ft

21 Platinum on the Bay

179.8 m

590 ft

22 The Clare

179.5 m

589 ft

23 Residence Antilia

173 m

568 ft

24 Boeing International Headquarters

170.7 m

560 ft

25 500 Alton Tower

167.6 m

550 ft

26 European Commission Headquarters Tower 2

164 m

538 ft

27 Oriental Fisherman's Wharf Tower

160.5 m

527 ft

28 5th & Virginia

160 m

525 ft

29 Aspect

157.3 m

516 ft

30 Mashreq Bank Headquarters

150.3 m

493 ft

31 BLVD Heights Tower 2

150 m

492 ft

32 One Wall Centre

149.8 m

491 ft

33 235 West Van Buren

149.4 m

490 ft

34 333 Wacker Drive

148.6 m

487 ft

35 1 Bank of America Center

147.5 m

484 ft

36 Millennium Broadway

146.6 m

481 ft

37 Soleil Center

146.3 m

480 ft

38 Talan Tower 1

145.6 m

478 ft

39 MetroPlace

141.1 m

463 ft

40 River One

139.5 m

458 ft

41 Urban Mountain

137.6 m

451 ft

42 The Reed

136.2 m

447 ft

43 444 North Michigan

135.6 m

445 ft

44 Bridgestone Americas Tower

135.2 m

444 ft

45 3rd and Lenora

134.1 m

440 ft

46 123 North Wacker

132.6 m

435 ft

47 225 West Wacker

132 m

433 ft

48 Skybridge

128.2 m

421 ft

49 Southbank Building B

127.3 m

418 ft

50 Northern Trust Building

126.5 m

415 ft

51 The Stage

126 m

413 ft

52 Two First National Plaza

124.1 m

407 ft

53 Al-Birr Foundation Headquarters

124 m

407 ft

54 Four Seasons Hotel

120 m

394 ft

55 Signature Place

116.1 m

381 ft

56 Azure

114.3 m

375 ft

57 European Commission Headquarters Tower 1

114.1 m

374 ft

58 The Admiral at the Lake

112.2 m

368 ft

59 Centrepoint

108.6 m

356 ft

60 230 West Monroe Street

107.6 m

353 ft

61 Florsheim Tower

107.3 m

352 ft

62 Marine Gateway North Residential

107 m

351 ft

63 1700 Huangxing Road

105.6 m

346 ft

64 Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

105.2 m

345 ft

65 1101 8th Avenue Tower 1

105.2 m

345 ft

65 1101 8th Avenue Tower 2

105.2 m

345 ft

67 M.I.T. Kendall Square Dorm

104.3 m

342 ft

68 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

103 m

338 ft

69 526 Granville Street

102.1 m

335 ft

70 Breiavatnet Lanterna

101 m

331 ft

71 707 Terry Avenue North Tower

100.6 m

330 ft

71 707 Terry Avenue South Tower

100.6 m

330 ft

73 Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

100.2 m

329 ft

74 Rocket&Tigerli

100 m

328 ft

75 101 North Wacker

99.1 m

325 ft

76 MaxHaus Santos

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 29 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
77 The Cooper

97.8 m

321 ft

78 848 Seymour Street

96.6 m

317 ft

79 2 North LaSalle Street

96.3 m

316 ft

80 5055 Joyce Street

96.1 m

315 ft

81 One American Place

94.5 m

310 ft

82 Public Pool

93.9 m

308 ft

83 Casaviva BKO

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 27 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
83 VN Capote Valente

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 27 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
85 Flatiron

91.4 m

300 ft

86 The Canadian

91.1 m

299 ft

87 lilli Midtown

90.5 m

297 ft

88 Southbank Building C

90.4 m

296 ft

89 Riley Towers I

89.9 m

295 ft

89 Riley Towers II

89.9 m

295 ft

91 Noble Square Co-op

89.9 m

295 ft

92 Marine Gateway South Residential

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
92 You, Perdizes

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
94 The Bayview

87.8 m

288 ft

95 Malmö Live

87.4 m

287 ft

96 225 Carlton

87 m

285 ft

97 MIT Kendall Square Building 5

85.4 m

280 ft

98 22 West Washington

84.1 m

276 ft

99 Oscar by You,Inc

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
100 PPA 30 Parcel 4.01

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 21 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 397 other buildings of the same Residential / 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.
101 101 East Erie Street

78.9 m

259 ft

102 Marine Gateway Office

78 m

256 ft

103 MaxHaus Berrini Torre 1

77 m

253 ft

103 MaxHaus Berrini Torre 2

77 m

253 ft

105 Scotia Bank Tower

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 17 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 325 other buildings of the same Office / Retail 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.
106 Rush University Medical Center Hospital Tower

77 m

252 ft

107 Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute

76.8 m

252 ft

108 MaxHaus Anália Franco Torre 1

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 22 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
108 MaxHaus Anália Franco Torre 2

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 22 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
110 Cambridge Crossing, Parcel G

74.1 m

243 ft

111 MaxHaus Porto Alegre Torre A

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 20 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
112 U.S. Gypsum Building

67.1 m

220 ft

113 400 Westlake

67.1 m

220 ft

114 The Park

64 m

210 ft

115 MaxHaus Alto da Boa Vista

62.4 m

205 ft

116 MaxHaus Porto Alegre Torre B

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 18 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
116 MaxHaus Porto Alegre Torre C

m

ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 18 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,677 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.
118 King's Landing South

57 m

187 ft

119 PPA 30 Parcel 2.11

55 m

180 ft

120 Federal Reserve Building

54.1 m

177 ft

121 European Commission Headquarters Tower 3

52.1 m

171 ft

121 European Commission Headquarters Tower 4

52.1 m

171 ft

123 Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

46 m

151 ft

124 Højhus Jagtvej Nord

38 m

125 ft

124 Højhus Jagtvej Syd

38 m

125 ft

126 Qullilerfik

32 m

105 ft

127 Bellevue and 22nd

31.1 m

102 ft

128 Dubai Tower

-

129 TCF Bank Building

-

130 Parkway Tower 2

-

131 Sheet Music Tower

-

132 Parkway Tower 4

-

133 Parkway Tower 1

-

134 Monroe Block Office Tower

-

135 Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center Phase 2

-

136 Aimberê by You,Inc

-

137 Haus Mitre Aclimação

-

138 1125 Joaquim

-

138 Maya Parque das Nações

-

138 Monroe Block Residential Tower

-

141 Maceió 88 by You,inc

-

142 Versa Brooklin

-

143 Esquina Jardyn

-

143 The Sutton Place Hotel

-

145 Current

-

145 The Bay Building

-

147 K8

-

147 Onni South Lake Union West Tower

-

147 The Sutton Place Residences

-

150 The Galbraith

-

150 University of Miami Clinical Research Building

-

152 Onni South Lake Union East Tower

-

153 BCIT Student Residence

-

154 Hypar Tower 1

-

154 Hypar Tower 2

-

154 Riverline Building F

-

154 Riverline Roosevelt Road Tower

-

154 Vancouver Art Gallery

-

Statistics

Average Building Age*

17 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (36%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (54%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 14 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 13 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

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