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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.

Residence Antilia

Residence Antilia, Mumbai

Antilia is a residential complex that at the time of completion, in 2010, was reported to be the most expensive home in the world – it includes a staff of 600 to maintain the residence.

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.

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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 Connected Global News

Co-Working Startup Inks Deal to Build 36-Floor Mixed-Use Co-Living Space in Seattle

Co-Working Startup Inks Deal to Build 36-Floor Mixed-Use Co-Living Space in Seattle

7 Aug 2017, Seattle – New York City-based co-working startup is expanding its co-living residential program to…

Atlanta’s Future Tallest Residential Tower Proposed for the Midtown District

Atlanta’s Future Tallest Residential Tower Proposed for the Midtown District

19 Jun 2017, Atlanta – Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown district will soon be home to the city’s tallest residential…

Foundation Work Completes for Phase One of Winnipeg’s True North Square

Foundation Work Completes for Phase One of Winnipeg’s True North Square

26 Apr 2017, Winnipeg – The owner of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets continues the transformation of a downtown parcel…

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Perkins+Will Connected Global News

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Co-Working Startup Inks Deal to Build 36-Floor Mixed-Use Co-Living Space in Seattle
7 Aug 2017 – Seattle, United States
New York City-based co-working startup is expanding its co-living residential program to Seattle at a 36-story mixed-use building—designed as a place to live, work, and…
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Atlanta’s Future Tallest Residential Tower Proposed for the Midtown District
19 Jun 2017 – Atlanta, United States
Atlanta’s vibrant Midtown district will soon be home to the city’s tallest residential tower, according to developers. No. 2 Opus Place is a proposed 53-story glass tower…
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Foundation Work Completes for Phase One of Winnipeg’s True North Square
26 Apr 2017 – Winnipeg, Canada
The owner of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets continues the transformation of a downtown parcel set to become home to a mixed-use district. Thus far, foundation work has completed…
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Bridgestone Americas Tower Approaching Final Height in Nashville
11 Jan 2017 – Nashville, United States
Construction progress has been advancing steadily at the site of the Bridgestone Americas Tower in downtown Nashville. The 30-story office tower is already becoming a…
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Plans Submitted for 28-Story Student Housing Tower in Cambridge
30 Nov 2016 – Cambridge, United States
According to filings with the City of Cambridge, MIT has plans for a new 28-story building which will include 30,000 square meters of graduate student housing and 1,800…
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Conceptual Timber Tower Proposal Revealed for Chicago
12 Oct 2016 – Chicago, United States
As part of the Riverline master plan along the Chicago River, the visionary River Beech Tower is a residential high-rise. At 80 stories tall, the conceptual brief caters…
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Twin Leaning Towers Proposed for Seattle
6 Oct 2016 – Seattle, United States
Perkins + Will have redesigned a proposed twin-tower 33-story condo development to be built adjacent to the Frye Art Museum. The new concept features a pair of “leaning…
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Construction Progressing on Jeddah’s Upcoming Sail Tower
23 Sep 2016 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Currently under construction, the 64-story Sail Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will include a Shangri-La Hotel, serviced apartments, and condominiums. The tower's design…
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Chicago’s Riverline Complex Breaks Ground
13 Sep 2016 – Chicago, United States
On a sunny afternoon in downtown in Chicago, a groundbreaking was held for Riverline, a community of more than 3,600 residences to be located on vacant property and a…
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New Owners Weighing Changes for One Oxford Centre in Pittsburgh
2 Sep 2016 – Pittsburgh, United States
The new owner of One Oxford Centre has plans to renovate the tower, which may include swapping out some of the retail space in the atrium for office and business…
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Delayed Chicago Riverline Complex to Break Ground with Building D
3 Aug 2016 – Chicago, United States
The upcoming Riverline complex is facing a temporary delay due to a hold-up in Chicago’s bond process. This process is expected to be resolved soon, but in the meantime,…
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Jade Signature Tower Nears Completion in Sunny Isles Beach
28 Jul 2016 – Sunny Isles Beach, United States
Construction began on the 55-story Jade Signature tower in 2013, with the structure in the Miami region now nearing finalization ahead of its slated 2017 completion.…
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Plans Revealed for Atlanta's Soon-to-Be Second Tallest Tower
26 Jul 2016 – Atlanta, United States
Plans have been revealed for 98 Fourteenth Street – a 280-meter residential and hotel tower that, when complete, will become Atlanta’s second tallest building after the…
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Crews Prep Chicago’s Massive Multi-Phase Riverline Site for Construction
30 Mar 2016 – Chicago, United States
The Riverline complex is creeping towards reality as crews prepare the empty 2.8-hectare site for construction. Approved in 2015, the transformative master plan calls for…
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City of Chicago Approves Major Development Along River
11 Feb 2016 – Chicago, United States
Plans for Perkins+Will’s Riverline project include five residential towers, a series of townhouses, public park space, over 3,600 residential units, a river walk, and 16,…
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High-Rise Chicago Retirement Community Begins Extensive Upgrades
14 Aug 2015 – Chicago, United States
The Clare, a 53-floor high-rise retirement residence, will begin a multi-million dollar renovation. The tower is the only urban, luxury high-rise fully constructed…
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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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65-Story, Garden-Centric Condo Tower Planned For East 37th In New York City
13 Mar 2015 – New York City, United States
A tall, slender condo tower designed is headed for East 37th Street in New York City. The design for the tower, which is bisected by five open-air gardens, debuted in…
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Nashville Breaks Ground on 30-Story Tower in SoBro
10 Feb 2015 – Nashville, United States
Work began last week on the $232.6 million Perkins + Will-designed headquarters for Bridgestone Americas. At 30 stories, the new tower would be among the city’s tallest…
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Chicago Biomedical Research Tower Gets New Look
11 Sep 2014 – Chicago, United States
Northwestern University is ready to move forward with its plan to erect a new biomedical research tower on the site of Prentice Hospital in Chicago. Northwestern has…
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Toronto to Receive Ryerson University Vertical Campus
15 Aug 2014 – Toronto, Canada
Toronto’s Ryerson University is continuing to expand its downtown presence with a new project referred to as the Church Street Development, planned for a parking lot on…
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Proposed Tallest Skyscraper Not Up to Code in Miami Beach
24 Mar 2014 – Miami Beach, United States
Developers Related Group of Florida and Crescent Heights have announced a proposal for a 50-story, 168-meter-tall glass residential tower in Miami Beach at 500 Alton Road…
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Latest Jade Signature Design and Construction Details
5 Aug 2013 – Miami, United States
While no official launch ceremony has been held, construction has begun in Miami on the Herzog and de Meuron-designed Jade Signature tower, according to reports by local…
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Herzog & de Meuron's Miami Tower Revealed
29 May 2013 – Miami, United States
Swiss Pritzker Prize-winning firm Herzog & de Meuron has revealed the design of its Jade Signature Tower on Miami's Sunny Isles Beach. Produced in collaboration with…

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Perkins+Will at CTBUH

CTBUH Joins Chicago Seminar on Mass Timber Buildings

8 Jun 2017, Event Report – CTBUH joined a CCHRB seminar on "The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with…

Seattle YPC Tours Troy Block

1 Dec 2016, Tour Report – The Seattle Chapter of the Young Professionals Committee hosted a site tour of Troy…

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…

Perkins+Will at CTBUH

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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Todd Snapp

Todd Snapp

CTBUH Journal
Chicago, United States

Jeff Sanner

Jeff Sanner

CTBUH Journal
Chicago, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving Perkins+Will

One Yonge: A Case Study for Complete Vertical Communities

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

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 9 Completed2 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

1   Aon Center 1973 346 m Chicago
2   900 North Michigan Avenue 1989 265 m Chicago
3   Chase Tower 1969 265 m Chicago
4   Sail Tower 2018 240 m Jeddah
5   Burj Daman 2014 235 m Dubai
6   Jade Signature 2017 194 m Sunny Isles Beach
7   One Oxford Centre 1983 187 m Pittsburgh
8   The Clare 2009 179 m Chicago
9   Residence Antilia 2010 173 m Mumbai
10   Boeing International Headquarters 1990 171 m Chicago
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Aon Center 1973 346 m Chicago
2   900 North Michigan Avenue 1989 265 m Chicago
3   Chase Tower 1969 265 m Chicago
4   Sail Tower 2018 240 m Jeddah
5   Burj Daman 2014 235 m Dubai
6   Jade Signature 2017 194 m Sunny Isles Beach
7   One Oxford Centre 1983 187 m Pittsburgh
8   Riverline Building A - 182 m Chicago
9   The Clare 2009 179 m Chicago
10   Residence Antilia 2010 173 m Mumbai
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed