CTBUH Gold Member

RWDI

About

Member Since: 1986

Member Offices: Guelph, London, Miami, Milan, Milton Keynes, Shanghai, Thiruvananthapuram

Website: http://www.rwdi.com/

RWDI is an international specialty consulting engineering firm that uses a variety of engineering, computing, and scientific capabilities to help designers create comfortable environments and high performance buildings and structures.

As a company dedicated to delivering knowledge-based solutions and strategies to their clients in architecture, engineering, masterplanning and property development, they focus on continuous improvement, state-of-the-art systems and procedures, accountability, and attention to clients that exceeds their expectations.

“Making complicated issues simple” is more than a phrase they use: it is their mission! They aim to be accessible and responsive. Indeed it is their vision to deliver an unrivalled client experience.

Fields of Expertise

Engineering, Other; Environmental Engineering; Wind Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

1986

Member Offices

  • Guelph

  • London

  • Miami

  • Milan

  • Milton Keynes

  • Shanghai

  • Thiruvananthapuram

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

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

3

Merdeka PNB118

644 m / 2,113 ft

4

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

5

Ping An Finance Center

599.1 m / 1,965 ft

6

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

7

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

8

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

9

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

10

TAIPEI 101

508 m / 1,667 ft

Awards

CITIC Tower

Winner: CITIC Tower

Best Tall Building 400 meters and above 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Xiangdong Du

Xiangdong Du

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present

Shanghai

John Kilpatrick

John Kilpatrick

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

Ontario

Duncan Phillips

Duncan Phillips

CTBUH Working Group: MEP, 2018 – Present

Ontario

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

06 November 2014

Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest

Peter Irwin, one of the founding partners of Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc. (RWDI), has led wind engineering on many of the world’s tallest...

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Research

17 October 2016

Plot 17-18 Project: Tall Building Design in “Moscow City”

Renaissance Construction is one of the common development companies in Russia, planning to build a mixed-use project within Moscow City, a new development area along...

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Global News

19 July 2021

Boston High-Rise Tops Out

One Congress in Boston completed vertical construction at 182.9 meters. Project completion for the 43-story building is anticipated by January 2023. The project broke ground...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Sky Mile Tower

Tokyo

1700 m

5,577 ft

2

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah

1000 m

3,281 ft

3

Burj Khalifa

Dubai

828 m

2,717 ft

4

Ping An Finance Center

Shenzhen

660 m

2,165 ft

5

Merdeka PNB118

Kuala Lumpur

644 m

2,113 ft

6

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

636 m

2,087 ft

7

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

632 m

2,073 ft

8

Triple One

Seoul

620 m

2,034 ft

9

Chicago Spire

Chicago

610 m

2,000 ft

10

Miglin-Beitler Skyneedle

Chicago

610 m

2,000 ft

11

Ping An Finance Center

Shenzhen

599 m

1,965 ft

12

Lotte World Tower

Seoul

555 m

1,819 ft

13

One World Trade Center

New York City

541 m

1,776 ft

14

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou

530 m

1,739 ft

15

CITIC Tower

Beijing

528 m

1,731 ft

16

Nina Tower

Hong Kong

518 m

1,699 ft

17

Dalian Greenland Center

Dalian

518 m

1,699 ft

18

Busan Lotte Town Tower

Busan

510 m

1,674 ft

19

TAIPEI 101

Taipei

508 m

1,667 ft

20

Federation Tower Spire

Moscow

506 m

1,660 ft

21

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

Nanjing

500 m

1,640 ft

22

International Commerce Centre

Hong Kong

484 m

1,588 ft

23

7 South Dearborn

Chicago

478 m

1,567 ft

24

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

476 m

1,560 ft

25

Chengdu Greenland Tower

Chengdu

468 m

1,535 ft

26

R&F Guangdong Building

Tianjin

468 m

1,535 ft

27

Lakhta Center

St. Petersburg

462 m

1,516 ft

28

Vincom Landmark 81

Ho Chi Minh City

461 m

1,513 ft

29

Petronas Twin Tower 1

Kuala Lumpur

452 m

1,483 ft

29

Petronas Twin Tower 2

Kuala Lumpur

452 m

1,483 ft

31

Suzhou IFS

Suzhou

450 m

1,476 ft

32

Dancing Dragon Tower 1

Seoul

446 m

1,463 ft

33

The Exchange 106

Kuala Lumpur

446 m

1,462 ft

34

Nanning China Resources Tower

Nanning

445 m

1,460 ft

35

Wuhan Center Tower

Wuhan

443 m

1,454 ft

36

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

37

111 West 57th Street

New York City

435 m

1,428 ft

38

Multifunctional Highrise Complex - Akhmat Tower

Groznyj

435 m

1,427 ft

39

Haikou Tower 1

Haikou

428 m

1,404 ft

40

One Vanderbilt

New York City

427 m

1,401 ft

41

432 Park Avenue

New York City

426 m

1,397 ft

42

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Chicago

423 m

1,389 ft

43

Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower

Nanjing

420 m

1,377 ft

44

Princess Tower

Dubai

413 m

1,356 ft

45

Two International Finance Centre

Hong Kong

412 m

1,352 ft

46

Guangxi China Resources Tower

Nanning

403 m

1,321 ft

47

Guiyang International Financial Center T1

Guiyang

401 m

1,316 ft

48

23 Marina

Dubai

392 m

1,287 ft

49

30 Hudson Yards

New York City

387 m

1,270 ft

50

Block H

Seoul

386 m

1,266 ft

51

London Millennium Tower

London

386 m

1,265 ft

52

PIF Tower

Riyadh

385 m

1,263 ft

53

Shun Hing Square

Shenzhen

384 m

1,260 ft

54

Autograph Tower

Jakarta

383 m

1,256 ft

55

Plaza Rakyat Office Tower

Kuala Lumpur

382 m

1,253 ft

56

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

Abu Dhabi

381 m

1,251 ft

57

Dancing Dragon Tower 2

Seoul

378 m

1,240 ft

58

Federation Tower

Moscow

374 m

1,226 ft

59

The Address Boulevard

Dubai

370 m

1,214 ft

60

Haitian Center Tower 2

Qingdao

369 m

1,211 ft

61

Istanbul TV and Radio Tower

Istanbul

369 m

1,211 ft

62

St. Regis Chicago

Chicago

363 m

1,191 ft

63

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

361 m

1,185 ft

64

Almas Tower

Dubai

360 m

1,181 ft

65

Hanking Center

Shenzhen

359 m

1,177 ft

66

Greenland Group Suzhou Center

Suzhou

358 m

1,175 ft

67

Raffles City Chongqing T3N

Chongqing

355 m

1,163 ft

68

Raffles City Chongqing T4N

Chongqing

355 m

1,163 ft

69

OKO - Residential Tower

Moscow

354 m

1,162 ft

70

Forum 66 Tower 1

Shenyang

351 m

1,150 ft

71

Diagonal Tower

Seoul

343 m

1,127 ft

72

Four Seasons Place

Kuala Lumpur

343 m

1,124 ft

73

Sapphire Tower

Toronto

341 m

1,119 ft

74

Comcast Technology Center

Philadelphia

339 m

1,112 ft

75

Mercury City Tower

Moscow

339 m

1,112 ft

76

Taipei Twin Tower 1

Taipei

337 m

1,106 ft

77

Wilshire Grand Center

Los Angeles

335 m

1,100 ft

78

DAMAC Heights

Dubai

335 m

1,099 ft

79

Thamrin Nine Tower 1

Jakarta

334 m

1,094 ft

80

SkyWalk Residence

Seoul

333 m

1,093 ft

81

China World Tower

Beijing

330 m

1,083 ft

82

3 World Trade Center

New York City

329 m

1,079 ft

83

Zhuhai Tower

Zhuhai

329 m

1,079 ft

84

Salesforce Tower

San Francisco

326 m

1,070 ft

85

Nina Tower

Hong Kong

320 m

1,051 ft

86

Palais Royale

Mumbai

320 m

1,050 ft

87

Hermitage Plaza South Tower

Courbevoie

320 m

1,050 ft

88

Hermitage Plaza East Tower

Courbevoie

320 m

1,050 ft

89

Signature Tower

Nashville

320 m

1,050 ft

90

Sinar Mas Center 1

Shanghai

320 m

1,050 ft

91

Waterview Tower

Chicago

319 m

1,047 ft

92

Yongsan IBD Pentominium 1

Seoul

319 m

1,047 ft

92

Yongsan IBD Pentominium 2

Seoul

319 m

1,047 ft

94

New York Times Tower

New York City

319 m

1,046 ft

95

Ocean Heights

Dubai

310 m

1,017 ft

96

Menara TM

Kuala Lumpur

310 m

1,017 ft

97

Pearl River Tower

Guangzhou

309 m

1,015 ft

98

The One

Toronto

309 m

1,012 ft

99

Lokhandwala Minerva

Mumbai

307 m

1,007 ft

100

The Shard

London

306 m

1,004 ft

101

Northeast Asia Trade Tower

Incheon

305 m

1,001 ft

102

Shining Tower

Taichung

304 m

997 ft

103

One Manhattan West

New York City

304 m

996 ft

104

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

104

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

106

Greenland Center North Tower

Yinchuan

301 m

988 ft

107

Torre Costanera

Santiago

300 m

984 ft

108

The Cloud Tower 1

Seoul

300 m

984 ft

109

Comcast Center

Philadelphia

297 m

974 ft

110

Lokhandwala Minerva

Mumbai

296 m

972 ft

111

The Blade

Seoul

293 m

960 ft

112

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2

Busan

292 m

958 ft

113

220 Central Park South

New York City

290 m

950 ft

114

Plaza 66

Shanghai

288 m

945 ft

115

Guoco Tower

Singapore

284 m

931 ft

116

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

117

Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza

Zhengzhou

280 m

919 ft

118

Taipei Twin Tower 2

Taipei

280 m

919 ft

119

Torre KOI

San Pedro Garza García

279 m

916 ft

120

15 Hudson Yards

New York City

279 m

914 ft

121

Twentytwo

London

278 m

913 ft

122

The St. Regis Toronto

Toronto

277 m

908 ft

123

Scotia Tower

Toronto

275 m

902 ft

124

Guiyang International Financial Center T2

Guiyang

275 m

902 ft

125

Bahria Town ICON

Karachi

273 m

896 ft

126

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 1

Busan

273 m

895 ft

127

Aura at College Park

Toronto

272 m

892 ft

128

Taipei Nanshan Plaza

Taipei

272 m

891 ft

129

One Barangaroo

Sydney

271 m

890 ft

130

DAMAC Paramount Hotel & Residences

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

130

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 1

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

130

DAMAC Towers By Paramount, Tower 2

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

130

DAMAC Towers by Paramount, Tower 3

Dubai

268 m

879 ft

134

Nation Towers Residential Lofts

Abu Dhabi

268 m

879 ft

135

Diamond of Istanbul

Istanbul

268 m

879 ft

136

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

Nanchang

268 m

879 ft

137

10 Hudson Yards

New York City

268 m

878 ft

138

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

138

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

138

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower C

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

141

Nest One

Tashkent

267 m

874 ft

142

Eight Spruce Street

New York City

265 m

870 ft

143

Energy Tower at City Center

Midland

265 m

869 ft

144

Daswin Building

Jakarta

263 m

863 ft

145

Trump World Tower

New York City

262 m

861 ft

146

Nathani Heights

Mumbai

262 m

858 ft

147

Beijing Greenland Center

Beijing

260 m

853 ft

148

The Cloud Tower 2

Seoul

260 m

853 ft

149

Commerzbank Tower

Frankfurt am Main

259 m

850 ft

150

Meydan Beach Hotel

Dubai

259 m

849 ft

151

Park Tower

Chicago

257 m

844 ft

152

Raffles City Chongqing T5

Chongqing

256 m

839 ft

153

Raffles City Chongqing T2

Chongqing

256 m

839 ft

154

Raffles City Chongqing T4S

Chongqing

256 m

839 ft

155

Raffles City Chongqing T3S

Chongqing

256 m

839 ft

156

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

157

Burj Vista Tower 1

Dubai

255 m

835 ft

158

Shenzhen AVIC Plaza

Shenzhen

254 m

833 ft

159

Panorama Tower

Miami

252 m

827 ft

160

56 Leonard

New York City

250 m

821 ft

161

Le Phare de Quebec Tour 1

Quebec

250 m

820 ft

162

Beijing Yintai Centre - Park Tower

Beijing

250 m

820 ft

163

The Shang Salcedo

Makati

250 m

820 ft

164

181 Fremont

San Francisco

247 m

810 ft

165

Ningbo Bank of China Headquarters

Ningbo

246 m

808 ft

166

Tencent Seafront Tower 1

Shenzhen

246 m

806 ft

167

Bloomberg Tower

New York City

246 m

806 ft

168

FKI Tower

Seoul

246 m

805 ft

169

Haitian Center Tower 3

Qingdao

245 m

804 ft

170

Harmony Tower

Seoul

243 m

799 ft

171

CIBC Square II

Toronto

243 m

798 ft

172

Federation Tower - Zapad Tower

Moscow

243 m

796 ft

173

CapitaGreen

Singapore

242 m

794 ft

174

CIBC Square I

Toronto

241 m

792 ft

175

Four Seasons Hotel & Tower

Miami

240 m

789 ft

176

Altair

Colombo

240 m

787 ft

177

The Imperium at Capital Commons

Pasig

240 m

787 ft

178

Azrieli Sarona Tower

Tel Aviv

238 m

782 ft

179

Xi`an Center

Xi’an

238 m

781 ft

180

520 Park Avenue

New York City

238 m

781 ft

181

The Bow

Calgary

238 m

779 ft

182

55 Hudson Yards

New York City

237 m

779 ft

183

Madison Square Park Tower

New York City

237 m

778 ft

184

The Headquarters Business Park

Jeddah

236 m

774 ft

185

The Address Residence Sky View Tower 2

Dubai

236 m

773 ft

186

1201 Third Avenue Tower

Seattle

235 m

772 ft

187

Spire London

London

235 m

771 ft

188

WKL Hotel and Tropicana The Residences

Kuala Lumpur

235 m

771 ft

189

Torre BBVA

Mexico City

235 m

771 ft

190

St. Regis Luxury Hotel

Abu Dhabi

233 m

765 ft

191

Harbour Plaza Residences East

Toronto

233 m

764 ft

192

International Ocean Shipping Building

Shanghai

232 m

762 ft

193

609 Main at Texas

Houston

230 m

755 ft

194

The Royalton

Pasig

230 m

755 ft

195

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 103

Goyang

230 m

755 ft

195

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 105

Goyang

230 m

755 ft

197

Hilton Double Tree Sinyar Tower

Doha

230 m

755 ft

198

Elite Pavilion

Kuala Lumpur

230 m

755 ft

199

Raffles City Chongqing T1

Chongqing

229 m

750 ft

199

Raffles City Chongqing T6

Chongqing

229 m

750 ft

201

Plaza 66 Tower 2

Shanghai

228 m

749 ft

202

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 102

Goyang

225 m

738 ft

202

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 104

Goyang

225 m

738 ft

204

OKO - Office Tower

Moscow

225 m

736 ft

205

Harbour Plaza Residences West

Toronto

224 m

735 ft

206

The Drew Las Vegas

Las Vegas

224 m

735 ft

207

River Point

Chicago

223 m

732 ft

208

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 106

Goyang

221 m

725 ft

209

150 North Riverside

Chicago

221 m

724 ft

210

Newfoundland

London

220 m

721 ft

211

100 East 53rd Street

New York City

217 m

711 ft

212

Shanghai Stock Exchange of Shanghai International Financial Center

Shanghai

215 m

705 ft

213

Bay-Adelaide Centre

Toronto

215 m

704 ft

214

Valiant Tower

London

215 m

704 ft

215

Shangri-La Hotel Toronto

Toronto

214 m

702 ft

216

Ilsan Yojin Y-City Tower 101

Goyang

214 m

702 ft

217

Cross # Tower 1

Seoul

214 m

702 ft

218

Salesforce Tower

Indianapolis

214 m

701 ft

219

One Thousand Museum

Miami

213 m

699 ft

220

Podium West Tower

Mandaluyong

210 m

689 ft

221

Haitian Center Tower 1

Qingdao

210 m

689 ft

222

Pacific Century Place Jakarta

Jakarta

209 m

687 ft

223

The Residences of 488 University Avenue

Toronto

208 m

681 ft

224

Millennium Tower

Boston

208 m

681 ft

225

South Station Tower

Boston

206 m

677 ft

226

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 3

Busan

206 m

674 ft

227

Barclay Tower

New York City

205 m

673 ft

228

Four Seasons Place

Hong Kong

205 m

673 ft

229

Golden Tower

Jeddah

205 m

673 ft

230

The Massey Tower

Toronto

204 m

670 ft

231

Cross # Tower 2

Seoul

204 m

669 ft

232

1322 Golden Empire Tower

Manila

203 m

666 ft

233

Shangri-La Vancouver

Vancouver

201 m

659 ft

234

Tadawul Tower

Riyadh

200 m

656 ft

235

Mingfa Fortune Center 1

Nanjing

200 m

656 ft

236

Bay Adelaide Centre East Tower

Toronto

196 m

643 ft

237

SOCAR Tower

Baku

196 m

643 ft

238

Raheja Revanta

Gurgaon

196 m

642 ft

239

China Financial Futures Exchange of Shanghai International Financial Center

Shanghai

195 m

640 ft

240

Tencent Seafront Tower 2

Shenzhen

195 m

639 ft

241

CG Tower

Vaughan

193 m

634 ft

242

W New York Downtown Hotel & Residences

New York City

192 m

630 ft

243

Dancing Towers 1

Seoul

189 m

620 ft

243

Dancing Towers 2

Seoul

189 m

620 ft

243

Dancing Towers 3

Seoul

189 m

620 ft

246

425 5th Avenue

New York City

188 m

618 ft

247

DUO Residences

Singapore

186 m

610 ft

248

Beijing Yintai Centre - PICC Office Tower

Beijing

186 m

610 ft

248

Beijing Yintai Centre - Yintai Office Tower

Beijing

186 m

610 ft

250

1144 Fifteenth

Denver

184 m

602 ft

251

Eleven Times Square

New York City

183 m

601 ft

252

One Congress Street Tower 2

Boston

183 m

600 ft

253

Three Pacific Place

Hong Kong

182 m

597 ft

254

Le Phare de Quebec Tour 2

Quebec

180 m

591 ft

255

30 St Mary Axe

London

180 m

590 ft

256

DUO Tower

Singapore

179 m

589 ft

257

18 Blackfriars Road Residential Tower

London

179 m

586 ft

258

Eighth Avenue Place West Tower

Calgary

177 m

580 ft

259

600 3rd Avenue

New York City

174 m

570 ft

260

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 2

Chengdu

173 m

568 ft

261

Spear Tower

San Francisco

172 m

564 ft

262

L'Hotel Nina Tower

Hong Kong

170 m

559 ft

263

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

Milwaukee

169 m

554 ft

264

One Blackfriars

London

166 m

546 ft

265

Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo

Turin

166 m

545 ft

266

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 3

Chengdu

166 m

545 ft

267

1 Leadenhall

London

165 m

542 ft

268

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Hong Kong

165 m

541 ft

269

Theatre Park

Toronto

165 m

541 ft

270

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences

Nashville

164 m

539 ft

271

Bay-Adelaide Centre North Tower

Toronto

162 m

531 ft

272

ORCA Non-Residential Tower

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

273

ORCA Office Tower

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

274

Principal Tower

London

161 m

529 ft

275

The Broadgate Tower

London

161 m

529 ft

276

ORCA Residential Tower 1

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

276

ORCA Residential Tower 2

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

276

ORCA Residential Tower 3

Toronto

161 m

529 ft

279

465 North Park

Chicago

160 m

525 ft

280

Velo Tower 1

Seoul

159 m

523 ft

281

Southernwood Retail Park Block 1A

London

159 m

522 ft

282

Santa Maria

Miami

159 m

520 ft

283

Bulfinch Crossing Residential Tower

Boston

158 m

519 ft

284

Festival Tower

Toronto

157 m

514 ft

285

3001 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia

156 m

512 ft

286

552 Church

Toronto

153 m

502 ft

287

China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation of Shanghai International Financial Center

Shanghai