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Featured Buildings Involving Enclos Corp.

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue, New York City

432 Park Avenue represents a new generation of superslim skyscrapers and is defined by its simplicity and large glass windows set in a regular grid of exposed concrete members.

Comcast Center

Comcast Center, Philadelphia

Taking the form of a faceted obelisk, the tower is clad in silvery high-performance glass with ultra-clear, low-iron glass at the building’s corners and crown.

Encore

Encore, Las Vegas

Unlike many casinos, Encore Las Vegas features natural light through large windows, dense greenery, and an Asian-inspired interior.

LA Live Hotel & Condominiums

LA Live Hotel & Condominiums, Los Angeles

A certified LEED-Silver landmark high-rise that serves as the cornerstone of L.A. Live, adjacent to the Staples Center and Convention Center.

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.

Swissotel Chicago

Swissotel Chicago, Chicago

At the far end of the Illinois Center complex, the Swissotel is a large silver glass tower with a triangular form that gives it interesting views both from within and without.

The John Hancock Center

The John Hancock Center, Chicago

Over forty years after its completion, the John Hancock Center has established itself as one of the world’s most recognized skyscrapers and an iconic example.

VIA 57 WEST

VIA 57 WEST, New York City

West57 is a hybrid between the European perimeter block and a traditional Manhattan high-rise development that includes over 24,000 sq. ft. of landscaped outdoor space.

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About Enclos Corp.

Enclos is an expert in the design, engineering, fabrication, assembly and erection of custom facade systems, providing complete design-build services to the construction marketplace.

They specialize in innovative architecture and challenging building projects. No project is too large, no building site too difficult for their seasoned operations teams.

Their work experience includes many projects with specialized materials, complex geometry, novel structural and mechanical system designs. Enclos curtainwall, facade and skylight systems combine innovative design with state-of-the-art materials and performance.

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New Manhattan Condo Tower Heads for the Sky

New Manhattan Condo Tower Heads for the Sky

8 Sep 2017, New York City – Taking shape next to the Museum of Modern Art at 53 West 53rd Street in Midtown…

New York City “Courtscraper” to Include More Affordable Homes

New York City “Courtscraper” to Include More Affordable Homes

23 Aug 2017, New York City – More apartments are being made available at affordable prices in VIA 57 West in…

New Renderings Surface for Supertall 50 Hudson Yards Tower in New York

New Renderings Surface for Supertall 50 Hudson Yards Tower in New York

21 Aug 2017, New York City – New renderings have surfaced for the office behemoth 50 Hudson Yards, a.k.a. 451…

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New Manhattan Condo Tower Heads for the Sky
8 Sep 2017 – New York City, United States
Taking shape next to the Museum of Modern Art at 53 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, the 53W53 tower recently reached 58 out of its 77 floors. When completed, the…
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New York City “Courtscraper” to Include More Affordable Homes
23 Aug 2017 – New York City, United States
More apartments are being made available at affordable prices in VIA 57 West in New York. Nicknamed the “courtscraper,” the residential tower will host apartments that…
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New Renderings Surface for Supertall 50 Hudson Yards Tower in New York
21 Aug 2017 – New York City, United States
New renderings have surfaced for the office behemoth 50 Hudson Yards, a.k.a. 451 Tenth Avenue, which will total 2.9 million square feet (267,000 square meters) of office…
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Miami's Avant at Met Square Structurally Tops Off
8 Aug 2017 – Miami, United States
The fourth and final phase of the $1 billion Metropolitan Miami project, the 43-story mixed-use Avant at Met Square, has reached structural completion with the topping…
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Supertall 53 West 53rd Begins to Take Shape in New York City
28 Jun 2017 – New York City, United States
Vertical construction at the 53 West 53rd site has overtaken its neighbor, the 1965-built Financial Times Building. The Midtown Manhattan supertall boasts a unique metal…
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Renderings Revealed for New Residential Building at Hudson Yards in New York
8 Jun 2017 – New York City, United States
With construction of the Hudson Yards megadevelopment moving ahead at full steam, new renderings have been released of One Hudson Yards, the second residential building…
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Chicago’s Iconic John Hancock Center to Hit the Market in Late Summer
18 May 2017 – Chicago, United States
The John Hancock Center could be getting a new owner – and maybe even a new name. A Chicago-based developer plans to put the tower's office space, parking garage, and…
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First Interior Photos Revealed for 56 Leonard in New York City
26 Apr 2017 – New York City, United States
The first interior photographs of the 60-story tower at 56 Leonard have been revealed. The tower, which opened to residents in 2016, has been nicknamed the “Jenga…
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New Observatory Attractions Planned as Part of Renovation of Chicago’s Willis Tower
23 Mar 2017 – Chicago, United States
The owners of Chicago’s tallest building are exploring several thrilling enhancements for the Willis Tower's Skydeck, including a rappelling station and a “Ledgewalk."…
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City Officials Reveal $500 Million Plans to Rejuvenate Chicago’s Willis Tower
1 Feb 2017 – Chicago, United States
City officials have released renderings of proposed improvements for Willis Tower, Chicago's tallest building. The $500 million plans include six floors of new retail, an…
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Condos at New York’s 15 Hudson Yards Are a Quarter Sold
23 Jan 2017 – New York City, United States
Hudson Yards' first condominium offering is now a quarter sold since commencing sales in September 2016. Though not slated to open until October 2018, 15 Hudson Yards in…
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Design Architect Selected for New York City’s Supertall 50 Hudson Yards
9 Dec 2016 – New York City, United States
Construction on the Hudson Yards supertall set to rise at the corner of 34th Street and Tenth Avenue will begin in 2017; with that announcement, developers have revealed…
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LED Lighting Scheme Installed on 432 Park Avenue in New York
15 Nov 2016 – New York City, United States
The western hemisphere’s tallest residential building, 432 Park Avenue, is a hard one to miss in the New York City skyline, but now, a new architectural feature is being…
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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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New York City’s Tallest Penthouse Sold for $88 Million
16 Sep 2016 – New York City, United States
A wealthy buyer has closed on his penthouse at 432 Park Avenue for $87.7 million. The deal marks the sale of the city’s highest residence and the biggest closed sale in…
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New York’s 15 Hudson Yards Set to Launch Condo Sales
13 Sep 2016 – New York City, United States
Another big milestone for Hudson Yards is about to take place: developer Related has announced that the development’s first all-residential tower will soon be up for…
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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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Monarc at Met 3 Completes in Downtown Miami
17 Jun 2016 – Miami, United States
The Monarc at Met 3 apartment tower in downtown Miami is officially open. MDM Development and ZOM have completed their 32-story 116-meter mixed-use tower roughly four…
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First Hudson Yards Tower Opens on Manhattan’s Far West Side
3 Jun 2016 – New York City, United States
The first completed tower in the massive Hudson Yards development in New York has opened its doors. KPF designed the 52-story 10 Hudson Yards to straddle the top end of…
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56 Leonard Nears Completion in New York City
2 Jun 2016 – New York City, United States
The Jenga-like 56 Leonard Street has been captured by recent photographs ahead of its imminent completion. The 57-story tower appears largely complete, apart from a…
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Chicago’s Iconic John Hancock Center Shopping Naming Rights to Fund Plaza Redevelopment
23 May 2016 – Chicago, United States
The owner of Chicago's John Hancock Center is shopping the naming rights for the 47-year-old skyscraper to pay for a proposed $10 million plaza redevelopment. The deal…
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Study Claims Hudson Yards Will Generate Billions in Revenue for New York City
4 May 2016 – New York City, United States
The Hudson Yards megaproject will contribute close to $19 billion to New York City's economy when it's complete, according to a study commissioned by developers Related…
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Construction Underway at 15 Hudson Yards on New York’s West Side
24 Mar 2016 – New York City, United States
With a recently poured foundation mat, Hudson Yards’ first residential building, 15 Hudson Yards, is set to begin its climb into the burgeoning far west side skyline. The…
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New York’s Via 57 West set to Open in March
25 Feb 2016 – New York City, United States
Via 57 West, the tetrahedron-shaped Manhattan apartment tower designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and developed by the Durst Organization, is preparing to welcome its…
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Pacific Gate Opens for Preview in Downtown San Diego
22 Feb 2016 – San Diego, United States
New details and renderings have been revealed for the luxury residential Pacific Gate, which just opened for preview. It will be 41 stories tall and will contain 215 two…
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World Reaches 100 Supertall Skyscrapers with Completion of 432 Park Avenue
13 Jan 2016 – New York City, United States
There are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City. The total number of…
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Wells Fargo Signs Deal to Move New York Office to Hudson Yards
14 Dec 2015 – New York City, United States
Wells Fargo confirmed on December 11 that it has signed on to be a major tenant at 30 Hudson Yards by 2020, thanks to a $5 billion financing package that will bring Wall…
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Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete to Keep Seattle Skyscraper Stable
4 Nov 2015 – Seattle, United States
Use of steel fiber-reinforced concrete in place of rebar in the coupling beams of a metro Seattle, United States, skyscraper has helped simplify and speed the building's…
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First Building in New York’s Hudson Yards Structurally Tops Out
7 Oct 2015 – New York City, United States
In the first of many height-related milestones at Hudson Yards, 10 Hudson Yards has officially structurally topped out. However, more work needs to be accomplished before…
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US Construction Hit by Curtain Walling Crisis
10 Sep 2015 – New York City, United States
A shortage of US curtain walling makers caused by the 2008 global financial crisis is so severe that it is halting projects and has even forced the developer of Hudson…
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Chicago’s Aon Center Skyscraper Sold for $712 Million
23 Jul 2015 – Chicago, United States
The Aon Center in Chicago, the city's third-largest skyscraper at 346 meters, has been sold for $712 million to a New York-based private real estate investment company,…
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San Diego Condo Developer Offering Contest to Name Its Next Downtown Tower
26 May 2015 – San Diego, United States
A San Diego property developer is looking to the public to name its under-construction condo tower along the downtown waterfront. The 41-story project is expected to…
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New York’s 53 West 53rd Seeks Buyers for its Luxury Condominiums
18 May 2015 – New York City, United States of America
The newest condominium tower in midtown Manhattan's richest neighborhood is ready to open its doors to buyers. The skyscraper at 53 W. 53rd Street will start marketing…
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Design Team Grows for $1 Billion Oceanwide Plaza in Los Angeles
13 May 2015 – Los Angeles, United States
Lerch Bates has been awarded contracts to design the vertical transportation and façade access systems for Oceanwide Plaza. A groundbreaking ceremony for the mixed-use…
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Chicago’s Willis Tower Said Put Up For Sale
4 Mar 2015 – Chicago, United States
Chicago’s Willis Tower, once the world’s tallest building and one of the city’s top tourist attractions, is up for sale. The owners have hired a brokerage to market the…
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Condo Tower Coming to Downtown San Diego
5 Jan 2015 – San Diego, United States
A 137-meter condominium tower has been proposed just south of the Santa Fe Depot. Upon completion, the tower would offer some of the most expensive condos in the city,…
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The Durst Organization Tops-Out Bjarke Ingels’ 137-Meter West57
7 Nov 2014 – New York City, United States
The Durst Organization has topped out construction on 625 West 57th Street (West57). A final bucket of structural cement was hoisted to the top of the 450-foot (137-meter…
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New York Superslim 432 Park Avenue Core Reaches 426 Meters
15 Oct 2014 – New York City, United States
The core of the luxury New York apartment building 432 Park Avenue reached 1,396 feet (426 meters). The condominium's height now surpasses that of the Empire State…
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Cladding Begins on 10 Hudson Yards in New York City
29 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Besides more concrete and steel, the first of 10 Hudson Yard's cladding has begun to appear along the side of the building. The glass appears to be of a very high quality…
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MoMA Skyscraper in New York City Receives Air Rights
12 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
After nearly a decade of planning, developers are ready to begin building an 82-story skyscraper adjacent to the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown Manhattan on West 53rd…
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Hudson Yards Exhibition Opens to Public in New York City
5 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
For the next three months, Related Companies is holding an exhibition showcasing the Hudson Yards plan and the newly announced flagship Neiman Marcus store that will…
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New York City’s Empire State Building Surpassed by 432 Park Avenue
29 Aug 2014 – New York City, United States
With its core now standing approximately 390 meters above the street, 432 Park Avenue has surpassed the architectural height of the Empire State Building, and is now the…
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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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Construction Progressing on 56 Leonard in New York City
16 Jul 2014 – New York City, United States
The latest construction photos of 56 Leonard show progress at all levels of the tower; the superstructure continues to rise, balconies are spiraling upwards, and glass…
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New Details Released on Comcast’s Second Tower in Philadelphia
7 Jul 2014 – Philadelphia, United States
Liberty Property Trust, the landlord developing Comcast's second high-rise tower, the Comcast Innovation & Technology Center in Center City Philadelphia, posted new…
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Bjarke Ingels' Hudson River Pyramid Growing on New York's 57th Street
25 Jun 2014 – New York City, United States
The so-called “courtscraper“—a marriage of the European courtyard block and the American skyscraper—by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is rapidly rising on New York City‘s…
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John Hancock Center Owners Want to Rock Chicago’s Streets
18 Jun 2014 – Chicago, United States
One of the owners of the John Hancock Center has proposed a glass-enclosed, diamond-shaped structure in front of the skyscraper, in which musicians would entertain crowds…
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Renderings Revealed for New York’s 55 Hudson Yards
4 Jun 2014 – New York City, United States
Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group on June 4 unveiled 55 Hudson Yards, the latest addition to the commercial office tower collection in the 28-acre Hudson…
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Video: Chicago’s John Hancock Center Tilts for Thrills
12 May 2014 – Chicago, United States
Chicago’s John Hancock Center has thrown down the gauntlet when it comes to skyscraper thrills with its newest attraction, Tilt, a window that actually tilts out over the…
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Renderings Revealed for KPF’s Slender Skyscraper
24 Apr 2014 – New York City, United States
Additional information and renderings have been revealed for the KPF-designed condominium skyscraper at 41 East 22nd Street. At 237 meters, it will become the tallest…
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Miami Approves Plan to Save Archaeological Find on High-Rise Site
28 Mar 2014 – Miami, United States
City commissioners have approved a plan to preserve the remains of a 2,000 year-old Native American village, found on the site of the Met Miami project, whose…
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Hudson Yards East Platform Construction Commences
20 Mar 2014 – New York, United States
Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group have announced the commencement of construction of the east platform of Hudson Yards, which is the largest private real-…
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Skyscraper Attempts to Top its Own Record as Video-Game Screen
12 Mar 2014 – Philadelphia, United States
Last year, the Guinness World Record for largest video-game screen was set with Pong played on one face of the 133-meter Cira Centre skyscraper in Philadelphia; this year…
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Inside Look at Upcoming Park Avenue Tower
26 Feb 2014 – New York, United States
Architect Rafael Viñoly presented illuminating insights of his supertall design for the currently under-construction 432 Park Avenue to an audience of more than 300 at…
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Unanimous Approval for New Comcast Tower in Philly
21 Feb 2014 – Philadelphia, United States
Five bills that will pave the way for the construction of the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, a 341-meter addition to the Philadelphia skyline, have been…
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Renderings Released for Hudson Boulevard Tower
29 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Newly developed Hudson Blvd. now has another tower to illustrate the transformation of Hudson Yards. Developer Moinian Group released new renderings for the Dan Kaplan (…
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Manhattan Sprints to the $100 Million Mark
27 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Luxury high-rise apartment prices are quickly approaching the US$100 million mark.“The psychological barrier has been broken. It's like a snowball.” said Arthur…
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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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Time Warner Plans New Development in Hudson Yards
17 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Just ten years after the completion of Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle, Manhattan, Time Warner Inc. plans to move its headquarters to burgeoning Hudson Yards. The…
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Comcast to Build New Supertall in Philly
16 Jan 2014 – Philadelphia, United States
Comcast Corp. will surpass the height of its own Philadelphia headquarters in a new skyscraper development that will accommodate its expanding workforce. The 341-meter…
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Hudson Yards Site Could Host Supertall
13 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Two parcels of land in Hudson Yards, if developed together, could host a supertall tower that would surpass One World Trade Center at an astounding 549 meters. Major…
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Hancock Center Considers Tilting Glass Deck Extension
9 Dec 2013 – Chicago, United States
Seeking to boost its visitor levels, Chicago’s John Hancock Center Observatory is considering building The Tilt, a glass-enclosed extension of its 94th-floor viewing area…
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Seattle’s Next Tallest Planned
6 Dec 2013 – Seattle, United States
Real estate developer Greg Smith plans to build a 77-story skyscraper in downtown Seattle, on a site where a popular 30-year-old restaurant, the Metropolitan Grill,…
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Skyscraper Video Game Sets World Record
25 Nov 2013 – Philadelphia, United States
The college professor who played a supersized video game on the side of a Philadelphia skyscraper now holds a Guinness world record for his project. Drexel University…
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World’s “Most Expensive Art Project” to Occupy Hudson Yards' Heart
1 Nov 2013 – New York City, United States
British designer Thomas Heatherwick has been tapped to help create a multimillion-dollar public space and artistic centerpiece for the Hudson Yards development on the…
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Investors from Singapore Bring Major Money to Manhattan Tower
30 Oct 2013 – New York City, United States
Hines has announced that Pontiac Land Group of Singapore has joined Hines and Goldman Sachs Real Estate in the ownership of 53 W. 53rd Street, the Jean Nouvel-designed…
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50 United Nations Plaza Penthouse to Hit the Market Hard
11 Oct 2013 – New York City, United States
Developers have revealed the $100 million triplex for sale as part of 50 United Nations Plaza, a new luxury apartment tower in New York. Zeckendorf Development is…
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Video: Chronicling the Creation of 432 Park
25 Sep 2013 – New York City, United States
Architectural photographer Richard Berenholtz was commissioned to document the construction of the Rafael Viñoly-designed 432 Park Avenue. Since December 2011, the former…
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Hudson Yards Moving Along at a Clip
27 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
The future of Hudson Yards looks robust as the 26-acre project moves along at a rapid pace, Bloomberg reports. Despite past project turbulence, construction is underway…
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High-Rise Basement Storage Costs Soar
27 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
While residents will pay between $2,000 and $6,000 per square foot ($22,000 and $67,000 per square meter) to live at 56 Leonard Street, Tribeca's under-construction…
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Fairway Market to Join the Hudson Yards Community
12 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
Fairway Market, the grocery store chain, will be the anchor food tenant in the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side. The company announced that a 45,000…
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50 United Nations Tops Out
15 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Manhattan's Foster + Partners-designed tower at 50 United Nations Plaza has topped out, reaching its full 44-story height in less than eight months. The building will…
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A Second Penthouse Appears in 432 Park
10 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Developers at 432 Park, Macklowe and CIM, have reconfigured the building's top floors in order to sell a 96th-floor unit for $95 million and a second, 95th-floor unit for…
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Time Warner Plots Move to Hudson Yards
2 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Time Warner reportedly is preparing to pick up stakes and move to Hudson Yards. The New York Times reports the company has reached a tentative deal with the Related…
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John Hancock Center Sale Indicates Depreciated Value
27 Jun 2013 – Chicago, United States
San Antonio-based real estate firm The Lynd Co. and its partners closed a deal for 900,000 square feet (83,000 square meters) of space at the 100-story John Hancock…
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432 Park Hits $1 Billion in Sales
18 Jun 2013 – New York City, United States
The tower at 432 Park Avenue has almost reached $1 billion in sales, of the projected $2.7 billion in takings, CIM Group and Macklow Properties announced. The Raphael…
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Beloved Chicago Skyscrapers Come to Life in Animation
24 May 2013 – Chicago, United States
Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper and artist Al Boardman has created a short film using motion graphics to honor five of the city's notable tall buildings. His…
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Viscous Damping Saves Boston Properties $5 million
7 May 2013 – New York City, United States
Boston Properties has completed the structure and envelope of its SOM-designed 250 West 55th Street tower. The company reports that saving $5 million by incorporating an…
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Brookfield Takeover of LA
30 Apr 2013 – Los Angeles, United States
Four of the 10 tallest skyscrapers in Los Angeles will soon be controlled by international real estate company Brookfield Office Properties. The company will become the…
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L'Oreal, SAP Come to Hudson Yards
11 Apr 2013 – New York City, United States
Beauty company L'Oreal USA and German software company SAP will become the latest companies to secure space in the South Tower of Hudson Yards. L'Oreal has leased an…
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Philly Skyscraper Plays Part in Pong Projection
8 Apr 2013 – Philadelphia, United States
Drexel University Professor Frank Lee has commandeered Philadelphia's Cira Centre, a 437-foot glass skyscraper, for a supersized game of Pong. The video game will be…
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Units in 432 Park Ave Officially Available
27 Mar 2013 – New York City, United States
The Rafael Viñoly-designed skyscraper at 432 Park Avenue, which claims to be the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere upon completion, officially…
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Iconic Williams Tower Sells for Record Price
6 Mar 2013 – Houston, United States
The Hines Real Estate Investment Trust has closed the sale of the iconic 64-story Williams Tower of Houston to a fund managed by Invesco Real Estate. The tower, which has…
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BIG's W57 Tower Approved
20 Feb 2013 – New York City, United States
The New York City Council has granted final approval to the Bjarke Ingels Group-designed West 57th Tower in Manhattan. After disputing the affordable housing options in…
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Window Washing in New York
31 Jan 2013 – New York City, United States
The latest issue of The New Yorker features an article about the challenges of washing windows in New York City. The article, "Life at the Top," reports that modern…
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Tower Verre Design Updated
17 Dec 2012 – New York City, United States
The architects of record for Jean Nouvel's Tower Verre, Adamson Associates, have released the latest project renderings, New York YIMBY reports. Originally conceived to…
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Hudson Yards Construction Begins Today
4 Dec 2012 – New York City, United States
Construction workers broke ground today on the Hudson Yards project, New York's largest privately-funded development project since Rockefeller Center. A groundbreaking…
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New York Tower is Foster + Partners' First Residential American Project
15 Nov 2012 – New York City, United States
Construction has begun on the first residential tower by Foster + Partners in the United States, 50 United Nations Plaza. The 44-story luxury apartment tower will be…
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Hudson Yards Announces December Ground Breaking
15 Nov 2012 – New York City, United States
Excavations for the first Hudson Yards office tower, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), will begin by the first week of December, according to Architectural…
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Hudson Yards Bags Coach
25 Oct 2012 – New York City, United States
Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) is designing the tower at Hudson Yards which will house leather-goods brand Coach, Inc. The tower has been on the drawing table for a year and is…
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Willis Tower Exhibit Celebrates Its Omnipresence in the City
19 Oct 2012 – Chicago, United States
A free exhibition of 25 large-scale photographs of Willis Tower made by architectural photographer Mark Ballogg looks to re-examine and revisit the tower's impact on the…
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New York Plans Its Densest Development Yet
10 Oct 2012 – New York City, United States
New York-based Related Companies has hatched a redevelopment plan for Hudson Yards, the city's largest piece of undeveloped land. The 26-acre site will receive an $800…

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Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Skin NY

27 Aug 2015, Event Report – CTBUH New York, in association with the New York Young Professionals Committee…

FacadeRetrofit.org Launched

28 Jul 2015, CTBUH Research – FacadeRetrofit.org is a unique online resource funded by the CTBUH 2014…

Enclos Corp. at CTBUH

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.
Skin NY
27 Aug 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York, in association with the New York Young Professionals Committee hosted an event entitled Skin:NY that focused on high-rise façade design and construction
FacadeRetrofit.org Launched
28 Jul 2015, Chicago – CTBUH Research
FacadeRetrofit.org is a unique online resource funded by the CTBUH 2014 Research Seed Funding Initiative, featuring an open database of façade retrofit building projects.
Facades+ New York City
16-17 Apr 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently visited New York City to participate in the Facades+ conference hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper.
CTBUH Co-Hosts Iuav International Tall Buildings Conference
21 Nov 2014, Venice – Event Report
The 5th Iuav International Conference on Tall Buildings was held in Venice, organized by Elena Giacomello and Dario Trabucco of CTBUH.
Considering the Whole Life Cycle Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
This session brought building environmental performance issues to the forefront in building design, a field that has been criticized in the past for its resource-heavy construction.
Sustainability Workshop, Shanghai
18 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Event Report
The CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group convened the day before the start of the Shanghai Congress to review recent progress and focus on goals for the future.

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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.

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Interview: Mic Patterson

18 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews
Mic Patterson, Enclos

Curtainwall Lifecycles: Evaluating Durability and Embodied Energy

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Mic Patterson, Enclos

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 04 - Q & A

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
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FaçadeRetrofit.org: An Online Database Resource for the Façade Renovation of Existing Buildings

26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations
Andrea Martinez, Karen M. Kensek & Douglas Noble, University of Southern California; Mic Patterson, Enclos Corp.

Curtainwall Lifecycles: Evaluating Durability and Embodied Energy

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Mic Patterson, Ben Silverman & James Casper, Enclos; Karen Kensek, University of Southern California

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Interview: Mic Patterson
18 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Mic Patterson, Enclos
Mic Patterson of Enclos is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.
Curtainwall Lifecycles: Evaluating Durability and Embodied Energy
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Mic Patterson, Enclos
Durability is an often-overlooked consideration of materials, components, assemblies, buildings, and cities, and a fundamental attribute of sustainability. The concept of differential service life recognizes that each of the components that comprise…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 04 - Q & A
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 04 Questions & Answers session with speakers Don Davies, MKA; Mark Sarkisian, SOM; Dario Trabucco, CTBUH / Iuav University of Venice; Mic Patterson, Enclos; and Maurice Hermens, Royal…
New Skins for Skyscrapers: Anticipating Façade Retrofit
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Mic Patterson, Strategic Development Director, Enclos
The existing building stock in some regions accounts for nearly as much energy consumption and carbon emissions as the transportation and industrial sectors combined. Existing buildings represent the greatest opportunity to improve this performance.…
Track 5: Retrofit & Lifecycle Considerations Q & A
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Panel Questions & Answers
The Track 5 panel consisting of: Paul Sloman, Arup; Donald Davies, MKA; and Mic Patterson, Enclos took questions from delegates.

Papers/Research

FaçadeRetrofit.org: An Online Database Resource for the Façade Renovation of Existing Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; Andrea Martinez, Karen M. Kensek & Douglas Noble, University of Southern California; Mic Patterson, Enclos Corp.
Much of the existing tall building stock is burdened with aging and underperforming façades, resulting in opportunities to substantially improve building performance through façade retrofit. Deep-energy whole-building retrofits, with the façade as an…
Curtainwall Lifecycles: Evaluating Durability and Embodied Energy
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Mic Patterson, Ben Silverman & James Casper, Enclos; Karen Kensek, University of Southern California
Durability is an often-overlooked consideration of materials, components, assemblies, buildings, and cities, and a fundamental attribute of sustainability. The concept of differential service life recognizes that each of the components that comprise…

Enclos Corp. Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 37 Completed7 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed3 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 20 Years
Most Common Function office, 21 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 19 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Enclos Corp.

1   Willis Tower 1974 442 m Chicago
2   432 Park Avenue 2015 426 m New York City
3   30 Hudson Yards 2019 387 m New York City
4   Aon Center 1973 346 m Chicago
5   John Hancock Center 1969 344 m Chicago
6   Comcast Technology Center 2018 342 m Philadelphia
7   53 West 53rd 2019 320 m New York City
8   Comcast Center 2008 297 m Philadelphia
9   220 Central Park South 2018 290 m New York City
10   One Liberty Place 1987 288 m Philadelphia
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Willis Tower 1974 442 m Chicago
2   432 Park Avenue 2015 426 m New York City
3   30 Hudson Yards 2019 387 m New York City
4   Aon Center 1973 346 m Chicago
5   John Hancock Center 1969 344 m Chicago
6   Comcast Technology Center 2018 342 m Philadelphia
7   53 West 53rd 2019 320 m New York City
8   Comcast Center 2008 297 m Philadelphia
9   220 Central Park South 2018 290 m New York City
10   One Liberty Place 1987 288 m Philadelphia
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.