CTBUH Platinum Member

Buro Happold

About

Member Since: 1997

Member Offices: Bath

Website: http://www.burohappold.com

From their very first project, they have used their intricate knowledge of the industry to push the boundaries and achieve more. It is this commitment that sets them apart, that adds value, that makes them award winning.

They are at the forefront of low energy design: they deliver projects that have less carbon emissions and are more sustainable, they deliver projects that do not cost the earth.

Buro Happold understands what it takes to create a project that thrives; it takes great consideration of future use, building in the resilience that will allow it to operate for generations, it means creating something that engages communities and respects diversity.

Fields of Expertise

Building Maintenance; Civil Engineering; Computers / IT / Software; Engineering, Multi-discipline; Engineering, Other; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Protection; Façade Design / Engineering; Fire Engineering; Geotechnic / Foundations; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Security Consultancy; Structural Engineering; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

1997

Member Offices

  • Bath

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

Makkah Royal Clock Tower

601 m / 1,972 ft

2

FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

3

111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft

4

Al Hamra Tower

412.6 m / 1,354 ft

5

PIF Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

6

Three Sixty West Tower B

361.2 m / 1,185 ft

7

ADNOC Headquarters

342 m / 1,122 ft

8

Hengqin International Finance Center

337.7 m / 1,108 ft

9

Shimao International Plaza

333.3 m / 1,094 ft

10

The Index

326 m / 1,070 ft

Awards

ToHA Tower 1 Office

Winner: ToHA Tower 1 Office

Best Tall Office Building 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Anil Hira

Anil Hira

CTBUH Chapter Vice-Chair, 2015 – Present

Mumbai

Mark Lavery

Mark Lavery

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2015 – Present

Dubai

Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present

Hong Kong

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

27 May 2021

CTBUH Chicago + NYC FLC Presents The Jewel Changi Airport Presentation by Buro Happold

The new mixed-use complex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore delivers an exceptional experience for the 85 million passengers that pass through it every year....

View all

Research

17 October 2016

Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth

As cities aspire to become global metropolises, older low-rise structures are getting torn down to make room for new, often tall, buildings and neighborhoods. What...

View all

Global News

09 July 2021

Terraced Office Building Focuses on Sustainability on Every Surface

The Lankuaikei Agriculture Development (LAD) Headquarters in Shanghai will be an 11-story terraced office building conceived as an agricultural oasis in a rapidly developing urban...

View all

Associated companies

Paladino (2021)

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

India Tower

Mumbai

700 m

2,296 ft

2

Chicago Spire

Chicago

610 m

2,000 ft

3

Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Mecca

601 m

1,972 ft

4

Alrriyadah Ritz Carlton

Riyadh

494 m

1,621 ft

5

FORZA Tower

Bogota

460 m

1,509 ft

6

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

7

111 West 57th Street

New York City

435 m

1,428 ft

8

Al Hamra Tower

Kuwait City

413 m

1,354 ft

9

Suning Xinjiekou Plaza

Nanjing

388 m

1,273 ft

10

PIF Tower

Riyadh

385 m

1,263 ft

11

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

361 m

1,185 ft

12

ADNOC Headquarters

Abu Dhabi

342 m

1,122 ft

13

Hengqin International Finance Center

Zhuhai

338 m

1,108 ft

14

Shimao International Plaza

Shanghai

333 m

1,094 ft

15

The Index

Dubai

326 m

1,070 ft

16

The Landmark

Abu Dhabi

324 m

1,063 ft

17

Lamar Tower 1

Jeddah

322 m

1,056 ft

18

Fanya International Finance Building North

Kunming

318 m

1,043 ft

19

Fanya International Finance Building South

Kunming

318 m

1,043 ft

20

Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 2

Nanjing

315 m

1,033 ft

21

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

22

Varso Tower

Warsaw

310 m

1,017 ft

23

KAFD World Trade Center

Riyadh

304 m

997 ft

24

Supernova Spira

Noida

300 m

984 ft

25

NBK Tower

Kuwait City

300 m

984 ft

26

Aspire Tower

Doha

300 m

984 ft

27

Dayabumi

Kuala Lumpur

291 m

953 ft

28

One Victoria

Melbourne

282 m

926 ft

29

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

30

Icone Tower

Taguig City

275 m

902 ft

31

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

31

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

31

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower C

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

34

Al Faisaliah Center

Riyadh

267 m

876 ft

35

Suning Plaza Tower A

Xuzhou

266 m

873 ft

36

GCC Bank Headquarters

Riyadh

264 m

866 ft

37

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

38

Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 1

Nanjing

255 m

837 ft

39

Permata Sapura Tower

Kuala Lumpur

253 m

828 ft

40

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 1

Madrid

250 m

820 ft

41

The Headquarters Business Park

Jeddah

236 m

774 ft

42

Burj Daman

Dubai

235 m

771 ft

43

Samba Bank HQ Tower

Riyadh

231 m

758 ft

44

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 2

Madrid

230 m

755 ft

45

Al Faisal Tower

Doha

227 m

745 ft

46

ARO

New York City

225 m

738 ft

47

Two ICC

Mumbai

223 m

732 ft

48

InterContinental Hotel West Bay

Doha

220 m

722 ft

49

Unicredit Tower

Milan

218 m

714 ft

50

100 East 53rd Street

New York City

217 m

711 ft

51

Capital Plaza Residential Towers

Abu Dhabi

210 m

689 ft

52

Hotel America

Dubai

210 m

689 ft

52

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 3

Madrid

210 m

689 ft

54

Hudsons Tower

Detroit

207 m

680 ft

55

Zhuhai Hengqin Xinqu Ahongda Finance Tower 1

Zhuhai

200 m

656 ft

56

Capital Plaza Office Tower

Abu Dhabi

200 m

656 ft

57

One ICC

Mumbai

198 m

648 ft

58

Miami Innovation Tower

Miami

193 m

633 ft

59

Abdul Aziz Al Babtain Cultural WAQF

Kuwait City

189 m

619 ft

60

Varyap Meridian A Block

Istanbul

188 m

618 ft

61

DUO Residences

Singapore

186 m

610 ft

62

Vauxhall Cross South Tower

London

186 m

609 ft

63

ADIA Tower

Abu Dhabi

185 m

607 ft

64

Parnas Tower

Seoul

185 m

607 ft

65

Varyap Meridian C Block

Istanbul

180 m

591 ft

66

Jordan Gate Tower 1

Amman

180 m

591 ft

66

Jordan Gate Tower 2

Amman

180 m

591 ft

66

Supertech Nova East

Noida

180 m

591 ft

66

Supertech Nova West

Noida

180 m

591 ft

70

30 St Mary Axe

London

180 m

590 ft

71

DUO Tower

Singapore

179 m

589 ft

72

303 East 44th Street

New York City

179 m

588 ft

73

National Bank of Abu Dhabi Headquarters

Abu Dhabi

173 m

568 ft

74

One

Limassol

170 m

558 ft

75

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

Milwaukee

169 m

554 ft

76

SBS Broadcasting Center

Seoul

167 m

548 ft

77

Capital Plaza Sofitel Hotel

Abu Dhabi

166 m

545 ft

78

The Tower at PNC Plaza

Pittsburgh

166 m

544 ft

79

Torre Iberdrola

Bilbao

165 m

541 ft

80

American Copper Buildings West Tower

New York City

165 m

540 ft

81

Varyap Meridian E Block

Istanbul

164 m

538 ft

82

Southernwood Retail Park Block 1A

London

159 m

522 ft

83

Kaishengyuan Plaza Tower A

Harbin

159 m

521 ft

83

Kaishengyuan Plaza Tower B

Harbin

159 m

521 ft

85

Q22 Tower

Warsaw

155 m

509 ft

86

Morpheus

Macau

154 m

504 ft

87

Vauxhall Cross North Tower

London

151 m

496 ft

88

Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre

Nur-Sultan

150 m

492 ft

89

PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Residential Tower

Riyadh

149 m

489 ft

90

BurJuman Centre

Dubai

148 m

486 ft

91

Commercialbank Plaza Tower

Doha

148 m

486 ft

92

Book Tower

Detroit

145 m

475 ft

93

American Copper Buildings East Tower

New York City

143 m

470 ft

94

Oxford Tower

Warsaw

139 m

456 ft

95

PPA 30 Parcel 3.09

Riyadh

138 m

453 ft

96

2 Trafalgar Way, Building 2

London

138 m

451 ft

97

Grove Tower 1

Mumbai

136 m

446 ft

98

500 Folsom

San Francisco

133 m

435 ft

99

Ferry Island Building 1 North Tower

London

129 m

423 ft

100

RWE Turm

Essen

127 m

417 ft

101

Glasgow Tower

Glasgow

127 m

417 ft

102

The Stage

London

126 m

413 ft

103

PP 10 Parcel 4.08

Riyadh

126 m

413 ft

104

PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Office Tower

Riyadh

125 m

410 ft

105

Faria Lima B32 Office Tower

São Paulo

123 m

404 ft

106

Chelsea Waterfront-West Tower

London

123 m

402 ft

107

Port Baku Business Center

Baku

120 m

394 ft

108

Supertech Astralis

Noida

120 m

394 ft

109

Grove Tower 2

Mumbai

119 m

391 ft

110

Jameson House

Vancouver

119 m

389 ft

111

33-49 Des Voeux Road West

Hong Kong

116 m

381 ft

112

ToHa Tower 1

Tel Aviv

110 m

362 ft

113

NOMA-Angel Gardens

Manchester

110 m

361 ft

114

2 Trafalgar Way, Building 3

London

109 m

358 ft

115

The Helix

Arlington

108 m

354 ft

116

Zorlu Center Hotel Tower

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

116

Zorlu Center Tower A

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

116

Zorlu Center Tower B

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

116

Zorlu Center Tower C

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

120

LINEA

Chicago

106 m

348 ft

121

PP 10 Parcel 2.14

Riyadh

105 m

344 ft

122

One Horizon Center

Gurgaon

104 m

341 ft

123

UŠĆE Office Tower 2

Belgrade

104 m

341 ft

124

The Power Station

London

104 m

341 ft

125

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 3

Arlington

102 m

336 ft

126

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 2

Arlington

102 m

335 ft

127

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 1

Arlington

102 m

333 ft

128

888 Boylston Street

Boston

99 m

325 ft

129

Canaletto

London

96 m

314 ft

130

LKF Square

Macau

94 m

308 ft

131

Varso 2

Warsaw

90 m

295 ft

132

2 Trafalgar Way, Building 1

London

87 m

287 ft

133

BankMed HQ

Beirut

87 m

285 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 20 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,234 other buildings of the same 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.

133

MEBE One Khimki Plaza

Khimki

87 m

285 ft

135

Chelsea Waterfront East Tower

London

85 m

279 ft

136

PPA 30 Parcel 5.01

Riyadh

83 m

272 ft

137

Varyap Meridian B Block

Istanbul

82 m

269 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,139 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.

137

Varyap Meridian D Block

Istanbul

82 m

269 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,139 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.

139

Mount Parker Residences

Hong Kong

82 m

268 ft

140

PP 10 Parcel 4.07

Riyadh

81 m

266 ft

140

Varso 1

Warsaw

81 m

266 ft

142

Porsche Design Tower

Frankfurt am Main

80 m

262 ft

143

East Bank UAL London College of Fashion

London

80 m

261 ft

144

Brill Place Tower

London

78 m

256 ft

145

Museum of The Future

Dubai

78 m

255 ft

146

PPA 30 Parcel 5.06

Riyadh

77 m

253 ft

147

CandleHouse

Leeds

73 m

240 ft

148

The Cube

Birmingham

72 m

237 ft

149

One Angel Square

Manchester

68 m

221 ft

150

Baltyk Tower

Poznan

65 m

213 ft

151

101 Whitechapel High Street

London

63 m

205 ft

152

Southernwood Retail Park Hotel

London

54 m

178 ft

153

Oxo Tower Wharf

London

53 m

175 ft

154

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower A

Riyadh

49 m

160 ft

155

Southernwood Retail Park Block 1B

London

47 m

155 ft

156

Southernwood Retail Park Block 2A

London

41 m

133 ft

157

Trafalgar Place

London

36 m

119 ft

158

PP 10 Parcel 2.09

Riyadh

35 m

113 ft

159

The Financial Plaza

Riyadh

27 m

88 ft

160

PVN Tower

Hanoi

- m

- ft

161

Monroe Block Office Tower

Detroit

- m

- ft

162

West Harbin Station Tower 1

Harbin

- m

- ft

162

West Harbin Station Tower 2

Harbin

- m

- ft

164

Monroe Block Residential Tower

Detroit

- m

- ft

165

Globe Road Tower 1

Leeds

- m

- ft

166

Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 1

Novorossiysk

- m

- ft

166

Ashley Road East

London

- m

- ft

166

Ferry Island Building 1 South Tower

London

- m

- ft

169

North Island Tower

London

- m

- ft

169

Whitehall Road Tower

Leeds

- m

- ft

171

Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 2

Novorossiysk

- m

- ft

172

Welbourne Plot Tower

London

- m

- ft

173

Ashley Road West

London

- m

- ft

174

Globe Road Tower 2

Leeds

- m

- ft

174

Globe Road Tower 3

Leeds

- m

- ft

174

PPA 30 Parcel 2.08

Riyadh

- m

- ft

177

Ferry Island Building 2

London

- m

- ft

177

Sir Michael Uren Hub

London

- m

- ft

179

Lankuaikei Agriculture Development Headquarters

Shanghai

- m

- ft

180

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower B

Riyadh

- m

- ft

180

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower C

Riyadh

- m

- ft

182

Maryah Plaza Hotel Tower

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

182

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 1

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

182

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 2

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

182

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 3

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (33%), 42 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (76%), 82 Buildings

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

Total: 127 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 108 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 127 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.

 

Ctbuh Leaders At Buro Happold

CTBUH Chapter Vice-Chair, 2015 – Present

Anil Hira

Director, Buro Happold

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2015 – Present

Mark Lavery

Director, Buro Happold

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present

Richard Marshall

Partner and Managing Director Asia, Buro Happold

CTBUH Chicago Chapter, 2021 – Present

Suzanne Provanzana

Associate Principal, Buro Happold

27 May 2021 | Chicago

CTBUH Chicago + NYC FLC Presents The Jewel Changi Airport Presentation by Buro Happold

The new mixed-use complex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore delivers an exceptional experience for the 85 million passengers that pass through it every year....

29 January 2018 | London

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 2c - Q&A

Robert Cotter, Jersey City; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; and Craig Schwitter, BuroHappold Engineering, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York...

26 October 2015 | New York City

The High Line Effect

Density and development come in many forms – not all of them tall. One of the most successful development initiatives undertaken in New York City...

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

Seismic Action Reduction in Supertall Building Design

Per building design practice in China, structural engineer will carry on more detailed analysis in design development stage when schematic design is approved. For a...

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 06 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 06 Questions & Answers session with speakers Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues – Thai Co. Ltd.; Chunhe (Henry) Li, Buro Happold;...

21 September 2012 | Shanghai

Office Tower Configuration and Control for Natural Ventilation

The use of natural ventilation in office towers has been met with resistance and skepticism due to perceived and real issues relating to climate, comfort,...

20 September 2012 | Shanghai

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings

In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic...

10 October 2011 | Seoul

What if Every Act of Design and Construction Makes the World a Better Place?

Woods Bagot and Buro Happold have partnered in the development of an interactive design software platform which tracks energy and carbon footprints for design solutions...

17 October 2016

Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth

Kate Ascher & Sabrina Uffer, BuroHappold Engineering

As cities aspire to become global metropolises, older low-rise structures are getting torn down to make room for new, often tall, buildings and neighborhoods. What...

26 October 2015

The High Line Effect

Kate Ascher & Sabina Uffer, BuroHappold Engineering

Density and development come in many forms – not all of them tall. One of the most successful development initiatives undertaken in New York City...

26 October 2015

Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues

Mark Lavery, Tim Kelly & Anil Hira

As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this interdependency was once limited...

26 October 2015

Structural Fire Design and Approval of a 156m Tall High-End Residential Building in Abu Dhabi

Florian M. Block, Felix Summers, David Black & Tad-Song Koh, BuroHappold Engineering

The tower has an external mega-frame with four story long exposed bracing members. A high quality finish to the diagonals was critical and 3h fire...

16 September 2014

Seismic Action Reduction in Supertall Building Design

Chunhe (Henry) Li & Yiyuan Zhang, Buro Happold

Per building design practice in China, structural engineer will carry on more detailed analysis in design development stage when schematic design is approved. For a...

01 November 2012

A Proposal to Create an Energy-Producing Megatall for Kunming, China

Thomas Kraubitz, Buro Happold

China’s fast-growing urban population and need for sustainable energy sources require alternative development ideas. The Krafthaus, which combines an energy-producing solar tower with an environmentally...

20 September 2012

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings

Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics; Mark Lavery, Buro Happold

In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic...

19 September 2012

Office Tower Configuration and Control for Natural Ventilation

Matthew Herman, Jeremy Snyder & Denzil Gallagher, Buro Happold

The use of natural ventilation in office towers has been met with resistance and skepticism due to perceived and real issues relating to climate, comfort,...

19 September 2012

Innovative Solutions to Complex Geometric Forms in Tall Buildings

Mark Lavery, Buro Happold & Spencer Robinson, Camden Mill

There is an trend in tall buildings towards ever more complex geometric forms, as clients and architects look to distinguish their buildings. That such buildings...

20 October 2003

Integrated Structural Fire Design for High Rise Buildings

Young Wong & Neal Butterworth, Buro Happold FEDRA

This paper presents a fire safety design approach integrating evacuation, structural performance, fire fighting and fire safety management. An integrated performance based design with time...

30 July 2020

CTBUH In The Media: The Future of Skyscrapers: A Mile High, Slimmer Than Ever and Made from Wood

History does not want for dizzying fantasies of tall buildings. From the Tower of Babel onwards, humanity has dreamed of ever-more wondrous skyscrapers, whether we...

30 July 2020

CTBUH In The Media: The Future of Skyscrapers: A Mile High, Slimmer Than Ever and Made from Wood

History does not want for dizzying fantasies of tall buildings. From the Tower of Babel onwards, humanity has dreamed of ever-more wondrous skyscrapers, whether we...

11 September 2019

Detroit’s Historic Book Tower Undergoing Major Redevelopment

ODA-Architecture out of New York City has been hired as design architect for the Book Tower and Book Building redevelopment on Washington Boulevard in downtown...

26 August 2019

Warsaw’s Varso Tower Rises Past 75 Meters

The Varso Place complex, named after Varsovia, the Latin name for Warsaw, is being built next to the capital’s central station. Three buildings will be...

06 August 2019

London Skyscraper in Question as Investor Pulls Out

Asian developer Perennial Real Estate Holdings has dealt a blow to Eric Parry Architects’ approved plans to build the tallest building in the City of...

16 July 2019

Planning Permission for Proposed Tower Rejected by London Mayor

London mayor Sadiq Khan has refused the Foster + Partners designed Tulip Tower saying the 304-meter-tall tourist attraction could harm the city’s skyline. Overturning the...

27 March 2019

Tulip Tower Set for City of London Approval

City of London planning officers have recommended approval for Foster + Partners’ opinion-splitting Tulip on a site next to the Gherkin. The planned 305-meter-tall tourist...

01 March 2019

As One Chicago Lakefront Project Gets a New Deadline, Another is Announced

The owner of the Chicago Spire site could have another year to begin developing the lakefront site, four months after a downtown alderman rejected a...

02 January 2019

Vauxhall Skyscraper Duo Gets the Greenlight in London

Zaha Hadid Architects has received the go-ahead for their Vauxhall Cross Island towers, a duo of skyscrapers sited adjacent to Vauxhall Station. The scheme, which...

06 December 2018

Fastest elevators in Brazil set to be installed at the Birmann 32 building in São Paulo

The fastest elevators in Brazil are set to be installed at the Birmann 32 office building on Faria Lima Avenue in São Paulo, announced thyssenkrup...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving BuroHappold

CTBUH New York Tours ARO

20 June 2018

CTBUH New York attended a tour of the ARO building, known for its avant-garde approach to maximizing space and providing direct outdoor access for its residents.

CTBUH New York Debates: Has New York Built Too Tall?

01 March 2018

The New York "Future Leaders" Committee recently debated whether NYC has built too tall. The two sides discussed current challenges to development as well as future considerations.

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

29 January 2018

The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

29 October 2017

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

CTBUH New York Hosts Summer Social

31 August 2017

The CTBUH New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted a sold-out Summer Social, this year hosted by BuroHappold Engineering.

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.