CTBUH Silver Member

JAHN

About

Member Since: 1999

Member Offices: Chicago

Since 1979, the firm has carried the name Murphy/Jahn. After 55 years, they will be known from today on as JAHN.

As a professional group of architects and designers, they work with the best engineers, consultants, and builders to practice the architecture of responsibility, integrity, and authenticity.

Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido and Helmut Jahn share the design leadership of an experienced and talented staff interested in pushing the limits and looking into the future.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Contributor

Member Since

1999

Member Offices

  • Chicago

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower

419.8 m / 1,377 ft

2

Leatop Plaza

302.7 m / 993 ft

3

One Liberty Place

288 m / 945 ft

4

Chase Tower

264.6 m / 868 ft

5

Water Tower Place

261.9 m / 859 ft

6

Two Liberty Place

258.5 m / 848 ft

7

MesseTurm

256.5 m / 842 ft

8

CitySpire

248.1 m / 814 ft

9

Aufzugstestturm

246 m / 807 ft

10

50 West

237.3 m / 779 ft

Awards

Post Tower

Winner: Post Tower

10 Year Award 2014

Ctbuh Leaders

Sergio Valentini

Sergio Valentini

CTBUH Young Professionals Committee, Chicago, 2011 – 2013

Chicago

Francisco J. Gonzalez-Pulido

Francisco J. Gonzalez-Pulido

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016

Chicago

Helmut Jahn

Helmut Jahn

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

19 October 2016

Local Urbanism - High-Rise Building Design in the Development of High Density Cities

This project is located in the Tianhe district of Guangzhou, which is the area with the highest density in the city. There are Linhe village...

Research

28 April 2017

Debating Tall: Replace the Thomson Center?

Chicago’s drum-shaped, 17-story James R. Thompson Center, with its soaring atrium and extensive glazing, has been criticized for poor temperature control and spatial inefficiency, and...

Global News

15 July 2019

Tech Giant to Expand Into Chicago’s West Loop

Downtown Chicago’s booming tech scene is in for another big jump. Accenture will be expanding into seven floors of the newly named Accenture Tower, bringing...

Associated companies

Murphy/Jahn Architects (2012)

C.F. Murphy Associates (1981)

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

27 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 38 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 18 Buildings

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

 
 

*Based on 57 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.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.