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Featured Buildings Involving DeSimone Consulting Engineers

100 11th Ave

100 11th Ave, New York City

A crystalline architectural beacon along the shore of the Hudson River, 100 11th Avenue utilizes a multi-pane panelized façade system to impart its signature shimmer on Manhattan.

400 Park Avenue South

400 Park Avenue South, New York City

400 Park Avenue South offers residents unobstructed of the Manhattan skyline, as its height required a special zoning review when constructed.

Al Hilal Bank Tower

Al Hilal Bank Tower, Abu Dhabi

The Al Hilal Bank Tower, located on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, is a flagship commercial development for the Al Hilal banking network.

Allianz Tower

Allianz Tower, Istanbul

The Allianz Tower is Turkey’s first LEED Platinum tower and the project brings together a sculptural massing rooted in place and a solar-responsive skin alluding to Islamic tradition.

HL23

HL23, New York City

The building addresses the adjacent High Line in a very successful way, rising from its ultra-compact site to create a very positive relationship with the elevated linear park.

Langham Place

Langham Place , New York City

Langham Place is a luxury hotel located between Bryant Park and the Empire State Building which embodies the dynamic spirit of New York City.

Millennium Tower

Millennium Tower, San Francisco

Intended to resemble a translucent crystal with its design, the late-modernist tower is located in the South of Market district in downtown San Francisco.

VDARA

VDARA, Las Vegas

The crescent-shape of this 169 meter structure is formed by three parallel, offset arcs of varying heights.

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About DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Founded in New York City in 1969, DeSimone Consulting Engineers provides high-quality structural analysis and design in addition to forensic and multi-disciplinary property loss consulting services for all types of buildings at all project phases. Known for the highest quality of service, the firm provides each client with personal, dedicated and inspiring engineering.

To date, DeSimone has designed projects in 40 states and 18 countries with offices located in New York, Miami, San Francisco, New Haven, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, and Colombia. DeSimone’s projects demonstrate the firm’s dedication to pursuing and developing superlative structures.

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DeSimone Consulting Engineers Connected Global News

Panorama Tower Tops Out in Miami

Panorama Tower Tops Out in Miami

17 Apr 2017, Miami – The Miami skyline has reached new heights with the topping out of Panorama Tower – a…

Structural Details Visible on Miami’s Under-Construction One Thousand Museum

Structural Details Visible on Miami’s Under-Construction One Thousand Museum

10 Apr 2017, Miami – As construction on One Thousand Museum progresses, the building’s unique design and…

Leasing Launched at Jersey City Urby

Leasing Launched at Jersey City Urby

1 Mar 2017, Jersey City – In just a few months, one of New Jersey’s tallest buildings – the 69-story Jersey…

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Panorama Tower Tops Out in Miami
17 Apr 2017 – Miami, United States
The Miami skyline has reached new heights with the topping out of Panorama Tower – a massive 252-meter skyscraper located in the Brickell Financial District. Developers…
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Structural Details Visible on Miami’s Under-Construction One Thousand Museum
10 Apr 2017 – Miami, United States
As construction on One Thousand Museum progresses, the building’s unique design and structural system are coming into view. Due to complete in 2018, the project features…
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Leasing Launched at Jersey City Urby
1 Mar 2017 – Jersey City, United States
In just a few months, one of New Jersey’s tallest buildings – the 69-story Jersey City Urby – will welcome its first residents, and today the development team has…
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New York’s 50 West Street Completes
14 Feb 2017 – New York City, United States
The 64-story skyscraper at 50 West Street is complete as it readies for resident occupancy. The building now has a temporary certificate of occupancy, and owners are…
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Renderings Revealed for 40-Story Coney Island Tower
22 Nov 2016 – New York City, United States
Despite opposition from the community, the project at 532 Neptune Avenue, known as Neptune/Sixth, is moving ahead, as new renderings from S9 Architecture have been…
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220 Central Park South Now Two-Thirds Erected in New York City
22 Aug 2016 – New York City, United States
According to reports, the tower at 220 Central Park South in New York City is now two-thirds of the way up, with construction having completed about 183 meters of the…
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1000 Museum Begins to Take Shape in Miami
17 Aug 2016 – Miami, United States
Currently under construction in Miami, 1000 Museum has progressed to its 15th of 60 floors. Conceived as “a continuous piece of contemporary sculpture,” the tower is set…
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Jersey City’s 99 Hudson
3 Feb 2016 – Jersey City, United States
Last week, Perkins Eastman, developer China Overseas America, and Jersey City officials officially broke ground on 99 Hudson, a 76-story, nearly 800-unit condominium…
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New Jersey’s Future Tallest Tower Downsizes by 15 Meters
20 Jan 2016 – Jersey City, United States
The skyscraper set for 99 Hudson Street on Jersey City's waterfront has been knocked down 15 meters, now 271 meters. Additionally, it’s no longer 95 stories, but will…
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New Images Released of New York Skyscraper in Anticipation of Sales Launch
27 Oct 2015 – New York City, United States
Developers of Foster + Partners' residential tower in Manhattan have released new images in anticipation of a sales launch. The 63-story skyscraper, called 100 East 53rd…
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New Jersey’s Tallest Residential Tower Tops Out
2 Oct 2015 – Jersey City, United States
New Jersey’s tallest residential tower has topped-out at 700 feet (214 meters). URL Harborside 1 is a new multi-family tower on the Jersey City waterfront that will bring…
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Construction Begins on One Thousand Museum in Miami
17 Aug 2015 – Miami, United States
The concrete pour will soon begin on Zaha Hadid Architect's new residential tower overlooking downtown Miami's Museum Park. The 62-story tower, located at 1000 Biscayne…
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Designs Revealed for New Jersey’s First Supertall Building
26 Jan 2015 – Jersey City, United States
The Jersey City Planning Board voted to amend the Colgate Redevelopment Plan to permit the construction of a 95-story, 302-meter residential tower at 99 Hudson Street,…
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Miami’s Panorama Tower to Rise from the Ground in March
23 Jan 2015 – Miami, United States
To be the tallest residential building on the East Coast this side of New York, Panorama Tower is to rise 83 stories in the heart of Brickell in Miami. Foundation work…
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Emirates Pearl Hotel Taking Shape in Abu Dhabi
24 Nov 2014 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Construction is progressing steadily on the twisting Emirates Pearl Hotel in its location at the heart of Abu Dhabi. In close proximity to the Emirates Palace, the…
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Celebrity Hotelier Unveils Images of 215 Chrystie in New York City
14 Oct 2014 – New York City, United States
New images of the tower at 215 Chrystie in Manhattan have been unveiled. The building will contain both hotel rooms and apartments, which will be separated by two…
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New York Superslim 125 Greenwich Street to Stand 413 Meters
2 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Designs have been uncovered for 125 Greenwich Street, which will stand 1,356 feet (413 meters) tall. The tower, much like 432 Park Avenue, will be very slim, soaring 77…
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Renderings Surface of New York City’s 215 Chrystie Street
25 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
Renderings have surfaced for 215 Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side, which will likely become the neighborhood’s first iconic high-rise. The project will stand 28…
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Foundation Work Begins For 220 Central Park South in New York City
21 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
Excavation has been ongoing for several months at Vornado’s 220 Central Park South, but it appears that the process is now coming to a close; the first concrete is now…
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Miami Riverfront High-Rise Planned
20 Jun 2014 – Miami, United States
The Edge on Brickell condominium has launched sales, becoming the only new luxury residential development offered on the waterfront of the Miami River. It is set to begin…
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Miami’s Future Tallest Set to Begin Construction
12 Jun 2014 – Miami, United States
Property owner Florida East Coast Realty has signed a contract with general California-based contractor Tutor Perini Building Corp. for the construction of Panorama Tower…
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Renderings Revealed for JAHN’s 50 West Street in New York
30 May 2014 – New York City, United States
New renderings of the Time Equities-developed residential tower at 50 West Street have been revealed, as excavation for the project gets underway. According to permits…
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Turnberry Plans 52-Story High Rise for Miami
18 Apr 2014 – Miami, United States
The burgeoning Miami waterfront district of Sunny Isles Beach will soon be graced by another residential tower, a 52-story condominium project designed by Carlos Zapata…
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Brooklyn’s Tallest Tower Wears Short-Lived Crown
13 Mar 2014 – New York, United States
In New York’s current booming tower construction climate, 180-meter 388 Bridge Street can only retain its title as Brooklyn’s tallest for so long before another one rises…
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Seagram Building’s New Neighbor Begins Construction
5 Mar 2014 – New York, United States
Foster + Partners-designed 610 Lexington will rise 168 meters alongside Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Buiding and SOM’s Lever House, both groundbreaking mid-century towers…
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Renderings of 220 Central Park South Stoke Billionaire-Needle Rivalry
22 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Newly-released renderings of the future Robert A.M. Stern-designed 220 Central Park South surpass neighboring One57 in opulence, if not in height. Buyers are willing to…
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One Brickell CityCentre Height Announced
6 Nov 2013 – Miami, United States
Swire Properties has revealed the height of its latest proposed skyscraper project, One Brickell CityCentre. The building is slated to be built to the height of 1,102…
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Garden State Grants Tax Incentive to Launch Development
4 Nov 2013 – Jersey City, United States
Mack-Cali and Ironstate Development will get $33 million in tax credits to build a three-tower, $291 million development on the Jersey City waterfront. The joint venture…
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610 Lexington Avenue Is Back, This Time With a New Architect
30 Sep 2013 – New York City, United States
RFR Realty has secured a $70 million bridge loan to finally begin construction on the long-stalled 610 Lexington Avenue. The building was first proposed in 2005,…
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Millennium Tower Boston Breaks Ground
23 Sep 2013 – Boston, United States
Ground was broken last week on the $630 million skyscraper project next to the site of the historic Filene's department store in Downtown Crossing, Boston. The 625-foot (…
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One Thousand Museum Approved
8 Aug 2013 – Miami, United States
One Thousand Museum Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has received unanimous approval from the Miami Urban Design Review Board. At 706 feet (215 meters), the…
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Jewel Retailers Flocking to International Gem Tower
25 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Extell Development Company and Gulaylar Group have secured tenants for 80 percent of the International Gem tower (IGT) in Manhattan's Diamond District. The Jewelry…
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ZHA Releases 1000 Museum Details
9 Jul 2013 – Miami, United States
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has released detailed renderings of the design of its 1000 Museum Tower, designboom reports. The 215-meter (705-foot) building will be the…
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Tower Attracts Gem Companies With Security Pitch
28 Jun 2013 – New York City, United States
Extell Development Co., one of New York's most prolific developers, is opening a 34-story $750 million skyscraper in Manhattan's Diamond District this week. Extell hopes…
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Get a First Look at Hadid's Miami Tower
24 May 2013 – Miami, United States
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has released images of its much-anticipated 60-story residential skyscraper to be built in downtown Miami. The 215-meter One Thousand Museum…
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Miami's Tallest is a Go
18 Apr 2013 – Miami, United States
Everything is in place to launch construction of Miami developer Tibor Hollo's high-rise project at 1101 Brickell Avenue. At 849 feet (259 meters), the Panorama Tower…
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Zaha Hadid’s First U.S. Residential Tower to Rise in Miami
18 Mar 2013 – Miami, United States
Zaha Hadid is set to design her first U.S. residential tower, a 60-story structure in downtown Miami with an insect-like concrete exoskeleton as its predominant design…
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BIG Towers Coming to Miami
12 Dec 2012 – Miami, United States
Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), in collaboration with a series of local designers, has produced a pair of 20-story towers for the city of Miami. The Grove at…
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Miami's Future Tallest Nameless No More
4 Dec 2012 – Miami, United States
The 74-story residential tower in Downtown Miami slated to become the city's tallest has been officially named Panorama Tower. Construction on the $600 million tower is…
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Work Begins on Miami’s Stalled Tallest Tower
11 Oct 2012 – Miami, United States
Site-work has officially begun for the stalled 74-story 1101 Brickell residential tower in Downtown Miami. Upon completion, the project will become Miami's tallest…

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DeSimone Consulting Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies

25 Apr 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver+ Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Panorama Tower

26 Jul 2016, Tour Report – The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted its inaugural event, a construction tour of…

DeSimone Consulting Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017, Miami – Event Report
CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver+ 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.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Panorama Tower
26 Jul 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted its inaugural event, a construction tour of Panorama Tower, on July 26 in Miami.
Miami Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Miami, a city of urban complexities and cultural amenities that defy the old stereotypes.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Platinum 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 2008 Dubai Conference Gold Sponsor
3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai – Conference Sponsor
The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.
CTBUH 4th Annual Awards Contributor
18 Oct 2005, New York City – Awards Event
The CTBUH 4th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in the Astor Ballroom of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.

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Stephen DeSimone

Stephen DeSimone

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2008 – 2011
New York City, United States

Jasmeet Singh

Jasmeet Singh

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2016 – Present
Miami, United States

William O'Donnell

William O'Donnell

CTBUH Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Miami, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Award Winners & Finalists

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Finalist

Structural & Geotechnic Engineering Q&A

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen Seen, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

2015 New York Conference - Session 3e - Q&A

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

Building Tall: A renewed Urban Imperative

3 Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Modern Tower, Ancient City: Ronesans Tower

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Dan Kaplan & Fatin Anlar, FXFOWLE; Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Structural Challenges of Twisting Towers

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Vincent DeSimone, Luis Ramirez & Abdul Mohammad, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, PLLC

Case Study: The Standard Hotel, New York

Jan 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I
Todd Schliemann, Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre & Megan Miller, Polshek Partnership; et al.

Papers/Research

Modern Tower, Ancient City: Ronesans Tower
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Dan Kaplan & Fatin Anlar, FXFOWLE; Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
In this era of globalization, societies and cities struggle with the need to modernize and remain competitive against the desire to show deference to historical context. This paper will present a Case Study on Renaissance Tower (Ronesans Tower) in…
Structural Challenges of Twisting Towers
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Vincent DeSimone, Luis Ramirez & Abdul Mohammad, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, PLLC
This paper investigates challenges of designing buildings to accommodate challenging twisting architecture. The foremost challenge is to resist the torsion generated due to twisting geometry Grove at Grand Bay feature two towers rising 20 stories…
Case Study: The Standard Hotel, New York
Jan 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I; Todd Schliemann, Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre & Megan Miller, Polshek Partnership; et al.
The building is a destination, both visually and experientially, realizing the client’s conceptual goal to create a "living room for the neighborhood," a public place where hotel guests and pedestrians can co-mingle in a variety of spaces.

DeSimone Consulting Engineers Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 24 Completed6 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None
Average Building Age 7 Years
Most Common Function residential, 15 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 27 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving DeSimone Consulting Engineers