CTBUH Platinum Member

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

About

Member Since: 1977

Member Offices: Chicago, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, Washington D.C.

Website: http://www.som.com/

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the leading architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world. Since its founding more than 80 years ago, SOM has earned a reputation for design excellence with a portfolio that includes some of the most important architectural accomplishments of the 20th and 21st centuries, and has been a leader in the research and development of specialized technologies, new processes and innovative ideas, many of which have had a palpable and lasting impact on the design profession and the physical environment.

The firm’s longstanding leadership in design and building technology has been honored with nearly 2,000 awards for quality, innovation, and management. The American Institute of Architects has recognized SOM twice with its highest honor, the Architecture Firm Award—in 1962 and again in 1996.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; Marketing / Sales; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Structural Engineering; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

1977

Member Offices

  • Chicago

  • Dubai

  • Guangzhou

  • Hong Kong

  • London

  • Los Angeles

  • New York City

  • San Francisco

  • Seattle

  • Shanghai

  • Washington D.C.

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

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

2

Burj Jumeira

550 m / 1,804 ft

3

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

4

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

5

Guizhou Culture Plaza Tower

521 m / 1,709 ft

6

175 Park Avenue

501.7 m / 1,646 ft

7

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

499.8 m / 1,640 ft

8

Greenland Centre

498 m / 1,634 ft

9

Guohua Financial Center Tower 1

465 m / 1,526 ft

10

Zifeng Tower

450 m / 1,476 ft

Awards

One Manhattan West

Award of Excellence: One Manhattan West

Best Tall Building 300-399 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Luke Leung

Luke Leung

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

Chicago

Zhexiong Chai

Zhexiong Chai

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present

Chicago

Bin Pan

Bin Pan

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Shanghai, 2018 – Present

Shanghai

Building Completions Timeline

 

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Research

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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
City
Height

1

Houston Pinnacle

Houston

1611 m

5,285 ft

2

Burj Khalifa

Dubai

828 m

2,717 ft

3

Chow Tai Fook Centre

Wuhan

808 m

2,651 ft

4

Chicago World Trade Center

Chicago

701 m

2,300 ft

5

Chicago World Trade Center

Chicago

665 m

2,182 ft

6

Tower of Russia

Moscow

648 m

2,126 ft

7

Seoul Light DMC Tower

Seoul

640 m

2,101 ft

8

Grand Rama 9 Tower

Bangkok

615 m

2,018 ft

9

Diamond Mansion

Guangzhou

600 m

1,969 ft

10

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

Nanjing

600 m

1,969 ft

11

Kowloon MTR Tower

Hong Kong

574 m

1,883 ft

12

Burj Jumeira

Dubai

550 m

1,804 ft

13

One World Trade Center

New York City

541 m

1,776 ft

14

Wolf Point

Chicago

532 m

1,745 ft

15

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

Tianjin

530 m

1,739 ft

16

Pertamina Tower

Jakarta

523 m

1,716 ft

17

Guizhou Culture Plaza Tower

Guiyang

521 m

1,709 ft

18

Busan Lotte Town Tower

Busan

510 m

1,674 ft

19

Songdo Daewoo Town

Incheon

510 m

1,673 ft

20

175 Park Avenue

New York City

502 m

1,646 ft

21

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

Nanjing

500 m

1,640 ft

22

Greenland Centre

Xi’an

498 m

1,634 ft

23

7 South Dearborn

Chicago

478 m

1,567 ft

24

Columbus Circle Project

New York City

468 m

1,535 ft

25

Guohua Financial Center Tower 1

Wuhan

465 m

1,526 ft

26

Kuningan Persada Tower

Jakarta

451 m

1,480 ft

27

Samsung Tower

Seoul

450 m

1,476 ft

28

Zifeng Tower

Nanjing

450 m

1,476 ft

29

Willis Tower

Chicago

442 m

1,451 ft

30

One Bangkok O4H4

Bangkok

436 m

1,431 ft

31

Greenland Shandong International Financial Center

Jinan

428 m

1,404 ft

32

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Chicago

423 m

1,389 ft

33

Jin Mao Tower

Shanghai

421 m

1,380 ft

34

International Finance Square

Guangzhou

420 m

1,378 ft

35

Transbay Transit Center and Tower

San Francisco

419 m

1,375 ft

36

Al Hamra Tower

Kuwait City

413 m

1,354 ft

37

LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower

Busan

412 m

1,350 ft

38

Ningbo Central Plaza Tower 1

Ningbo

409 m

1,342 ft

39

Bank of Southwest Tower

Houston

404 m

1,325 ft

40

103 Tower

Fuzhou

400 m

1,312 ft

41

Lulu Island Tower

Abu Dhabi

400 m

1,312 ft

42

COFCO Landmark Tower

Tianjin

390 m

1,280 ft

43

Shum Yip Upperhills Tower 1

Shenzhen

388 m

1,273 ft

44

Saigon Centre 2

Ho Chi Minh City

386 m

1,266 ft

45

Plaza Rakyat Office Tower

Kuala Lumpur

382 m

1,253 ft

46

Guiyang World Trade Center Landmark Tower

Guiyang

380 m

1,247 ft

47

Platinum Tower

Kuala Lumpur

380 m

1,247 ft

48

Lucheng Square

Wenzhou

369 m

1,211 ft

49

Al Sharq Tower

Dubai

365 m

1,198 ft

50

Post and Telecommunications Building

Xiamen

364 m

1,193 ft

51

Greenland Group Suzhou Center

Suzhou

358 m

1,175 ft

52

OKO - Residential Tower

Moscow

354 m

1,162 ft

53

Guohong Center

Wenzhou

350 m

1,148 ft

54

Dearborn Center

Chicago

346 m

1,135 ft

55

875 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago

344 m

1,128 ft

56

Diagonal Tower

Seoul

343 m

1,127 ft

57

Nanjing Jinling Hotel Phase II

Nanjing

341 m

1,119 ft

58

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower A

Busan

339 m

1,113 ft

59

Tianjin Modern City Office Tower

Tianjin

338 m

1,109 ft

60

Tianjin World Financial Center

Tianjin

337 m

1,105 ft

61

400 North Lake Shore Drive South Tower

Chicago

335 m

1,100 ft

62

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B

Busan

333 m

1,093 ft

63

Tianjin Kerry Center

Tianjin

333 m

1,093 ft

64

Shenzhen Foreign Trade Center

Shenzhen

333 m

1,093 ft

65

China World Tower

Beijing

330 m

1,083 ft

66

Qingdao Landmark Tower

Qingdao

327 m

1,074 ft

67

Nanchang IFC

Nanchang

327 m

1,073 ft

68

Crown Las Vegas

Las Vegas

324 m

1,063 ft

69

250 Water Street

New York City

321 m

1,052 ft

70

Lopez Centre

Manila

320 m

1,050 ft

70

Sinar Mas Center 1

Shanghai

320 m

1,050 ft

72

Jiuzhou Bay Tower

Zhuhai

319 m

1,045 ft

73

Zhongtian Future Ark City Window Office Tower

Guiyang

314 m

1,030 ft

74

Madison Square Garden Project Tower 1

New York City

312 m

1,024 ft

75

CITIC Financial Center Tower 1

Shenzhen

312 m

1,024 ft

76

Poly Pazhou C2

Guangzhou

311 m

1,020 ft

77

New Port Tower

Jersey City

310 m

1,017 ft

78

AVIC Plaza

Shenzhen

310 m

1,017 ft

79

Greenland Center 1

Hangzhou

310 m

1,017 ft

79

Greenland Center 2

Hangzhou

310 m

1,017 ft

81

Pearl River Tower

Guangzhou

309 m

1,015 ft

82

Chengdu Poly International Plaza

Chengdu

309 m

1,014 ft

83

The Franklin - North Tower

Chicago

307 m

1,007 ft

84

Cayan Tower

Dubai

306 m

1,005 ft

85

35 Hudson Yards

New York City

305 m

1,000 ft

86

One Manhattan West

New York City

304 m

996 ft

87

Greenland Puli Center

Jinan

303 m

994 ft

88

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

88

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

90

Wells Fargo Plaza

Houston

302 m

992 ft

91

Wangjing City

Beijing

300 m

984 ft

92

Madison Square Garden Project Tower 2

New York City

300 m

984 ft

93

Shum Yip Upperhills Tower 2

Shenzhen

299 m

982 ft

94

China World Trade Center Phase 3B

Beijing

296 m

970 ft

95

Block 319 Tower

Houston

294 m

965 ft

96

Union Station Tower

Chicago

292 m

958 ft

97

625 Fulton Street

New York City

287 m

942 ft

98

Two Manhattan West

New York City

285 m

935 ft

99

One Bangkok Phase 3 Tower 2

Bangkok

285 m

934 ft

100

Guoco Tower

Singapore

284 m

931 ft

101

Zhengdong Hotel

Zhengzhou

280 m

919 ft

102

Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza

Zhengzhou

280 m

919 ft

103

Hangzhou Wangchao Center

Hangzhou

280 m

919 ft

104

Guohua Financial Center Tower 2

Wuhan

279 m

915 ft

105

One Bangkok Phase 2 Residential Tower

Bangkok

278 m

911 ft

106

One City Centre

Bangkok

275 m

902 ft

107

One Bangkok Phase 1 Office Tower 1

Bangkok

274 m

900 ft

108

NYSE Tower

New York City

274 m

899 ft

109

Renaissance Tower

Dallas

270 m

886 ft

110

Magic Tower

Yekaterinburg

270 m

886 ft

111

Four Seasons Hotel

Manama

270 m

885 ft

112

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

Nanchang

268 m

879 ft

113

400 North Lake Shore Drive North Tower

Chicago

267 m

875 ft

114

First Canadian Centre Phase 2

Calgary

265 m

869 ft

115

The Address Residence Sky View Tower 1

Dubai

264 m

867 ft

116

Tower Palace Three, Tower G

Seoul

264 m

865 ft

117

One Bangkok Phase 2 Office Tower

Bangkok

264 m

865 ft

118

4 Houston Center

Houston

262 m

860 ft

119

Hytera Headquarters

Shenzhen

262 m

858 ft

120

Brookfield Place

Toronto

261 m

856 ft

121

Three California Plaza

Los Angeles

260 m

853 ft

122

Beijing Greenland Center

Beijing

260 m

853 ft

123

400 North Lake Shore Drive North Tower

Chicago

259 m

850 ft

124

Philippine Bank of Communications

Makati

259 m

848 ft

125

Corporate Avenue 2

Chongqing

256 m

839 ft

126

Shenzhen AVIC Plaza

Shenzhen

254 m

833 ft

127

1930 Broadway

Oakland

252 m

827 ft

128

One Bangkok Phase 3 Residential Tower

Bangkok

251 m

824 ft

129

Corporate Avenue 10

Chongqing

250 m

820 ft

130

Midtown Tower

Tokyo

248 m

813 ft

131

28 Liberty

New York City

248 m

813 ft

132

100 Leadenhall Street

London

247 m

810 ft

133

Rolex Tower

Dubai

247 m

810 ft

134

Ningbo Bank of China Headquarters

Ningbo

246 m

808 ft

135

Karlatornet

Göteborg

245 m

804 ft

136

180 Allyn Street

Hartford

244 m

801 ft

137

International Commercial Trade Center

Changchun

242 m

794 ft

138

New World Center

Shenzhen

238 m

781 ft

139

555 California Street

San Francisco

237 m

779 ft

140

1 Worldwide Plaza

New York City

237 m

778 ft

141

The Address Residence Sky View Tower 2

Dubai

236 m

773 ft

142

WKL Hotel and Tropicana The Residences

Kuala Lumpur

235 m

771 ft

143

Torre BBVA

Mexico City

235 m

771 ft

144

Three First National Plaza

Chicago

234 m

767 ft

145

400 North Lake Shore Drive South Tower

Chicago

233 m

765 ft

146

Republic Bank Tower

Dallas

233 m

764 ft

147

Southeast Financial Center

Miami

233 m

764 ft

148

Kingtown International Center

Nanjing

231 m

759 ft

149

Enterprise Plaza

Houston

230 m

756 ft

150

383 Madison Avenue

New York City

230 m

755 ft

151

Zhenru Zhonghai Center Tower 1

Shanghai

230 m

755 ft

152

Philippine Stock Exchange

Taguig City

230 m

753 ft

153

Time Warner Center North Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

153

Time Warner Center South Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

155

Gas Company Tower

Los Angeles

228 m

749 ft

156

Kingold Century

Guangzhou

228 m

748 ft

157

7 World Trade Center

New York City

227 m

743 ft

158

One Liberty Plaza

New York City

227 m

743 ft

159

Wells Fargo North Tower

Los Angeles

226 m

740 ft

160

JPMorgan Chase Tower

Dallas

225 m

738 ft

161

OKO - Office Tower

Moscow

225 m

736 ft

162

1540 Broadway

New York City

223 m

733 ft

163

Olympia Centre

Chicago

223 m

731 ft

164

3 Manhattan West

New York City

223 m

730 ft

165

Times Square Tower

New York City

221 m

726 ft

166

Istanbul Tower 205

Istanbul

220 m

722 ft

167

685 1st Avenue

New York City

219 m

719 ft

168

Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank Financial Building

Chongqing

218 m

715 ft

169

252 East 57th Street

New York City

218 m

715 ft

170

Republic Plaza

Denver

218 m

714 ft

171

One Shell Plaza

Houston

218 m

714 ft

172

One Bangkok Phase 2 Tower 3

Bangkok

216 m

710 ft

173

JPMorgan Chase Tower

New York City

216 m

707 ft

174

Tianjin Kerry Center R1

Tianjin

215 m

705 ft

174

Tianjin Kerry Center R2

Tianjin

215 m

705 ft

174

Tianjin Kerry Center R3

Tianjin

215 m

705 ft

177

Four Seasons Tower

Tianjin

215 m

704 ft

178

Georgia Pacific Tower

Atlanta

213 m

697 ft

178

Hancock Whitney Center

New Orleans

213 m

697 ft

180

345 California Center

San Francisco

212 m

695 ft

181

Poly Cultural Plaza

Wuhan

212 m

695 ft

182

China Merchants Tower

Shenzhen

211 m

692 ft

183

700 1st Avenue Tower 3

New York City

210 m

689 ft

184

Maincourt Tower

Amsterdam

210 m

689 ft

185

Solow Building

New York City

210 m

689 ft

186

Petron Megaplaza

Makati

210 m

689 ft

187

Marine Midland Building

New York City

210 m

688 ft

188

Trammel Crow Center

Dallas

209 m

686 ft

189

Random House Tower

New York City

209 m

684 ft

190

Shangri-La Hotel

Cixi

208 m

682 ft

191

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Ningbo

208 m

682 ft

192

Bay-Wellington Tower

Toronto

207 m

679 ft

193

Ningbo Guohua Financial Tower

Ningbo

207 m

677 ft

194

AT&T Building

Atlanta

206 m

677 ft

195

One Magnificent Mile

Chicago

205 m

673 ft

196

One Court Square

New York City

205 m

673 ft

197

Al Rajhi Bank Tower

Riyadh

205 m

673 ft

198

10 West 57th Street

New York City

205 m

672 ft

199

Palace Hotel Residential Tower

San Francisco

204 m

669 ft

200

Sichuan Airlines Center

Chengdu

204 m

669 ft

201

33 South 6th Street

Minneapolis

204 m

668 ft

202

708 1st Avenue

New York City

203 m

666 ft

203

Carlton Centre

Johannesburg

201 m

660 ft

204

Zhenru Zhonghai Center Tower 2

Shanghai

200 m

657 ft

205

Longgang Tianan Cyberpark

Shenzhen

200 m

656 ft

205

Philamlife Tower

Makati

200 m

656 ft

207

DPC Tower

Istanbul

200 m

656 ft

208

Jumeirah Hangzhou Hotel

Hangzhou

200 m

656 ft

209

Otemachi One Tower

Tokyo

200 m

656 ft

210

CITIC Financial Center Tower 2

Shenzhen

200 m

656 ft

210

Corporate Avenue 9

Chongqing

200 m

656 ft

212

Hangzhou GT Land Jumeirah

Hangzhou

200 m

656 ft

213

RAYZONE

Beijing

200 m

656 ft

214

Beijing Lize Ping An Finance Centre

Beijing

200 m

656 ft

215

Poly Pazhou C1

Guangzhou

198 m

648 ft

216

Qingdao Landmark Center - Tower B

Qingdao

195 m

640 ft

217

Ayala Triangle Gardens North

Makati

195 m

638 ft

218

Pudong Financial Plaza Office Tower 1

Shanghai

194 m

635 ft

219

Grace Plaza

New York City

192 m

630 ft

220

700 1st Avenue Tower 2

New York City

192 m

630 ft

221

RCBC Plaza Yuchengco Tower

Makati

192 m

630 ft

222

NBC Tower

Chicago

191 m

627 ft

223

Waldorf Astoria New York

New York City

191 m

625 ft

224

San Felipe Plaza

Houston

191 m

625 ft

225

Agile Corporation Headquarters Tower

Guangzhou

190 m

622 ft

226

Olympic Tower

New York City

189 m

620 ft

227

Techno Mart 21

Seoul

189 m

620 ft

228

Gold Peak Centre B

Chongqing

188 m

616 ft

229

919 3rd Avenue

New York City

188 m

615 ft

230

Tower 49®

New York City

187 m

615 ft

231

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

New York City

186 m

610 ft

232

Gold Peak Centre A

Chongqing

186 m

609 ft

233

Chicago Place

Chicago

185 m

608 ft

234

AIA Central

Hong Kong

185 m

607 ft

235

Wells Fargo South Tower

Los Angeles

185 m

606 ft

236

415 Madison Avenue Redevelopment

New York City

184 m

605 ft

237

250 West 55th Street

New York City

183 m

602 ft

238

U.S. Bank Center

Milwaukee

183 m

601 ft

239

700 1st Avenue Tower 1

New York City

183 m

600 ft

240

50 Fremont Center

San Francisco

183 m

600 ft

241

1166 Avenue of the Americas

New York City

183 m

600 ft

242

500 West Monroe Street

Chicago

183 m

600 ft

243

One Bangkok Phase 1 Office Tower 2

Bangkok

183 m

599 ft

244

Madison Plaza

Chicago

183 m

599 ft

245

270 Greenwich Street

New York City

182 m

597 ft

246

Tipco Tower

Bangkok

180 m

591 ft

247

Jiang Dong Tower

Ningbo

180 m

591 ft

247

Tour Charenton

Charenton-le-Pont

180 m

591 ft

249

Ping An Finance Centre Tower B

Beijing

180 m

590 ft

250

Tour Areva

Courbevoie

178 m

584 ft

251

LG Gangnam Tower

Seoul

177 m

581 ft

252

ASEM Tower

Seoul

177 m

579 ft

253

No.8 One Thames City

London

176 m

577 ft

254

300 Madison Avenue

New York City

175 m

575 ft

255

Park Avenue Plaza

New York City

175 m

574 ft

256

Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Center 3

Chongqing

175 m

573 ft

257

One Roxas Triangle

Makati