Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Arcadis

717 Olympic

717 Olympic, Los Angeles

717 Olympic offers tenants exclusive access to the rooftop observation deck, spa, pool, and exercise facilities.

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago

Lurie Children's Hospital is one of the top pediatric providers in the Midwest, and is affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Bangkok Central Embassy Hotel

Bangkok Central Embassy Hotel, Bangkok

Located within the former gardens of the British Embassy, the design draws on motifs and patterns found in traditional Thai architecture.

Ciputra World Jakarta 1

Ciputra World Jakarta 1, Jakarta

This mega-project is a superblock project consisting of a shopping mall, office building, residence building, and 5-star hotel.

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower, Jeddah

Jeddah Tower reaches new heights as the first building to surpass the 1,000 meter mark while standing as an icon for the country of Saudi Arabia.

Jing An Kerry Centre

Jing An Kerry Centre, Shanghai

Jing An Kerry Centre draws upon the socioeconomic wellspring of public transit to activate an iconic mixed-use mega-project in Shanghai.

Lotte Center

Lotte Center, Hanoi

Designed with a formal reference to the "ao dai," a Vietnamese long dress, the Lotte Center is two towers connected by a central atrium running the full height of the building.

NEO Bankside

NEO Bankside, London

Its four hexagonal pavilions have been arranged to provide residents with generous accommodation, stunning views and maximum daylight.

Naberezhnaya Tower Block C

Naberezhnaya Tower Block C, Moscow

The Naberezhnaya Towers consist of three Class-A office towers with a modern design, located in the heart of the city.

One Museum Park

One Museum Park, Chicago

Museum Park is a complex of multiple residential towers within the Central Station development at the southern edge of Grant Park across from Museum Campus.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.

Signature Tower Jakarta

Signature Tower Jakarta, Jakarta

The regular form of the tower, with notched corners, provides a straight forward and efficient planning platform for tenants to utilize.

The Interlace

The Interlace, Singapore

Designed for integration through the scissoring and overlapping forms, the Interlace creates the best of horizontal and vertical living.

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About Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

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Arcadis Connected Global News

Council Visit Reveals Insights on “World’s Next Tallest” Construction Progress in Jeddah

Council Visit Reveals Insights on “World’s Next Tallest” Construction Progress in Jeddah

30 May 2017, Jeddah – CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood was recently invited to visit the construction…

Developers Highlight Job Opportunities at Jeddah City Development

Developers Highlight Job Opportunities at Jeddah City Development

19 May 2017, Jeddah – The developer of the under-construction Jeddah Tower has reiterated the importance of the…

New Renderings Unveiled for LA’s Future 3rd Tallest Building

New Renderings Unveiled for LA’s Future 3rd Tallest Building

26 Apr 2017, Los Angeles – New renderings have emerged for Figueroa Centre in Downtown Los Angeles. The tower…

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Council Visit Reveals Insights on “World’s Next Tallest” Construction Progress in Jeddah
30 May 2017 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood was recently invited to visit the construction site of Jeddah Tower, poised to become the world’s tallest tower and the first 1,…
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Developers Highlight Job Opportunities at Jeddah City Development
19 May 2017 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The developer of the under-construction Jeddah Tower has reiterated the importance of the upcoming Jeddah Economic City and accompanying tower projects to Saudi Vision…
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New Renderings Unveiled for LA’s Future 3rd Tallest Building
26 Apr 2017 – Los Angeles, United States
New renderings have emerged for Figueroa Centre in Downtown Los Angeles. The tower could become the third tallest building in Los Angeles, following the topped-out…
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66-Story Tower Proposed for Downtown Los Angeles
30 Mar 2017 – Los Angeles, United States
An architecture firm has released renderings of a new 66-story-tall mixed-use tower proposed for Downtown Los Angeles. the project would bring 200 condominium units and a…
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Cladding Installation Continues on Topped Out Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin
20 Mar 2017 – Tianjin, China
Cladding is climbing on the Goldin Finance 117 following its topping out in 2015. Like other major Asian skyscrapers, this tower is designed to be the center of a new CBD…
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Dueling Construction Timelines Create Competition for World’s Tallest Structure
20 Dec 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The race to the top has just gotten tighter, with two rising structures in the Middle East battling for the world's tallest title. In a recent interview, CTBUH…
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New Renderings Revealed for Oceanwide Plaza in Los Angeles
28 Oct 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
Earlier this week, Oceanwide Real Estate Group revealed plans and renderings for the addition of a new hotel to be located at the currently under-construction Oceanwide…
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Construction Progressing on London's Scalpel
14 Sep 2016 – London, United Kingdom
Currently under construction, the 39-story tower at 52-54 Lime Street – known as The Scalpel – will climb 192 meters above the City of London, culminating with a peaked…
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73-Story Office Tower Up for Sale in Hong Kong
24 Aug 2016 – Hong Kong, China
A property firm has put up for sale one of its marquee office towers, located in the old Central District of Hong Kong. The Center, a 73-story office building, could…
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Jin Mao Tower’s New Skywalk Prepares to Open in Shanghai
27 Jul 2016 – Shanghai, China
A skywalk will soon be opening along the outside of the 88th floor of the Jin Mao Tower in Lujiazui. It is thought to be the highest fenceless, all transparent walkway…
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Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Nears Completion in Chicago
12 Jul 2016 – Chicago, United States
Work is wrapping up on the new home for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, soon to be Streeterville’s newest medical building. With construction progressing on time…
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Future World’s Tallest is 20 Percent Complete
16 Mar 2016 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, which is set to be the world’s tallest building, is over 20 percent complete, according to developers. The planned one-kilometer tower has…
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Developer Secures New Funding to Complete Jeddah Tower
30 Nov 2015 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The developer behind Jeddah Tower, set to become the world’s tallest building, has secured new funding to complete its construction. A $2.23 billion fund has been…
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Goldin Finance 117 Tops Out in Tianjin
24 Sep 2015 – Tianjin, China
Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin, the fourth largest city in China, has topped out at 597 meters. The building is among the tallest skyscrapers currently under construction…
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Video Explores Singapore’s Next Tallest Building
8 Jul 2015 – Singapore, Singapore
A video documenting what will be Singapore’s tallest building upon completion has been revealed by developers Guocoland, exploring the 290-meter tower in more detail. The…
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Kolkata’s Future Tallest Residential Skyscraper Formally Launched
3 Jun 2015 – Kolkata, India
A consortium of four builders is set to formally launch Kolkata’s tallest residential tower – a 62-story skyscraper on Chowringhee Road. The building, known as The 42,…
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Elevator Installation Prep Begins at Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower
11 May 2015 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Elevator installation preparations have begun at the 1000-plus-meter Kingdom Tower. This work, as well as the eventual installation of the elevator cars, will then…
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$700 Million Mixed-Use Project Launched in Sabah Al Ahmed Sea City
11 Mar 2015 – Sabah Al Ahmed Sea City, Kuwait
A Kuwait-based developer has launched the Al Khiran development, a new $700 million mixed-use project in Sabah Al Ahmed Sea City, which will consist of two high-rise…
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Work Begins on Merchant Square Tower in London
7 Jan 2015 – London, United Kingdom
Construction work is getting underway on 1 Merchant Square. Colloquially known as "The Cucumber", the 149.7-meter, 42-floor tower will contain 222 luxury flats, a hotel…
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Skanska Signs Contract to Construct London’s Scalpel
10 Dec 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Skanska has signed a £198 million (US $310 million) contract to build a new landmark office tower at 52 Lime Street in London. The project, dubbed "the Scalpel", is to…
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Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower to Utilize World’s Tallest Construction Crane
19 Sep 2014 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Kingdom Tower, poised to be the world's tallest tower upon completion, has reached an important milestone in the project that will set another new world record — the…
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Lotte Center Opens in Hanoi
29 Aug 2014 – Hanoi, Vietnam
Five years after its groundbreaking, Lotte Center Hanoi, the 272-meter-high skyscraper in Hanoi constructed by Lotte Group, is finally ready to open on Vietnam’s National…
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Phase One Opens at Bangkok Central Embassy
25 Aug 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand
Construction continues on the Bangkok Central Embassy, with an expected overall completion date in late 2014, and a hotel opening in 2015. Having nearly reached full…
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New Technologies Emerge for Elevators in Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower
2 Jul 2014 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
There's no doubt that Saudi Arabia’s 3,280-foot (1,000 meter)-tall Kingdom Tower will be a luxury experience. As it turns out, even the elevators will be VIP. The Kone-…
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Allianz Report Sets Out Risks of Supertall Towers
26 Jun 2014 – London, United Kingdom
With values often exceeding $1 billion, the latest “supertall” (300 meters plus) or “megatall” (600 meters plus) buildings pose new challenges for insurers as well as for…
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First Pre-Certified LEED Platinum Office Tower Unveiled in Thane
25 Jun 2014 – Thane, India
DIL Limited Venture has announced the development of Thane One, an Information Technology/Information Technology Enabled Services (IT/ITES) business hub in Thane,…
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KONE Wins Kingdom Tower Lift Job
5 Jun 2014 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Economic Co., the developer of the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, has selected KONE as the vertical transportation provider to deliver the world's fastest and…
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Bangkok Central Embassy Hotel Rises
22 May 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand
Construction continues on the 30-story, 5-star hotel tower at Bangkok Central Embassy, while the 7-story retail podium of the tower recently celebrated its opening. The…
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Above-Ground Work to Start on Kingdom Tower
21 Mar 2014 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Above-ground work on the 1-kilometer-tall Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will begin next month, according to Building Design. Construction will start on April 27…
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Residential Tower in Downtown Indianapolis Clears City Funding
7 Mar 2014 – Indianapolis, United States
City officials voted 6-2 to approve city funding for the RTKL-designed Market Square Tower, a 28-story residential high-rise, after stalling the vote three times due to…
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Bangkok Tower Retail Podium to Open this Spring
27 Feb 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand
Construction is nearly complete for the seven-story luxury shopping center that will rest at the base of the 30-story Bangkok Central Embassy Hotel, which occupies the…
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Kingdom Tower Mobilizes Construction
24 Feb 2014 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The kilometer-high Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, currently under construction, is showing new signs of life, as the developer of the project has commissioned engineering and…
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Approval of Skyscraper to Bring "Gotham" to London
20 Feb 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Plans for a 170-meter skyscraper at 40 Leadenhall Street, which has been nicknamed the “Batman Building,” have been recommended for approval by the City of London’s…
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Shanghai Tower Plans to Hire Leasing Agent
8 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
The state-owned developer of Shanghai Tower, China’s next tallest building, is hiring a leasing agent to sell space in the building, a highly unusual move in China,…
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Kingdom Tower Piling Work Completes
5 Dec 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company’s (JEC) new CEO, has announced the completion of the piling work for the Kingdom Tower, set to be the future-tallest building in…
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Rosewood Hotel Opens in Abu Dhabi
11 Nov 2013 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rosewood Abu Dhabi became the first ultra-luxury hotel to open in Al Maryah Island, the new Central Business District (CBD) of Abu Dhabi. The hotel, designed by Handel…
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New Hotel Brand Launches Major Global Initiative; Next Stop Singapore
4 Oct 2013 – Singapore, Singapore
glh., a London-based international hotel subsidiary of GuocoLand Leisure Group, has launched a new luxury hotel and private residences brand, Clermont. The Clermont brand…
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Aqua Doppel-Gang-er Sprouting in Houston
1 Oct 2013 – Houston, United States
PM Realty has started construction in Houston on a 40-story high-rise which is drawing criticism due to its close resemblance to Studio Gang's famed Aqua Tower in Chicago…
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London's Newest Tower Proposal Already Has Its Nickname
17 Sep 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Henderson Global Investors has unveiled plans to build a 910,000-square foot office tower at 40 Leadenhall Street in the City of London. Plans for the 170-meter (558-foot…
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Leighton Launches Latest Tower
20 Aug 2013 – Sydney, Australia
Leighton Properties has announced the development of North Sydney's first new commercial building in six years. The 30-story, AU$400 million (US$363 million) development…
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AS+GG Partner Discusses Supertall Construction on Chinese Radio
12 Aug 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture partner Robert Forest was interviewed by China Radio International English about the rising number of supertall skyscrapers,…
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Indiana Building Rouses Citywide Excitement
17 Jul 2013 – Indianapolis, United States
Mayor Greg Ballard of Indianapolis announced July 16 that local developers Flaherty & Collins Properties have been chosen to develop the site of the former Market Square…
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Kingdom Tower Officially Underway and On Schedule
26 Jun 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal says the project to build the world's future tallest skyscraper in Jeddah is progressing as planned. The prince made the…
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Saudi Prince Looks to Pursue Another Supertall
18 Jun 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal announced that plans to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia are on schedule, taking the opportunity to express…
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Developer Plans Tallest Building in Singapore
2 May 2013 – Singapore, Singapore
Singapore-based developer GuocoLand is planning to build Singapore's tallest building as part of the Tanjong Pagar Centre development. The Guoco Tower will be 290 meters…
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Rehab Institute Tower Approved After Six Revisions
29 Apr 2013 – Chicago, United States
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has gained City Council approval for its Gensler-designed new research hospital tower in the Streeterville area of the city. The…
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Kingdom Tower Secures Water Supply
29 Apr 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The Jeddah Economic Co. has signed a water supply deal for the Kingdom Tower with Saudi Arabia's national water company, Bloomberg reports. For SAR2.2 billion (US$587…
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The Man Behind the Burj Khalifa Seeks to Do It Again
1 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The chairman and founder of real estate giant Emaar Properties, Mohammed Alabbar, is developing plans to build a 1 kilometer-plus tower in Asia. In an extensive interview…
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The Shard's Project Managers to Oversee Kingdom Tower
25 Feb 2013 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The £780 million (US$1.2 billion) project to build the world's tallest building in Saudi Arabia will be managed by the firm behind the construction of the recently…
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‘Scalpel’ Skyscraper Approved
16 Jan 2013 – London, United Kingdom
City of London planners have granted official approval for the GBP500 million (US$800 million) Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed skyscraper already known as “the Scalpel.” US…
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‘The Scalpel’ Planned for London Skyline
9 Jan 2013 – London, United Kingdom
The latest addition to London’s proposed skyline is a glass tower which has already been dubbed “The Scalpel.” The tower, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, will serve as the…
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Adrian Smith Talks Kingdom Tower
5 Dec 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction Week has posted an interview with Adrian Smith about his work in the field of supertall buildings. He discusses the future world's tallest building, Kingdom…
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Kingdom Tower Signs Foundation Deal
9 Oct 2012 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Although there is still no official word on when construction will start on Kingdom Tower, there are signs of progress. Saudi BAUER Foundation Contractors Ltd. this week…

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Arcadis at CTBUH

CTBUH Explores Possibility of 2018 Middle East Conference

7-16 May 2017, Tour Report – CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood recently traveled to Dubai and Jeddah on…

What is the Future of Berlin’s Urban Development?

29 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH and CallisonRTKL, a design consultancy of Arcadis, organized a debate to…

Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony

25 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard…

Arcadis at CTBUH

CTBUH Explores Possibility of 2018 Middle East Conference
7-16 May 2017, Dubai – Tour Report
CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood recently traveled to Dubai and Jeddah on a fact-finding mission to explore the possibility of holding a conference in the region in 2018.
What is the Future of Berlin’s Urban Development?
29 Mar 2017, Berlin – Event Report
CTBUH and CallisonRTKL, a design consultancy of Arcadis, organized a debate to discuss the future of development in Berlin and the role of the tall building.
Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony
25 Mar 2017, San José – Event Report
CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Torre Paseo Colón 2 as the tallest building in Costa Rica.
Inaugural Program & Construction Management Working Group Meeting
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Program and Construction Management Working Group of the CTBUH held their inaugural meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Shenzhen during the 2016 International Conference.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Set the Agenda for 2017
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Board of Trustees held their second meeting of the year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference to discuss the Council’s plans for 2017.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Platinum Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
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.
CTBUH Seattle Hosts Spring Forum
14 Apr 2016, Seattle – Event Report
The CTBUH Seattle Chapter Spring Forum was hosted by CallisonRTKL and featured a panel discussion that examined opportunities to "Transform Downtown Seattle for Kids."
The Changing Face of Brisbane - 180 Ann Street
3 Apr 2016, Brisbane – Event Report
CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the first of its breakfast seminars to discuss the Changing Face of Brisbane, with a particular focus on 180 Ann Street.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Gold Sponsor
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Sponsor
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
CTBUH 7th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
20 Nov 2008, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 7th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.

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Tim Neal

Tim Neal

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2015 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Joy Chen

Joy Chen

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

Min He

Min He

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

CTBUH Leaders at Arcadis

Tim Neal

Tim Neal

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2015 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Joy Chen

Joy Chen

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

Min He

Min He

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2016 – Present

Julio Maggi

Julio Maggi

CTBUH Working Group: Program & Construction Management, 2016 – Present

Derek Roy

Derek Roy

CTBUH Working Group: Program & Construction Management, 2016
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Francis Au

Francis Au

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Keith Brooks

Keith Brooks

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2015
London, United Kingdom

Andrew Liu

Andrew Liu

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Shanghai, China

Joyce Lee

Joyce Lee

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Kenneth Turner

Kenneth Turner

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

May Wei

May Wei

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Shanghai, China

Greg Yager

Greg Yager

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Shanghai, China

Glenn Barton

Glenn Barton

CTBUH Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Brisbane, Australia

PH Lai

PH Lai

CTBUH Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Shanghai, China

Chris Sparrow

Chris Sparrow

CTBUH Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Quanhong Li

Quanhong Li

CTBUH Conference, Steering Committee, 2016
Guangzhou, China

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CTBUH Resources Involving Arcadis

CTBUH Video Interview – Francis Au

18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
Francis Au, Arcadis

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3c: Building Operation Q&A

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Tim Neal, Arcadis; Samuel So, JLL; Joseph Chou, Taipei Financial Center Corporation; Zhao Ming Wang, CCDI

CTBUH Video Interview – Tim Neal

16 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
Tim Neal, Arcadis

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From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes

1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I
Quanhong Li, CallisonRTKL

Tall Buildings and Polycentricity

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Greg Yager, Carolien Gehrels & Maren Striker, Arcadis / CallisonRTKL

The Tower of the Future

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Kenneth Turner, CallisonRTKL

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Videos

CTBUH Video Interview – Francis Au
18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Francis Au, Arcadis
Francis Au of CBRE is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Frances discusses the development trends of tall buildings in China.
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3c: Building Operation Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Tim Neal, Arcadis; Samuel So, JLL; Joseph Chou, Taipei Financial Center Corporation; Zhao Ming Wang, CCDI
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Tim Neal, Arcadis; Samuel So, JLL; Joseph Chou, Taipei Financial Center Corporation; Zhao Ming Wang, CCDI answer questions at the end of 2016 China Conference Session 3c: Building Operation.
CTBUH Video Interview – Tim Neal
16 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Tim Neal, Arcadis
Tim Neal of Arcadis is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Tim discusses the benefits of locating mixed-use projects near transportation nodes, project management and the development trends occurring in London.
2015 New York Conference - Session 1a - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2015 New York Conference Session 1a Questions & Answers session with speakers Scott Duncan, SOM, Greg Yager, RTKL, and Thomas Balsley, Thomas Balsley Associates.
High-Density, Mixed-Use Developments and the Guiyang Riverside Theatre Project
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Greg Yager, RTKL
This presentation examines the strategies necessary to create responsible and profitable high-density, mixed-use developments, specifically in the Asian market. Using the Guiyang Riverside Theatre project as a case study, the challenges of optimal…
Adopting a Program Management Approach to Maximize the Benefit of ‘Vertical Cities’
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Keith Brooks, ARCADIS
Tall buildings are bigger, better, faster and more prevalent than ever. The race among the world's cities to build the tallest, ultimate record-busting skyscraper on the planet is fast and furious. Well-executed skyscrapers can be a real economic-…
2015 New York Conference - Session 1b - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Keith Brooks, ARCADIS Architects; George Leventis, Langan; and Alan Poeppel, Langan, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 1b: Kingdom Tower, Jeddah.
What are the Major Factors Influencing Tenant Choice Right Now?
Jun 2013 – Monthly Video Series; William Murray, Wordsearch; Robert Pratt, Tishman Speyer; Eugene Seah, Langdon & Seah Singapore Pte; Steve Watts, AECOM
Industry leaders answering this question include: William Murray, Wordsearch; Robert Pratt, Tishman Speyer; Eugene Seah, Langdon & Seah Singapore Pte; and Steve Watts, AECOM.
The Next Generation of Ultra High-Rise Buildings
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting
In recent times, several invitations have been issued by Governmental and Private Bodies to develop the next tallest building in the world, often with target heights twice the current record. In response to these invitations, an informal “think tank…
Sustainable Design in South Korea and Vietnam
3 Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Matthias A. Olt & James P. Roth, Callison Architecture
Matthias A. Olt & James P. Rothwell of Callison, discussed two high-rise towers in South Korea and Vietnam at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai. Both buildings provide examples of innovative sustainable design that address each country’s…

Papers/Research

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Quanhong Li, CallisonRTKL
As the high-rise phenomenon moves from first- to second- and third-tier cities in China, high-density vertical urban developments are shaping the future identities of these cities by way of their strategic locations, massive scale, significant…
Tall Buildings and Polycentricity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Greg Yager, Carolien Gehrels & Maren Striker, Arcadis / CallisonRTKL
Dwindling land reserves, water and food shortages, climate change, diminishing air quality, environmental degradation – these are all among the intractable challenges we face in cities the world over. Transit, engineering and architectural planning…
The Tower of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Kenneth Turner, CallisonRTKL
It’s a well-known and oft-quoted statistic: by the year 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. What we don’t yet know is what portion of that 70 percent will live – or work, or play – in skyscrapers; however, we can make…
Changing Market Forces and Their Impacts on Tall Building Planning and Design: A Case Study
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Ro Shroff, CallisonRTKL
This paper articulates how changing market conditions and other variables impact the design process for tall buildings in general and a 355m tall luxury residential tower in the city of Mumbai, India, in particular. Although the contents define the…
Are China’s Future Tall Buildings About to Enter a New Age?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Francis Au, Pak Hung Lai & Jim Sheerin, Arcadis
Greater China has experienced unprecedented economic growth, resulting in the development of some of the world’s tallest and most iconic buildings. Many view these engineering marvels as part of a local government strategy put their cities on the map…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…
Adopting a Program Management Approach to Maximize the Benefit of “Vertical Cities”
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making; Keith Brooks, Julio Maggi, Derek Roy & Bryony Day, ARCADIS
Tall building construction can benefit from a programmatic approach. By looking at the overall development as a whole program of works, identifying the deliverables required to achieve desired business outcomes, managing the interfaces with the…
High-Density, Mixed-Use Developments and the Guiyang Riverside Theatre Project
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Greg Yager, RTKL
Guiyang Riverside Theatre project illustrates the strategies necessary to create responsible and profitable high-density, mixed-use developments that capture the full potential of a site, specifically in the Asian market. Some of the challenges faced…
Two-In-One Tower: An Expansion in Typology and Technology in Hanoi
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Matthias Olt, Callison; Hi Sun Choi, Thornton Tomasetti
Standing 267m tall, Lotte Center Hanoi is Vietnam’s second tallest tower and set to open this summer. Innovative high-rise design solutions were incorporated that respond to the cultural, environmental, and technical challenges of tall construction…
Capital Cost Drivers in Tall Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Hsui-Min Eugene Seah, Langdon & Seah Singapore Pte Ltd
In land-scarce nations, one of the solutions for land use intensification is to go upwards and downwards in construction. However, how does this affect sustainability and the economics that goes with it? This paper discusses the common Capital Cost…
Sustainable Design in South Korea and Vietnam
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Matthias A. Olt & James P. Rothwell, Callison Architecture
In an age when high-rise design is driven by grandeur aspirations of tallest and biggest, 2 high-rise towers in South Korea and Vietnam provide examples of sustainable design that address each country’s respective cultural vernacular through the lens…
Emerging Trends in Retail and Entertainment Developments
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne; Ro Shroff, Callison
As the world gets more urbanized and cities continue to be the experimental grounds for changing lifestyles, it is an appropriate juncture to step back, evaluate and prognosticate as to what these developments mean and portend.

Arcadis Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 68 Completed24 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 9 Completed6 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 7 Years
Most Common Function office, 46 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 47 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Arcadis

1   Jeddah Tower 2020 1000 m Jeddah
2   Goldin Finance 117 2018 597 m Tianjin
3   Shanghai World Financial Center 2008 492 m Shanghai
4   Suzhou IFS 2017 450 m Suzhou
5   Riverview Plaza A1 2019 436 m Wuhan
6   Jin Mao Tower 1999 421 m Shanghai
7   CITIC Plaza 1996 390 m Guangzhou
8   VietinBank Business Center Office Tower 2019 363 m Hanoi
9   Forum 66 Tower 1 2015 351 m Shenyang
10   Spring City 66 2019 349 m Kunming
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Jeddah Tower 2020 1000 m Jeddah
2   Signature Tower Jakarta 2022 638 m Jakarta
3   Goldin Finance 117 2018 597 m Tianjin
4   Shanghai World Financial Center 2008 492 m Shanghai
5   Suzhou IFS 2017 450 m Suzhou
6   Riverview Plaza A1 2019 436 m Wuhan
7   Jin Mao Tower 1999 421 m Shanghai
8   CITIC Plaza 1996 390 m Guangzhou
9   VietinBank Business Center Office Tower 2019 363 m Hanoi
10   Imperial 3 - 355 m Mumbai
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed