Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Langan Engineering

10 Hudson Yards

10 Hudson Yards, New York City

This building uses four glazing systems to make up the façades; a cable wall, and three types of shingled curtain walls, composed of energy-efficient glass.

181 Fremont

181 Fremont, San Francisco

Winner of the 2019 CTBUH Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Awards this mixed-use building uses an exoskeleton structure to allow for open floor plates without columns.

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.

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.

461 Dean Street

461 Dean Street, New York City

461 Dean Street is the first project in Pacific Park and upon completion the tallest building to be built using prefabricated modular construction.

555 Mission Street

555 Mission Street, San Francisco

This 148 meter office tower in the South of Market area is part of a new generation of skyscrapers built in San Francisco's downtown since 2000.

56 Leonard

56 Leonard, New York City

56 Leonard's irregularly projecting floors, as well as the irregular spacing and location of the balconies throughout its 57 stories have nicknamed the building the "Jenga".

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.

Avalon Brooklyn Bay

Avalon Brooklyn Bay, New York City

This development won a 2019 CTBUH Geotechnical Engineering Award of Excellence, due to its performance-informed foundation design.

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

Baccarat Hotel & Residences, New York City

Baccarat Hotel & Residences form and craftsmanship is inspired by the eponymous luxury crystal brand that owns the building.

Continuum on South Beach

Continuum on South Beach, Miami Beach

The Continuum on South Beach are residential towers located in southern Miami Beach. The South tower opened in 2002, while the North tower opened in 2008.

Courtyard & Residence Inn Manhattan/Central Park

Courtyard & Residence Inn Manhattan/Central Park, New York City

This Midtown hotel consists of two independent hotels vertically stacked and separated by a sky lobby.

Eleven Times Square

Eleven Times Square, New York City

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

Hearst Tower

Hearst Tower, New York City

The Hearst Headquarters became the first New York City commercial office building to achieve Gold LEED Certification from the US Green Building Council.

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.

One Rincon Hill

One Rincon Hill, San Francisco

Located on the apex of Rincon Hill, this residential complex contains two skyscrapers that share a common townhouse podium.

One57

One57, New York City

The complex design of this midtown Manhattan skyscraper reflects the structural requirements of a markedly elongated tower.

Salesforce Tower

Salesforce Tower, San Francisco

Winning the 2019 CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide Award, this tapering building minimizes shadows and uses many techniques to improve environmental sustainability.

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.

Ten Museum Park

Ten Museum Park, Miami

Optimized configurations of the residences maximize spatial openness and viewing spectrum, allowing for flexibility of lifestyle.

The Tower at PNC Plaza

The Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

The Tower at PNC Plaza incorporates both highly technical green systems and channels for meaningful social interactions through a vertical column of two-story atriums.

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.

About Langan Engineering

Founded as a geotechnical specialty firm in 1970, Langan quickly became involved in many large, complex projects located throughout the eastern part of the United States. As their growth continued, they leveraged their highly technical base to expand into the civil engineering and environmental disciplines.

Their client-focused, highly entrepreneurial culture helped evolve additional technical capabilities and enable geographic expansion into the southeast and western regions of the United States. Langan International was formed to support global clients and partner with the world's elite design and construction teams around the world.

After four successful decades, their reputation for providing innovative solutions that yield measurable value for their clients continually forges new enduring relationships for the firm and distinguishes Langan from the competition.

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Langan Engineering at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Presents: What Lies Beneath

1 May 2019, Event Report – Seventy attendees gathered for the CTBUH New York Chapter‘s seminar on seismic…

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum

29 Jun 2017, Tour Report – CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-…

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

6 Jun 2017, Tour Report – CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site…

Langan Engineering at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Presents: What Lies Beneath
1 May 2019, New York City – Event Report
Seventy attendees gathered for the CTBUH New York Chapter‘s seminar on seismic design, hosted at Langan’s New York office.
CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum
29 Jun 2017, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-construction One Thousand Museum building in Downtown Miami.
CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour
6 Jun 2017, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site of One Vanderbilt, which will rise to 427 meters when completed in 2021.
CTBUH Philadelphia: Creating Real Estate Out of Thin Air
3 May 2016, Philadelphia – Event Report
The CTBUH Philadelphia Committee hosted speakers at the Hayworth Showroom in Philadelphia to discover how the development at 30th Street Station can be made a reality.
Performance and Behavior of Tall Buildings for Wind Loads
13 Jan 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted an event on wind engineering and understanding its effects on tall buildings as well as to provide insight into the engineering efforts in design of shorter buildings.
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.
San Francisco Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, San Francisco – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured San Francisco and its architectural marvels, from new construction to old historic buildings.
High Line Urban Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured High Line, which have significantly changed the urban landscape of New York City, from its history to its near-future.
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.
VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development
9 Jul 2015, New York City – Event Report
At the Bank of America Tower in New York City, more than 200 professionals attended “VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development in Manhattan.”
New York Conference Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting
17-21 Nov 2014, New York City – Event Report
Plans for the 2015 Conference in New York are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Bank of America Tower Nov. 18.

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John J. McElroy Jr.

John J. McElroy Jr.

CTBUH Chapter Secretary, 2018 – Present
Philadelphia, United States

Christine Hough

Christine Hough

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018
Philadelphia, United States

Can Karayel

Can Karayel

CTBUH Country Representative, 2013 – 2015
Istanbul, Turkey

CTBUH Leaders at Langan Engineering

John J. McElroy Jr.

John J. McElroy Jr.

CTBUH Chapter Secretary, 2018 – Present
Philadelphia, United States

Christine Hough

Christine Hough

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018
Philadelphia, United States

Can Karayel

Can Karayel

CTBUH Country Representative, 2013 – 2015
Istanbul, Turkey

Alan Poeppel

Alan Poeppel

CTBUH Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury, 2019
New York City, United States

Rudy Frizzi

Rudy Frizzi

CTBUH Working Group: Foundations, 2015 – 2017
New York City, United States

Ramin Golesorkhi

Ramin Golesorkhi

CTBUH Working Group: Performance Based Seismic Design, 2015 – Present
San Francisco, United States

George Leventis

George Leventis

CTBUH Working Group: Foundations, 2015 – 2017
New York City, United States

Tasos Papathanasiou

Tasos Papathanasiou

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
New York City, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving Langan Engineering

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.

Winner

Award of Excellence

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
George Leventis & Alan Poeppel, Langan

2015 New York Conference - Session 1b - Q&A

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

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making
George Leventis, Alan Poeppel & Konstantinos Syngros, Langan International LLC

Papers/Research

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft
26 Oct 2015 – The Middle East: A Selection of Written Works on Iconic Towers and Global Place-Making; George Leventis, Alan Poeppel & Konstantinos Syngros, Langan International LLC
As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and foundation design for the Kingdom Tower. The challenging geography of the site chosen for the tower…

Langan Engineering Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 55 Completed17 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed6 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function residential, 32 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 49 Buildings
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Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Langan Engineering

1   Jeddah Tower - 1000 m Jeddah
2   Central Park Tower 2020 472 m New York City
3   One Vanderbilt 2021 427 m New York City
4   30 Hudson Yards 2019 387 m New York City
5   Three Sixty West Tower B - 361 m Mumbai
6   DAMAC Heights 2018 335 m Dubai
7   Salesforce Tower 2018 326 m San Francisco
8   53 West 53rd 2019 320 m New York City
9   50 Hudson Yards 2022 308 m New York City
10   35 Hudson Yards 2019 308 m New York City
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Jeddah Tower - 1000 m Jeddah
2   Signature Tower Jakarta 2025 638 m Jakarta
3   Central Park Tower 2020 472 m New York City
4   One Vanderbilt 2021 427 m New York City
5   30 Hudson Yards 2019 387 m New York City
6   Three Sixty West Tower B - 361 m Mumbai
7   DAMAC Heights 2018 335 m Dubai
8   Salesforce Tower 2018 326 m San Francisco
9   53 West 53rd 2019 320 m New York City
10   One Brickell City Centre - 317 m Miami
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed