Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving FXCollaborative

35XV Residences

35XV Residences, New York City

The first six stories of 35XV Residences feature a granite base containing a high school, while the upper residential portion is aluminum-clad with offset glass.

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.

Eleven Times Square

Eleven Times Square, New York City

Eleven Times Square attempts to make a more sustainable model for an urban building.

The New York Times Building

The New York Times Building, New York City

The New York Times Building is a 1.5-million-SF, 52-story building on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, anchoring the west side of the redevelopment of Times Square.

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About FXCollaborative

FXCollaborative leverages broad expertise in architecture, interiors and planning to enrich our world with responsible, intelligent, and beautiful design. The firm’s holistic approach integrates client aspirations, an urban sensibility, and a celebration of the craft of building. FXCollaborative’s work ranges from the scale of individual buildings and interiors—office towers, multi-family residences, cultural facilities, workplace, K-12 and higher-education institutions—to the city as a whole, addressing infrastructure and transportation. Founded in 1978, the firm has offices in New York and Washington, DC.

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FXCollaborative at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Debates: Has New York Built Too Tall?

CTBUH New York Debates: Has New York Built Too Tall?

1 Mar 2018, Event Report – The New York "Future Leaders" Committee recently debated whether NYC has built too…

CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018

CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018

8 Feb 2018, Event – The New York Chapter steering committee met to get acquainted with new members,…

Debating Tall: Tall Buildings as Severe-Weather Shelters?

Debating Tall: Tall Buildings as Severe-Weather Shelters?

1 Feb 2018, CTBUH Journal Paper – In the CTBUH 2018 Journal Issue I, two experts debate on whether tall…

FXCollaborative at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Debates: Has New York Built Too Tall?
1 Mar 2018, New York City – Event Report
The New York "Future Leaders" Committee recently debated whether NYC has built too tall. The two sides discussed current challenges to development as well as future considerations.
CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018
8 Feb 2018, New York City – Event
The New York Chapter steering committee met to get acquainted with new members, reflect on 2017 initiatives, and plan for 2018.
Debating Tall: Tall Buildings as Severe-Weather Shelters?
1 Feb 2018, Chicago – CTBUH Journal Paper
In the CTBUH 2018 Journal Issue I, two experts debate on whether tall buildings would provide safe shelter during severe-weather.
CTBUH New York Holds Annual Holiday Party
14 Dec 2017, New York City – Event Report
The New York Chapter held their 2017 Holiday Party, hosted by Woods Bagot. Attendees mingled, enjoyed refreshments, and celebrated a successful year.
Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop Meets at 2017 CTBUH Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop, supported by the Australian Passive House Association, convened at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series
19 Jan 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future of Construction lecture series, titled “Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World.”
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.
NYC YPC Summer Social
11 Aug 2016, New York City – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee held their Summer Social event, hosted by FXFOWLE Architects in Manhattan, and met some of the people behind the 3 Hudson Boulevard development.
Eleven Times Square Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Eleven Times Square Office Building which was the last building to be developed as part of the 42nd Street Development
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver 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 Silver 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 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Bronze Sponsor
16 Oct 2003, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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Fatin Anlar

Fatin Anlar

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Jim Bushong

Jim Bushong

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, New York City, 2018 – Present
New York City, United States

Sudhir Jambhekar

Sudhir Jambhekar

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
New York City, United States

CTBUH Leaders at FXCollaborative

Fatin Anlar

Fatin Anlar

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Jim Bushong

Jim Bushong

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, New York City, 2018 – Present
New York City, United States

Sudhir Jambhekar

Sudhir Jambhekar

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
New York City, United States

Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
New York City, United States

David Wallance

David Wallance

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2015
New York City, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving FXCollaborative

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

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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Vertical Integration: An Educational/Residential Community Rises

30 May 2018 – CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall+Urban Conference
Joel Breitkopf, Alchemy Properties; Daniel Kaplan, FXCollaborative

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE

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Tall Buildings as Severe-Weather Shelters?

31 Jan 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I
Ilana Judah, FXCollaborative; Luke Leung, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III
Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Dan Kaplan, Ilana Judah & Daniel Piselli, FXFOWLE; Josephine Zurica, Dagher Engineering, PLLC

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Videos

Vertical Integration: An Educational/Residential Community Rises
30 May 2018 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall+Urban Conference; Joel Breitkopf, Alchemy Properties; Daniel Kaplan, FXCollaborative
Rising 102 meters above a mid-block site, 35XV is a unique, hybrid residential-academic building located in Manhattan’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. Utilizing excess development rights from the historic Xavier High School, the building’s design…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Christine Bruckner of M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan of FXFowle; Jay L. Berman of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and David Pontarini of Hariri Pontarini Architects answer questions at the end of 2016 China…
Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues. A FXFOWLE lead team is near completion on a research grant funded by The New York State Energy Research…
Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; David Wallance, FXFOWLE
There is an urgent need for a transformation in the way we design and build our cities that will bring down costs, and that will attract people to live in dense transit-based urban neighborhoods. This presentation will explore a specific proposal for…
Interview: David Wallance
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; David Wallance, FXFOWLE
David Wallance of FXFOWLE is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. David discusses modular construction.
2015 New York Conference - Session 2d - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult
Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; and Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 2d: Construction Advances.
Human Scale in Vertical Urbanism
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Sudhir Jambhekar, FXFOWLE Architects
As global cities continue their horizontal sprawl, climate change bears down on our finite natural resources, and energy costs and population growth soar, it is imperative that we look to verticality in urban design to create dense, sustainable, and…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 10 - Q & A
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 10 Questions & Answers session with speakers Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; Sudhir Jambhekar, FXFOWLE Architects; and Vinda Dravid, Sterling Engineering.
Interview: Sudhir Jambhekar
17 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Senior Partner, FXFOWLE Architects
Wednesday 17th September 2014. Shanghai, China. Sudhir Jambhekar of FX Fowle Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.
Beyond Tall Buildings
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Sudhir Jambhekar, Senior Partner, FX Fowle Architects, New York
The creation of architecture, particularly individual buildings, is about improving the built environment. However, it is equally important to think about infrastructure and public work as a critical component. The typologies benefit from good design…
Addressing India’s Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
3 Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Peter Weingarten, FX Fowle
Sudhir Jambhekar and Peter Weingarten, FXFowle, discussed Mumbai’s proposed 60-story world-class hotel, retail and residential tower (India Tower) to illustrate the inherent variableness of building within a developing economy at the CTBUH 8th World…

Papers/Research

Tall Buildings as Severe-Weather Shelters?
31 Jan 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; Ilana Judah, FXCollaborative; Luke Leung, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Recent strong weather events and heavy flooding in major coastal cities have prompted debate about where to shelter and what’s appropriate to build along coastlines. CTBUH research and academic projects have both focused on the issue recently. For…
ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind
ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the lecture series, and of this special edition, is to showcase some of the exemplary work done by women…
Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Dan Kaplan, Ilana Judah & Daniel Piselli, FXFOWLE; Josephine Zurica, Dagher Engineering, PLLC
A FXFOWLE lead team is near completion on a research grant funded by The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to determine if the Passive House Standard can be implemented on a tall residential building in the megacity of New York…
Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Jeffrey Raven, New York Institute of Technology; Jamy Bacchus, Iconergy
There is an urgent need for a transformation in the way we design and build our cities that will bring down costs, and that will attract people to live in dense transit-based urban neighborhoods. A specific proposal for a new type of modular building…
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…
The Resilient Urban Skyscraper as Refuge
Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Ilana Judah, FXFOWLE; Fiona Cousins, Arup
This paper investigates the role of the Urban Skyscraper with respect to climate change resilience. Large urban centers are now experiencing the consequences of climate change, and are facing colossal social and economic impacts. As buildings that…
Human Scale in Vertical Urbanism
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Sudhir Jambhekar & Edward Mayer, FXFOWLE Architects
As global cities continue their horizontal sprawl, climate change bears down on our finite natural resources, and energy costs and population growth soar, it is imperative that we look to verticality in urban design to create dense, sustainable, and…
Addressing India’s Local Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Pete Weingarten, Fox & Fowle Architects
In developing countries, places where builders are routinely confronted with challenges inherent to poor infrastructure, obstacles effecting constructability, and a lack of political will and state resources, the sustainable tall building provides a…
Sustainable Design in High-Rise Residential
Aug 2007 – CTBUH Journal, Summer 2007; Dan Kaplan, FX Fowle Architects, PC
Major cities and metropolitan areas across the United States have been witnessing a renaissance in urban development. According to the report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2006, issued by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP last…

FXCollaborative Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed5 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed1 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 11 Years
Most Common Function office, 6 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 9 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving FXCollaborative

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