Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Perkins+Will

1700 Huangxing Road

1700 Huangxing Road, Shanghai

The building is part of a mixed-use district and is intended to be a new anchor for a developing district in Yangpu District of Shanghai.

900 North Michigan Avenue

900 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago

This 265 meter skyscraper features large, upscale shopping and was the second vertical mall built along the Magnificent Mile.

Jade Signature

Jade Signature, Sunny Isles Beach

The 57-story beachfront tower offers sweeping views both eastward over the ocean and westward over the bay and city.

Skybridge

Skybridge, Chicago

Defy the conventional. That was the design objective of this award-winning, 39-story residential tower in the "Greektown" neighborhood of downtown Chicago.

About Perkins+Will

Since 1935, Perkins+Will has created innovative and award-winning designs for the world’s most forward-thinking clients. They are architects, interior designers, urban designers, landscape architects, consultants, and branded environment experts who approach design from all scales and perspectives.

They combine a deeply humanistic approach with results-driven pragmatism to create dynamic spaces for people. Research-focused and inventive, every day they reimagine how space can be used to foster stronger ties between communities, the built environment, and nature.

Their transformative designs help students learn better, patients heal faster, business teams perform stronger, and city dwellers have more meaningful daily experiences.

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Perkins+Will at CTBUH

CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event

CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event

26 Jul 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Atlanta recently held an evening of panel presentations that addressed some…

Fourth Building Tall Lecture Series: Greening Tall

Fourth Building Tall Lecture Series: Greening Tall

1 Feb 2018, Event Report – The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) and CTBUH hosted a panel discussion on…

CTBUH and AIA Highlight 2017's Top Middle Eastern Architects

CTBUH and AIA Highlight 2017's Top Middle Eastern Architects

4 Oct 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Dubai and AIA Middle East partnered to host an event that focused on this…

Perkins+Will at CTBUH

CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event
26 Jul 2018, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta recently held an evening of panel presentations that addressed some of the challenges and opportunities associated with designing mass timber structures.
Fourth Building Tall Lecture Series: Greening Tall
1 Feb 2018, Chicago – Event Report
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) and CTBUH hosted a panel discussion on the movement to incorporate green features into tall buildings.
CTBUH and AIA Highlight 2017's Top Middle Eastern Architects
4 Oct 2017, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Dubai and AIA Middle East partnered to host an event that focused on this year's top Middle Eastern architects and interior designers.
CTBUH Joins Chicago Seminar on Mass Timber Buildings
8 Jun 2017, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH joined a CCHRB seminar on "The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with Wood in the 21st Century," focused on new applications of wood as a structural material.
Seattle YPC Tours Troy Block
1 Dec 2016, Seattle – Tour Report
The Seattle Chapter of the Young Professionals Committee hosted a site tour of Troy Block, providing significant insight into the relationship of the historical and new.
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 14th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
12 Nov 2015, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 14th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the daytime Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
6 Nov 2014, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 13th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the daytime Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 12th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
7 Nov 2013, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 12th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 11th Annual Awards VIP Table Sponsor
18 Oct 2012, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 11th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 10th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
3 Nov 2011, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 10th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
21 Oct 2010, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 9th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
CTBUH 8th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
22 Oct 2009, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 8th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
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.
CTBUH 5th Annual Awards Dinner Sponsor
26 Oct 2006, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 5th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2018 – Present
Chicago, United States

David LeFevre

David LeFevre

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2014 – Present
Atlanta, United States

Daniel Figatner

Daniel Figatner

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Global, 2018 – Present
Chicago, United States

CTBUH Leaders at Perkins+Will

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2018 – Present
Chicago, United States

David LeFevre

David LeFevre

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2014 – Present
Atlanta, United States

Daniel Figatner

Daniel Figatner

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Global, 2018 – Present
Chicago, United States

Firas Hnoosh

Firas Hnoosh

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Luca Vigliero

Luca Vigliero

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Matthew Kuhl

Matthew Kuhl

CTBUH Annual Conference, Steering Committee, 2019
Chicago, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving Perkins+Will

River Beech Tower: A Tall Timber Experiment

20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue II
Jeff Sanner & Todd Snapp, Perkins+Will; Alejandro Fernandez, Thornton Tomasetti; et al.

The High-rise as a Retirement Community

Aug 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue III
Bridget Lesniak & Robert Neper, Perkins + Will; Donald Hamlin, Thornton Tomasetti

Papers/Research

River Beech Tower: A Tall Timber Experiment
20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue II; Jeff Sanner & Todd Snapp, Perkins+Will; Alejandro Fernandez, Thornton Tomasetti; et al.
The Chicago River Beech Tower is a collaborative research effort with the goal of identifying challenges and opportunities associated with designing increasingly tall mass timber structures. This paper represents the team’s findings to date on these…
The High-rise as a Retirement Community
Aug 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue III; Bridget Lesniak & Robert Neper, Perkins + Will; Donald Hamlin, Thornton Tomasetti
As cities are becoming denser, the functions of high-rises are expanding. In addition, the central business district is no longer the exclusive region of the high-rise form.

Perkins+Will Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 10 Completed1 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Average Building Age 22 Years
Most Common Function office, 4 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 5 Buildings
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Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Perkins+Will

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