CTBUH Silver Member

Front Inc.

About

Member Since: 2019

Member Offices: Hong Kong, London, New York City

Website: https://www.frontinc.com/

Established in 2002, Front is a specialist façade consulting and engineering practice with offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Hong Kong. We are a cross-disciplinary group of creative individuals with professional backgrounds in Architecture and Engineering. We work with owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, contractors, testing facilities and fabricators in a collaborative fashion. We are specialists in architectural façade systems for new and retrofit construction, including curtain wall, bespoke cladding systems and the use of structural glass, fabrics and related lightweight structures deploying a wide palette of materials. Our work ranges in size and complexity and includes large-scale high-rise projects, public and cultural institutions, additions to historically sensitive sites, as well as custom designed work for retail and private residences

Fields of Expertise

Façade Design / Engineering

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

Tower Fifth

474.4 m / 1,556 ft

2

PIF Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

3

Salesforce Tower

326.1 m / 1,070 ft

4

MahaNakhon

314 m / 1,030 ft

5

262 Fifth Avenue

304.7 m / 1,000 ft

6

Lusail Plaza Tower 3

300.7 m / 986 ft

7

Lusail Plaza Tower 4

300.7 m / 986 ft

8

Angkasa Raya

268 m / 879 ft

9

10 Hudson Yards

267.7 m / 878 ft

10

80 Flatbush

256 m / 840 ft

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Tower Fifth

New York City

474 m

1,556 ft

2

World Business Center Solomon Tower

Busan

408 m

1,339 ft

3

PIF Tower

Riyadh

385 m

1,263 ft

4

Equator Tower

Kuala Lumpur

380 m

1,247 ft

5

Salesforce Tower

San Francisco

326 m

1,070 ft

6

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

7

262 Fifth Avenue

New York City

305 m

1,000 ft

8

Lusail Plaza Tower 3

Doha

301 m

986 ft

8

Lusail Plaza Tower 4

Doha

301 m

986 ft

10

Angkasa Raya

Kuala Lumpur

268 m

879 ft

11

10 Hudson Yards

New York City

268 m

878 ft

12

80 Flatbush

New York City

256 m

840 ft

13

Brookfield Place Tower One

Calgary

247 m

810 ft

14

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

Shenzhen

246 m

806 ft

15

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Astana

Astana

242 m

794 ft

16

CCTV Headquarters

Beijing

234 m

768 ft

17

Perth+ West Tower

Perth

220 m

722 ft

18

Shenzhen Energy Headquarters North Tower

Shenzhen

218 m

715 ft

19

Lusail Plaza Tower 1

Doha

216 m

708 ft

19

Lusail Plaza Tower 2

Doha

216 m

708 ft

21

Museum Plaza

Louisville

212 m

696 ft

22

Atlantic Yards Building 1

New York City

189 m

620 ft

23

Space Needle

Seattle

184 m

605 ft

24

Strata Tower

New York City

168 m

551 ft

25

Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

Las Vegas

164 m

539 ft

26

TVCC

Beijing

159 m

522 ft

27

Morpheus

Macau

154 m

504 ft

28

Reforma 342

Mexico City

152 m

499 ft

29

100 Flatbush

New York City

147 m

482 ft

30

CassaNY

New York City

146 m

478 ft

31

Project R6

Seoul

144 m

472 ft

32

500 Folsom

San Francisco

133 m

435 ft

33

Evo at Cira Centre South

Philadelphia

130 m

427 ft

34

CHOP Roberts Center for Pediatric Research Building 1

Philadelphia

114 m

375 ft

35

Shenzhen Energy Headquarters South Tower

Shenzhen

111 m

365 ft

36

300 Ashland

New York City

111 m

364 ft

37

The 13

Macau

96 m

315 ft

38

Perth+ East Tower

Perth

87 m

284 ft

39

RB12

Rio de Janeiro

85 m

279 ft

40

100 11th Avenue

New York City

81 m

265 ft

41

Five Manhattan West

New York City

80 m

262 ft

42

Rothschild Bank Headquarters

London

75 m

247 ft

43

Cooper Square Hotel

New York City

73 m

239 ft

44

Terrace House

Vancouver

71 m

233 ft

45

Shinsegae International

Seoul

69 m

226 ft

46

San Francisco International Airport Traffic Control Tower

South San Francisco

67 m

221 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T1

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T2

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T3

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T5

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T6

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

47

Linked Hybrid T9

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

53

Opus Hong Kong

Hong Kong

60 m

197 ft

54

Linked Hybrid T8

Beijing

60 m

197 ft

55

Seattle Central Library

Seattle

60 m

196 ft

56

HL23

New York City

54 m

176 ft

57

The New Museum

New York City

53 m

174 ft

58

Linked Hybrid T7

Beijing

45 m

146 ft

59

Media Tower 1

Doha

- m

- ft

60

Alai Siete

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Cinco

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Cuatro

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Dos

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Seis

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Tres

Cancún

- m

- ft

60

Alai Uno

Cancún

- m

- ft

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Front Inc.

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.