CTBUH Silver Member

Adamson Associates Architects

About

Member Since: 2013

Member Offices: Toronto

Website: http://www.adamson-associates.com

Established in 1934, Adamson Associates is noted for its long tradition of design excellence and technical expertise. Our firm has developed a diverse portfolio of projects in Canada, the United States and around the world, encompassing projects in a wide range of sectors including commercial; cultural; hotel and residential; institutional; large-scale, mixed-use development sites; retail and entertainment; and airports and transportation centers.

Adamson Associates has won numerous prestigious design awards and recognitions, and has succeeded in winning several international design competitions.

Under the progressive leadership of our ten principals and directors, we are continually upgrading our design, project management and technical expertise to maintain a competitive advantage within the dynamic architectural field and an expanding, global economy.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2013

Member Offices

  • Toronto

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

Central Park Tower

472.4 m / 1,550 ft

2

Petronas Twin Tower 1

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

3

Petronas Twin Tower 2

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

4

JPMorgan Chase World Headquarters

423 m / 1,388 ft

5

Two International Finance Centre

412 m / 1,352 ft

6

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

7

3 World Trade Center

328.9 m / 1,079 ft

8

53 West 53

320.1 m / 1,050 ft

9

The Spiral

317.3 m / 1,041 ft

10

50 Hudson Yards

308.2 m / 1,011 ft

Awards

Newfoundland

Award of Excellence: Newfoundland

Best Tall Building 200-299 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Devon Telberg

Devon Telberg

CTBUH New York City Chapter, 2021 – Present

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

19 February 2021

Sixth Building in New York City Megadevelopment Tops Out

50 Hudson Yards, the practice’s latest building in New York has officially topped out. The LEED Gold-designed, 58-story office development forms an integral part of...

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Global News

29 January 2021

Supertall Office Tower Tops Out in New York City

The rapid pace of construction at 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, finally reached the 65-story, 1,041-foot-tall (317-meter) pinnacle over Hudson Yards on Tuesday, 26...

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Global News

11 December 2020

Supertall Proposed Atop Heritage Buildings in Toronto

Dream Office REIT and Humbold Properties are proposing to build a "supertall" mixed-use tower on the northwest corner of King and Simcoe streets in Downtown...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Tower Fifth

New York City

474 m

1,556 ft

2

Central Park Tower

New York City

472 m

1,550 ft

3

Petronas Twin Tower 1

Kuala Lumpur

452 m

1,483 ft

3

Petronas Twin Tower 2

Kuala Lumpur

452 m

1,483 ft

5

JPMorgan Chase World Headquarters

New York City

423 m

1,388 ft

6

Two International Finance Centre

Hong Kong

412 m

1,352 ft

7

2 World Trade Center

New York City

403 m

1,323 ft

8

Bank of America Tower

New York City

366 m

1,200 ft

9

CC3

Toronto

350 m

1,147 ft

10

3 World Trade Center

New York City

329 m

1,079 ft

11

53 West 53

New York City

320 m

1,050 ft

12

The Spiral

New York City

317 m

1,041 ft

13

The Hub

Toronto

312 m

1,023 ft

14

212 King Street West

Toronto

310 m

1,017 ft

15

50 Hudson Yards

New York City

308 m

1,011 ft

16

The Shard

London

306 m

1,004 ft

17

Union Park I

Toronto

303 m

995 ft

18

4 World Trade Center

New York City

298 m

977 ft

19

425 Park Avenue

New York City

262 m

860 ft

20

Union Park II

Toronto

262 m

859 ft

21

One Manhattan Square

New York City

258 m

847 ft

22

Canada Square Tower 1

Toronto

255 m

837 ft

23

Bloomberg Tower

New York City

246 m

806 ft

24

CIBC Square II

Toronto

243 m

798 ft

25

CIBC Square I

Toronto

241 m

792 ft

26

Newfoundland

London

220 m

721 ft

27

Unicredit Tower

Milan

218 m

714 ft

28

Bay-Adelaide Centre

Toronto

215 m

704 ft

29

Union Park III

Toronto

211 m

691 ft

30

One Park Drive

London

205 m

672 ft

31

25 Canada Square

London

201 m

659 ft

32

Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower

Toronto

196 m

643 ft

33

Heron Quays West

London

190 m

623 ft

34

ELEV8 Office

Bellevue

183 m

600 ft

35

Hearst Tower

New York City

182 m

597 ft

36

The Well Office Tower

Toronto

174 m

571 ft

37

Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

Las Vegas

164 m

539 ft

38

Union Park IV

Toronto

164 m

537 ft

39

The Stack

Vancouver

162 m

533 ft

40

20 Fenchurch Street

London

160 m

525 ft

41

CNA Center

Chicago

158 m

517 ft

42

The Well Residential One

Toronto

157 m

516 ft

43

2 Finsbury Avenue East Tower

London

156 m

511 ft

44

40 Bank Street

London

153 m

502 ft

45

1 Bank Street

London

143 m

469 ft

46

Bay-Adelaide Centre North Tower

Toronto

140 m

460 ft

47

ELEV8 Apartments

Bellevue

140 m

460 ft

47

ELEV8 Condominum

Bellevue

140 m

460 ft

49

ELEV8 Hotel

Bellevue

140 m

460 ft

50

Veer Towers East

Las Vegas

137 m

449 ft

50

Veer Towers West

Las Vegas

137 m

449 ft

52

The Well Residential Two

Toronto

136 m

447 ft

53

Telus House

Toronto

126 m

413 ft

54

390 Madison Avenue

New York City

123 m

403 ft

55

Invesco Tower

Toronto

110 m

361 ft

56

2 Finsbury Avenue West Tower

London

101 m

331 ft

57

Transamerica Tower

Toronto

90 m

295 ft

58

Greenwich West

New York City

88 m

290 ft

59

Etobicoke Civic Centre

Toronto

86 m

282 ft

60

The Well Residential Three

Toronto

81 m

267 ft

61

Ontario Power Building

Toronto

80 m

262 ft

62

Five Manhattan West

New York City

80 m

262 ft

63

The News Building

London

78 m

257 ft

64

KPMG Canary Wharf

London

69 m

227 ft

65

The Well Wellington Street Building 1

Toronto

63 m

205 ft

65

The Well Wellington Street Building 2

Toronto

63 m

205 ft

67

Porta Nuova Garibaldi Tower C

Milan

62 m

202 ft

68

Mission Rock Building G

San Francisco

58 m

190 ft

69

The Well Wellington Street Building 3

Toronto

56 m

183 ft

70

Canada Square Tower 2

Toronto

- m

- ft

71

Canada Square Tower 3

Toronto

- m

- ft

71

Canada Square Tower 4

Toronto

- m

- ft

73

Canada Square Tower 5

Toronto

- m

- ft

74

Peninsula Place 1

London

- m

- ft

74

Peninsula Place 2

London

- m

- ft

74

Peninsula Place 3

London

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (57%), 28 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (46%), 19 Buildings

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

Total: 49 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 41 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 49 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.

 

19 February 2021

Sixth Building in New York City Megadevelopment Tops Out

50 Hudson Yards, the practice’s latest building in New York has officially topped out. The LEED Gold-designed, 58-story office development forms an integral part of...

29 January 2021

Supertall Office Tower Tops Out in New York City

The rapid pace of construction at 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, finally reached the 65-story, 1,041-foot-tall (317-meter) pinnacle over Hudson Yards on Tuesday, 26...

11 December 2020

Supertall Proposed Atop Heritage Buildings in Toronto

Dream Office REIT and Humbold Properties are proposing to build a "supertall" mixed-use tower on the northwest corner of King and Simcoe streets in Downtown...

11 June 2020

Tall Building Being Demolished As New York City Begins to Reopen

Anthony Vargas is taking no chances with the novel coronavirus. To prove it, the 41-year-old New York City construction worker opens the front door of...

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...

08 April 2019

Renderings Revealed for 99 Hudson Boulevard, New York City

Developer Tishman Speyer has released renderings for 99 Hudson Boulevard, a 44-story office building at Hudson Yards. The site sits along 11th Avenue between West...

15 March 2019

New York City’s Hudson Yards’ Shops, Restaurants, Officially Open to The Public

At noon on March 15, 2019, New York’s newest neighborhood ceremonially opened for business. Hudson Yards‘ first public-facing attractions, the Shops & Restaurants and Thomas...

21 January 2019

“Tower Fifth” Could Become New York City’s Second-Tallest

For decades, the New York City skyline was dominated by one building, the 1,250-foot-tall (381-meter) Empire State Building. But 17 “supertall” skyscrapers — defined as...

21 January 2019

“Tower Fifth” Could Become New York City’s Second-Tallest

For decades, the New York City skyline was dominated by one building, the 1,250-foot-tall (381-meter) Empire State Building. But 17 “supertall” skyscrapers — defined as...

02 January 2019

Final Segment of 53 West 53rd Street’s Apex Installed in New York City

The final piece of the third and highest apex of Jean Nouvel’s first residential skyscraper was anchored and installed over Midtown in late December 2018....

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Adamson Associates

CTBUH NY Chapter Holds Demolition Seminar

25 September 2019

Over 50 attendees enjoyed a networking reception followed by engaging presentations and Q&A with panelists, discussing demolition strategies in New York City.

CTBUH New York Hosts Seminar: Linking Style with Function

28 February 2019

CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a presentation on LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, joined by speakers from the project's design teams.

CTBUH New York Holiday Party

05 December 2018

The CTBUH New York Chatper kicked off the holiday season with a fun, spirited party and celebration of a successful year.

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

06 June 2017

CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site of One Vanderbilt, which will rise to 427 meters when completed in 2021.

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes

15 December 2015

CTBUH YPC organized a presentation and panel discussion for Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes to discuss some of the major enhancements to the 2014 NYC Codes

Ctbuh Leaders At Adamson Associates Architects

Devon Telberg

CTBUH New York City Chapter, 2021 – Present

Devon Telberg

New York City