CTBUH Silver Member

COOKFOX Architects

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.cookfox.com/

Founded in 2003 by Rick Cook and Bob Fox, COOKFOX is devoted to designing beautiful, environmentally responsible, high-performance buildings and are the first architectural firm to have designed three LEED Platinum projects in New York City.

Rick Cook and Bob Fox have built a team of passionate, talented professionals who are pursuing a transformative vision: beautiful design shaped by a strong connection to place, the highest standards of sustainability, and a commitment to excellence enriched by the collaborative process.

COOKFOX seeks out projects of all scales and building types, engaging in those through which they can explore inventive responses to environmental and social issues. Working as a team with clients, they reconnect buildings with the systems that support life, enabling their projects to make a positive impact today and benefit generations to come.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • New York City

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

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

2

25 Park Row

214 m / 702 ft

3

City Point Tower II

157.1 m / 515 ft

4

855 6th Avenue

152.2 m / 499 ft

5

One South First

132.6 m / 435 ft

6

City Point Tower I

110 m / 361 ft

7

301 East 50th Street

104.4 m / 342 ft

8

Ariel West

103.6 m / 340 ft

9

1001 Water

90.4 m / 296 ft

10

1011 East Cumberland Avenue

82.9 m / 272 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

15 February 2016

Monthly Video: Richard Cook

Richard Cook, Partner, COOKFOX Architects, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the architecture of New York and the new approach to the fifth facade, the...

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Research

17 October 2016

Toward the Future City: An Ethical Design Philosophy for Urban Habitats

Ever taller skyscrapers, increased density, and global interconnectivity are creating new pressures and complexities in both the urban environment and the public space. Contemporary attitudes...

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Global News

12 November 2020

First Phase Nearly Complete of New Neighborhood in Tampa

Construction on Water Street Tampa, a new downtown neighborhood, started in 2016 and project leaders say the first phase is almost finished. There are about...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Bank of America Tower

New York City

366 m

1,200 ft

2

Raymond Properties Tower 1

Boston

216 m

709 ft

3

25 Park Row

New York City

214 m

702 ft

4

City Point Tower II

New York City

157 m

515 ft

5

855 6th Avenue

New York City

152 m

499 ft

6

One South First

New York City

133 m

435 ft

7

St. John`s Terminal-Pier 40 Tower 1

New York City

128 m

420 ft

8

City Point Tower I

New York City

110 m

361 ft

9

301 East 50th Street

New York City

104 m

342 ft

10

Ariel West

New York City

104 m

340 ft

11

1001 Water

Tampa

90 m

296 ft

12

1011 East Cumberland Avenue

Tampa

83 m

272 ft

13

550 Vanderbilt Avenue

New York City

62 m

202 ft

14

535 Carlton Avenue

New York City

59 m

193 ft

15

St. John`s Terminal-Pier 40 Tower 2

New York City

- m

- ft

15

St. John`s Terminal-Pier 40 Tower 3

New York City

- m

- ft

15

St. John`s Terminal-Pier 40 Tower 4

New York City

- m

- ft

15

St. John`s Terminal-Pier 40 Tower 5

New York City

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (67%), 8 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (91%), 10 Buildings

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

Total: 12 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 11 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 12 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.

 

15 February 2016 | New York City

Monthly Video: Richard Cook

Richard Cook, Partner, COOKFOX Architects, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the architecture of New York and the new approach to the fifth facade, the...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 1c - Q&A

Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Viñoly Architects; Richard Cook, COOKFOX Architects; and James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session...

26 October 2015 | New York City

The Fifth Façade: Designing Nature into the City

New York’s most iconic buildings, the early 20th-Century high rises, were designed as aspirational symbols of urban life with carefully sculpted forms that mediate between...

26 October 2015 | New York City

Interview: Richard Cook

Richard Cook of COOKFOX Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Richard discusses...

20 December 2012 | Chicago

Future Vision: Where is the tall building heading in the future and what will the next generation of supertall

Industry leaders answering this question include: Alex Whitbread, FCB Studios; K.J. Kim, Samsung C & T; William Pedersen, KPF; Richard Cook, Cook + Fox Architects;...

20 December 2012 | Chicago

The Past: What have been the most striking tall building developments in the past 10 years?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Engineers; Peng Beng Khoo & Belinda Huang, ARC Studio Architecture + Urbanism; Lawrence Pak, Singapore...

18 October 2012 | Chicago

2012 Awards - Introduction & Welcome

Antony Wood (CTBUH Executive Director), Timothy Johnson (CTBUH Chairman), and Rick Cook (Awards Chair) welcome delegates and open the 3rd Annual Awards Symposium.

21 October 2010 | Chicago

Interview: Bank of America

Richard Cook of Cook + Fox Architects is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2010 CTBUH Awards Symposium at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago....

21 October 2010 | Chicago

Best Tall Building Americas: The Bank of America Tower: High Performance Design, Health & Productivity

Lisa Shpritz, Senior Vice President, Bank of America, and Richard Cook, Partner, Cook + Fox Architects. Bank of America Tower has produced a high level...

21 October 2010 | Chicago

CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Dinner

The 9th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago....

17 October 2016

Toward the Future City: An Ethical Design Philosophy for Urban Habitats

Jared Gilbert, COOKFOX Architects

Ever taller skyscrapers, increased density, and global interconnectivity are creating new pressures and complexities in both the urban environment and the public space. Contemporary attitudes...

26 October 2015

The Fifth Façade: Designing Nature into the City

Rick Cook & Jared Gilbert, COOKFOX Architects

New York’s most iconic buildings, the early 20th-Century high rises, were designed as aspirational symbols of urban life with carefully sculpted forms that mediate between...

03 March 2008

Provocations: Sustainable Architecture Today

Robert F. Fox, Jr., Cook + Fox Architects

Through four case studies – 4 Times Square, the Battery Park City Guidelines, The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, and PlaNYC2030 –...

12 November 2020

First Phase Nearly Complete of New Neighborhood in Tampa

Construction on Water Street Tampa, a new downtown neighborhood, started in 2016 and project leaders say the first phase is almost finished. There are about...

12 November 2020

First Phase Nearly Complete of New Neighborhood in Tampa

Construction on Water Street Tampa, a new downtown neighborhood, started in 2016 and project leaders say the first phase is almost finished. There are about...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving COOKFOX Architects

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.

Brooklyn Urban and Construction Tour

28 October 2015

CTBUH 2015 delegates toured City Point Complex, Barclays Center, and 461 Dean Street which have impacted the cityscape of Brooklyn.

4 Times Square + Bank of America Tower Sustainable Tech Tour

28 October 2015

CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 4 Times Square and Bank of America Tower which are a fantastic look at two generations of towers that focus on sustainability and quality of environment.

Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour

29 January 2015

The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.