Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Turner

190 South LaSalle

190 South LaSalle, Chicago

This Phillip Johnson designed post-modern skyscraper features a tapestry by Helena Hernmarck titled "The 1909 Plan of Chicago."

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.

Al Faisaliah Center

Al Faisaliah Center, Riyadh

The Al Faisaliah Center is square in plan with the four corners joining at the top above a golden glass sphere housing a high-end restaurant and observation deck.

Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City

The art of high-rise building design embraces, at least in part, how the observer reads the rise of the form from the earth to the sky.

Aspira Apartments

Aspira Apartments, Seattle

This residential skyscraper is located in the Denny Triangle neighborhood of Seattle and is designed to be eco-friendly with high walkability and public transit scores.

Bitexco Financial Tower

Bitexco Financial Tower, Ho Chi Minh City

Drawing inspiration from Vietnam's national flower, the lotus, the Bitexco Financial Tower is a representation of the aspiration and energy goals of Ho Chi Minh City.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Undoubtedly one of the wonders of the modern world, Burj Khalifa is graceful and elegant as it reaches upward with seeming ease.

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.

Exchange Place Center

Exchange Place Center, Jersey City

Exchange Place Center is located in a district that is sometimes referred to as "Wall Street West" due to the concentration of financial companies that have offices there.

Federation Towers - Vostok Tower

Federation Towers - Vostok Tower, Moscow

When completed in late 2016, the Federation Towers - Vostok Tower claimed the title of Europe's Tallest Building and was the third tallest building to open for occupancy that year.

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.

Hermitage Plaza

Hermitage Plaza, Courbevoie

Hermitage Plaza is a mixed-use project at the entrance of Europe's biggest central district, across from the Seine River.

KL118 Tower

KL118 Tower, Kuala Lumpur

KL118, the first building taller than the Petronas Towers proposed in Kuala Lumpur, is being constructed in the vicinity of Plaza Rakyat.

Kaleida Health GVI and UB CRTC

Kaleida Health GVI and UB CRTC, Buffalo

The Kaleida Health GVI and UB CRTC building houses a vascular institute, research center, emergency department, helipad, and other advanced medical facilities.

Taipei 101

Taipei 101, Taipei

The world's tallest building from 2004 to 2010 has since reinvented itself with a renovation that achieved LEED Platinum making it one of the world's greenest skyscrapers.

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As an international company, they are able to offer clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization. Turner is proactive in finding solutions for clients that best achieve their goals.

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Turner Connected Global News

New Details Emerge on Kuala Lumpur Supertall

New Details Emerge on Kuala Lumpur Supertall

24 Mar 2017, Kuala Lumpur – Project stakeholders announced in December 2016 that the 236-key hotel portion of…

32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York

32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York

22 Nov 2016, New York City – Tenants have begun moving into 461 Dean, a residential building by SHoP Architects…

Los Angeles Skyscraper Tops Out as Tallest Building in Western US

Los Angeles Skyscraper Tops Out as Tallest Building in Western US

6 Sep 2016, Los Angeles – Construction workers on September 3 placed a 10-ton spire atop the Wilshire Grand…

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New Details Emerge on Kuala Lumpur Supertall
24 Mar 2017 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Project stakeholders announced in December 2016 that the 236-key hotel portion of the 65-story Four Seasons Place will open in early 2018, and as the date nears, new…
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32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York
22 Nov 2016 – New York City, United States
Tenants have begun moving into 461 Dean, a residential building by SHoP Architects described as the world's tallest volumetric modular tower and billed a solution to meet…
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Los Angeles Skyscraper Tops Out as Tallest Building in Western US
6 Sep 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
Construction workers on September 3 placed a 10-ton spire atop the Wilshire Grand Tower, which is now architecturally topped out and poised to become the tallest building…
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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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Engineering Expert Describes Skyslide Structure on LA’s U.S. Bank Tower
16 Aug 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
The OUE Skyspace is part of a $60 million overhaul of the public areas of the 310-meter U.S. Bank Tower. The renovations include a Skyslide, which starts at the 70th…
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U.S. Bank Tower’s Glass SkySlide Now Open in Los Angeles
28 Jun 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
The U.S. Bank Tower’s new SkySlide – a glass slide suspended 305 meters above downtown Los Angeles – is now open for business. The slide begins on the 70th floor of the…
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The Sky Lobby of Houston’s JPMorgan Chase Tower Now Closed to the Public
22 Jun 2016 – Houston, United States
After years of serving as an unofficial observation point, the 60th-floor Sky Lobby at the JPMorgan Chase Tower in Downtown Houston has recently closed to the public,…
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Chinese Insurance Group Acquires Stake in Landmarked Manhattan Building
31 May 2016 – New York City, United States
In a deal worth $1.65 billion, a Chinese insurance group has taken a sizable, yet undisclosed, stake in a landmark New York office block. The insurer is now believed to…
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32-Story Volumetric Modular Building Topped Out in Brooklyn
16 May 2016 – New York City, United States
461 Dean Street has topped out in Brooklyn, New York. Designed by SHoP architects, the 32-story structure is set to become the first residential building to open at…
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Future Tallest West Coast Skyscraper Structurally Tops Out in LA
9 Mar 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
The future tallest West Coast skyscraper, the Wilshire Grand Center in downtown Los Angeles, hit a milestone on March 8 when crews hoisted the final beam to the roof of…
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U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles Plans Glass-Bottomed “Skyslide”
2 Mar 2016 – Los Angeles, United States
The owners of the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles are building a "Skyslide" as a part of a $50 million "Skyspace" renovation, transforming several floors of the building…
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New Jersey’s Future Tallest Tower Downsizes by 15 Meters
20 Jan 2016 – Jersey City, United States
The skyscraper set for 99 Hudson Street on Jersey City's waterfront has been knocked down 15 meters, now 271 meters. Additionally, it’s no longer 95 stories, but will…
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Preliminary Design of Burj 2020 Revealed at Cityscape Global in Dubai
11 Sep 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A preliminary design was revealed for Burj 2020, a skyscraper that could potentially reach up to 700 meters in height. The master-planned Burj 2020 District will comprise…
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Damper at TAIPEI 101 Records Biggest Movement Ever
11 Aug 2015 – Taipei, Taiwan
This past weekend TAIPEI 101's internal mechanisms set a new record while keeping it upright during a typhoon. On August 8, the building’s mass damper moved further than…
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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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TAIPEI 101 to Replace External Lighting With LEDs
23 Jun 2015 – Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei Financial Center Corp, which operates TAIPEI 101, said that it plans to replace all the traditional fluorescent tubes on the skyscraper’s external walls with LED…
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Architect Selected to Design World’s Tallest Office Tower in Dubai
18 Jun 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tall building specialist Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has been chosen by the master developer of Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) district to design…
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UAE Companies in Race to Build Second Tallest Tower in Dubai
21 May 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai is home to the iconic 828-meter Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, but companies there are now vying to claim second place on the list of tallest towers in…
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Extreme Cyclist Pedals Up Taiwan’s Taipei 101
24 Mar 2015 – Taipei, Taiwan
A Guinness World Record holder has cycled up 3,139 steps in the Taipei 101 tower, formerly the tallest building in the world. Polish extreme cyclist Krystian Herba…
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Work Continues on Jakarta’s Pertamina Tower
5 Jan 2015 – Jakarta, Indonesia
Construction work on Pertamina Tower, Jakarta, which began in January, 2014, is now well underway. Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the 530-meter, 99-story net-…
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Construction of Moscow’s Moscow-City Skyscraper Block to Complete in 2018
8 Dec 2014 – Moscow, Russia
Marat Khusnullin, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Urban Policy and Construction, said that the construction around Moscow’s International Business Center, Moscow-City, is…
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Foundation Work for Kuala Lumpur's KL118 to be Completed in 2015
1 Dec 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The developer expects foundation and piling works on the KL118 Tower, formerly known as Menara Warisan Merdeka, to be completed by the third quarter of 2015. The tower…
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Seattle’s Newest Skyscraper Underway
1 Dec 2014 – Seattle, United States
After being delayed for several years because of the economic downturn, work is underway on what will become one of Seattle's tallest and most distinct downtown…
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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Opens Highest Observation Deck in the World
14 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Burj Khalifa now has the world’s highest observation deck, following the unveiling of a new viewing level on the 148th floor. With its floor at 555.7 meters, it…
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Astana Skyline on the Rise
22 Aug 2014 – Astana, Kazakhstan
After years of economic growth, the Astana skyline is now punctuated by gleaming skyscrapers and Western-style shopping malls. More than a dozen high-rises have been…
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Makkah Clock Tower in Mecca to Open for Tourists After Hajj
18 Aug 2014 – Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The Makkah Clock Tower, the second tallest building in the world, will open for tourists after Haj 2014, according to officials. Overlooking the Grand Mosque, the Makkah…
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Mexico City’s Torre BBVA to be Completed in Late 2014
11 Aug 2014 – Mexico City, Mexico
When it’s completed later this year, Torre BBVA Bancomer will become the tallest building in Mexico, standing at 235 meters high. The tower promises to be a new urban…
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Los Angeles’ Tallest Building to Get Observation Deck
17 Jul 2014 – Los Angeles, United States
The U.S. Bank Tower will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck will provide visitors with a…
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FMC Tower Breaks Ground in Philadelphia
27 Jun 2014 – Philadelphia, United States
The long-awaited high-rise tower on Walnut Street in Philadelphia has broken ground and will be referred to as the FMC Tower, named after the twin headquarters of…
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Several Chicago Skyscrapers Changing Hands
4 Jun 2014 – Chicago, United States
In yet another sign of climbing office building values downtown, Hearn Co. is paying about $375 million for the 57-story Three First National Plaza in Chicago’s Loop and…
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Video: Daring Duo Leap from World’s Tallest Building
23 Apr 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In an event that claimed the new Guinness World Record title of Highest Base Jump from the Tallest Building, two men took the jump of a lifetime off the 828-meter Burj…
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Luxury Units at Four Seasons Place in Malaysia Selling Briskly – And Locally
24 Mar 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
At a Kuala Lumpur record of US$900,000- 3.6 million, units at the under-construction Four Seasons Place are 70 percent sold, with most buyers local to the region, which…
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Proposed Tallest Building in Malaysia Begins Construction
18 Mar 2014 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The long-anticipated Warisan Merdeka, which may oust the Petronas Towers as the tallest building in Malaysia, is set to begin construction, with Pintaras Jaya…
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Abu Dhabi Offers Least Expensive Office Space Despite Available Wealth
14 Mar 2014 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A recent report that found Hong Kong and Tokyo to be most expensive cities to rent skyscraper floor-space, also finds the United Arab Emirate cities of Dubai and Abu…
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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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World's Highest Observation Deck Planned for Burj 2020
4 Mar 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The developers of the 660-meter Burj 2020 plan to top the tower with an observation deck that will occupy its highest floor, thus aspiring to claim recognition for both…
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Half-Vacant U.S. Bank Building in L.A. Plans Reuse Reinvention
4 Mar 2014 – Los Angeles, United States
Overseas Union Enterprise, the developer that bought the U.S. Bank Building last year, has hired architecture firm Gensler to adapt the commercial building into a…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…
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Wilshire Grand's Continuous Concrete Pour May Break World Record
11 Feb 2014 – Los Angeles, United States
Construction of the supertall 335-meter Wilshire Grand Tower in Los Angeles is underway, with plans to fill a 30-meter foundation with concrete in one fell swoop on…
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Dubai’s Record-Breaking Fireworks Show Includes Burj Khalifa
2 Jan 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Always a place where “size matters,” Dubai kicked off 2014 with an appropriately gigantic fireworks display, launching more than 500,000 incendiaries in six minutes. The…
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First B2 Module Stacked
13 Dec 2013 – New York, United States
The first of 930 modular units was lifted into place at B2, which at 347 feet (105.8 m) is set to become the world’s tallest modular building. Considerable fanfare…
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Ground Broken for Indonesian Supertall
10 Dec 2013 – Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian energy company Pertamina has started construction of the 530-meter, 99-floor Pertamina Energy Tower project, according to Metro TV News. Commencement of the…
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Rents Rates Released for B2 Tower
3 Dec 2013 – New York City, United States
The subsidized units at Forest City Ratner's B2, a residential tower in the Atlantic Yards mega-development, will start at $494 per month. About half of the units will be…
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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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Pennsylvania Developer Launches FMC Tower
5 Nov 2013 – Philadelphia, United States
Brandywine Realty has announced it will develop the 47-story FMC Tower at Cira Centre South, a skyscraper project which could become the sixth-tallest building in…
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Tour the B2 Factory with Gizmodo
25 Oct 2013 – New York City, United States
Gizmodo has published an article that takes the reader on a tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yards factory, which fabricates the elements that will be used to construct the B2…
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Chinese Investors Purchase One Chase Manhattan Plaza
21 Oct 2013 – New York City, United States
The Chinese firm Fosun International Ltd., one of the largest private-investment companies in China, has purchased One Chase Manhattan Plaza. Fosun will pay JPMorgan…
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Greenland Takes Major Stake in Atlantic Yards
14 Oct 2013 – New York City, United States
Chinese state-owned property developer Greenland Holdings Group signed a preliminary deal to take a majority stake in Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn's 22-acre (9-hectare)…
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Parisian Skyscraper Pair May Move Forward
18 Sep 2013 – Paris, France
Russian developer Hermitage seems to be moving forward with its long-stalled Hermitage Plaza in the La Defense district of Paris. The €3 billion (US$4 billion) complex…
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Norwegian Fund Makes Major Investment in NYC Tower
12 Sep 2013 – New York City, United States
Boston Properties has agreed to sell a 45 percent interest in the ground leasehold interest and tax credits in Times Square Tower to the Norwegian Government Pension Fund…
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Branding Tall Buildings as Luxurious
6 Sep 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Arabian Business profiles the process of marketing tall buildings in a recent article, including the man responsible for branding the Burj Khalifa. John Brash of Brash…
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One Chase Manhattan Plaza on the Market
19 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
JP Morgan Chase & Co. is selling its former headquarters, the 60-story 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza in lower Manhattan. The tower, containing 2.2 million square feet (204,000…
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Google Takes to the Skies, Courtesy of the Burj
26 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Google has taken its Street View imagery to the top of the Burj Khalifa, under the direction of Pascal Malite, Street View Program Manager. Google spent three days at the…
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Video: Watch the Climb to the Top
10 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photographer Joe McNally recently captured a series of dizzying images from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. He has also released an interesting…
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US Bank Puts Names on Johnson Tower
16 May 2013 – Chicago, United States
Minneapolis-based US Bankcorp will put its name on a downtown Chicago skyscraper as it expands its presence there, according to the Chicago Tribune. The bank purchased…
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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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Video: Watching a Sand Storm from the Burj Khalifa
7 May 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan climbed to the top of the 828-meter (2,722-foot) Burj Khalifa last week with plans to photograph the city. When he arrived at the…
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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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Minneapolis' Tallest Sold for $253 million
29 Apr 2013 – Minneapolis, United States
The Philip Johnson-designed IDS Center tower in downtown Minneapolis has been sold. Florida-based Beacon Investment Properties and its Israeli partner companies purchased…
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Prudential Buys Miami Tower
23 Apr 2013 – Miami, United States
New Jersey-based Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has acquired the Sabadell Financial Center in Miami, Florida, for $185 million from Testa American Real Estate…
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Hear the Burj Khalifa Creaking in a Storm
17 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A recent video posted on YouTube of Dubai's Burj Khalifa records what it's like to be in the tower while experiencing the strong winds of a storm. The building, which is…
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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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The Man Behind the Burj Khalifa Seeks to Do It Again
1 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The chairman and founder of real estate giant Emaar Properties, Mohammed Alabbar, is developing plans to build a 1 kilometer-plus tower in Asia. In an extensive interview…
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Indonesian Investors Buy Half-empty US Bank Tower
12 Mar 2013 – Los Angeles, United States
Los Angeles's US Bank Tower, the tallest building west of the Mississippi, has sold for $367.5 million to Singapore-based hotel and property group Overseas Union…
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Wilshire Grand Architect Takes the Design Personally
7 Mar 2013 – Los Angeles, United States
Construction is progressing on the long-awaited Wilshire Grand hotel redevelopment project, World Architecture News reports. Designing the 73-story skyscraper, which has…
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Seven Bryant Park Breaks Ground
27 Feb 2013 – New York City, United States
On Monday, developers launched construction of 7 Bryant Park, a 28-story steel and glass tower located on the corner of New York's 40th Street and Sixth Avenue. The Pei…
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Seattle Skyscraper Project Announces Hotel Tenant
14 Feb 2013 – Seattle, United States
SLS Hotels, owned by Los Angeles hospitality company SBE, will open a 14-story hotel in the re-launched Fifth and Columbia Tower, developers announced yesterday. The 660-…
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Plans Moving Forward to Build Tallest Tower in Los Angeles
11 Feb 2013 – Los Angeles, United States
After years of delays and changes, Korean Airlines has unveiled its AC Martin-designed plans for the 73-story Wilshire Grand tower in LA’s financial district. The $1…
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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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Photographer Offers Panoramic Views from Burj Khalifa
29 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan has produced a 360-degree panorama from the top of the Burj Khalifa, providing stunning views of the Dubai landscape. The image…
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Stalled Skyscraper Back On a Schedule
23 Jan 2013 – Seattle, United States
Construction of a stalled 660-foot (200-meter) tower in downtown Seattle will begin this fall, according to developers. The project, which has been on hold for five years…
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Emaar Moving Forward with Dubai Hotel
9 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai developer Emaar has awarded the construction contract for a 370-meter hotel, which will be the second tallest building in Downtown Dubai, after Burj Khalifa, the…
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Video: World’s Tallest Building Celebrates New Year
2 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, welcomed in the new year with an appropriately Dubai-scale fireworks display. The light show was accompanied by a performance…
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CTBUH: Top Ten Tall Building Stories of the Year
21 Dec 2012 – Chicago, United States
This was a pivotal year for the tall building industry, with dramatic projects making headlines around the world. Not only did skylines grow taller, skyscrapers were…
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Atlantic Yards Modular Tower Launched
20 Dec 2012 – New York City, United States
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg and Brooklyn leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the first building of the borough's Atlantic Yards development. The 32-story B2…
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Burj Khalifa Struck by Lightning
11 Dec 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photos have emerged of a lightning bolt striking the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The tallest building in the world was hit during a rare electric storm that passed through the…
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New York Project Will Use Pre-Fab System
28 Nov 2012 – New York City, United States
After months of speculation, New York developer Forest City Ratner has confirmed plans to use a pre-fabricated construction system for a 32-story residential tower in the…
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Paris Development Making Progress
5 Nov 2012 – Paris, France
Plans to build two of Europe’s tallest towers in a Paris suburb are moving forward, despite community protests. The Russian developer expects to have financing in place…
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Korean Air Begins to Clear Site for LA's Second Tallest Building
24 Oct 2012 – Los Angeles, United States
Demolition work began today on the 1952 Wilshire Grand hotel in Los Angeles, clearing the site for a new hotel tower. The rebuilt $1 billion Wilshire Grand will still be…
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Photos Released of Burj Khalifa in a Fog
19 Oct 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Daily Mail offers exclusive photos of Burj Khalifa at sunrise rising above an engulfing fog. German photographer Bjoern Lauen captured the images of the 828-meter (…

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Inaugural Program & Construction Management Working Group Meeting

16 Oct 2016, Event Report – The Program and Construction Management Working Group of the CTBUH held their…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

CTBUH Board of Trustees Set the Agenda for 2017

16 Oct 2016, Event Report – The Board of Trustees held their second meeting of the year in conjunction with the…

Turner at CTBUH

Inaugural Program & Construction Management Working Group Meeting
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Program and Construction Management Working Group of the CTBUH held their inaugural meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Shenzhen during the 2016 International Conference.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold 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.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Set the Agenda for 2017
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Board of Trustees held their second meeting of the year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference to discuss the Council’s plans for 2017.
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 Malaysia: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
21 Jul 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Event Report
CTBUH Malaysia held its inaugural event in the Malaysian Petroleum Club at Petronas Towers, kindly supported by KLCC and Turner International Malaysia.
Call for Ideas: CTBUH Vertical Futures Research
5 Apr 2016, New York City – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH is conducting an ambitious research project to identify the innovative technologies that will shape the future of tall buildings and cities around the world.
CTBUH 14th Annual Awards VIP 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.
Seattle Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Seattle – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Seattle, gateway to Asia and icon of the Pacific Northwest, where they witnessed a showcase of tall building and technological innovation.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Platinum 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 Wins Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction
5 Oct 2015, New York City – CTBUH News
CTBUH is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the illustrious 2015 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction.
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.
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 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
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 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 9th Annual Awards VIP 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.
2010 CTBUH Fellows Announced
Aug 2010, Chicago – CTBUH News
The CTBUH is pleased to announce its 2010 Fellows, recognized for their contribution to the Council over a significant period of time.
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 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.
Regional Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress
2-6 Mar 2008, Dubai – Tour Report
Though much of the Congress was focused on Dubai, there was the opportunity for delegates to witness the incredible achievements of some of the other cities in the Middle East.
CTBUH 4th Annual Awards Contributor
18 Oct 2005, New York City – Awards Event
The CTBUH 4th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in the Astor Ballroom of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.
CTBUH 3rd Annual Awards Dinner Table Sponsor
17 Nov 2004, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 3rd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.
CTBUH 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Gold 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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Abrar Sheriff

Abrar Sheriff

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Thomas McCool

Thomas McCool

CTBUH Advisory Group, 1999 – 2011
Philadelphia, United States

Douglas Bennett

Douglas Bennett

CTBUH Awards Jury, 2005
New York City, United States

CTBUH Leaders at Turner

Abrar Sheriff

Abrar Sheriff

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Thomas McCool

Thomas McCool

CTBUH Advisory Group, 1999 – 2011
Philadelphia, United States

Douglas Bennett

Douglas Bennett

CTBUH Awards Jury, 2005
New York City, United States

Thomas B. Gerlach

Thomas B. Gerlach

CTBUH Awards Jury, 2003
Seattle, United States

Michael Doring

Michael Doring

CTBUH Working Group: Program & Construction Management, 2016 – Present
Jakarta, Indonesia

David Bradford

David Bradford

CTBUH Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2012

Nicholas E.  Billotti

Nicholas E. Billotti

CTBUH Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2001
New York City, United States

Karl Almstead

Karl Almstead

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Philadelphia, United States

William Howell

William Howell

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2015
Mexico City, Mexico

Matt Makes

Matt Makes

CTBUH Student Competition First-Round Jury, 2016
New York City, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving Turner

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith, thyssenkrup

Facilitating the World’s Tallest Buildings: Nicholas Billotti

12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"
Nicholas E. Billotti, Turner International

Interview: Nicholas Billotti

12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
Chairman, Turner International LLC

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Merdeka PNB118 Case Study: Adding Value to the Growing City

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects; YM Tengku Dato’ Ab. Aziz Tengku Mahmud, PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad; Peter Ramstedt & David Terenzio Turner International LLC

KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Peter Ramstedt, Chien Jou Chen, Matthew Hennessy & David Terenzio, Turner International LLC

Logistical and Structural Design Challenges of the World’s Tallest Statue

26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront
William Howell & Jairam Panch, Turner Construction; Mandar Nadkarni, Meinhardt; James Wisniewski, Michael Graves & Associates

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Videos

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith, thyssenkrup
Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith, thyssenkrup present in the 2016 China Conference…
Facilitating the World’s Tallest Buildings: Nicholas Billotti
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Nicholas E. Billotti, Turner International
Nicholas E. Billotti, Chairman, Turner International, speaks at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a presentation entitled "Facilitating the World’s Tallest Buildings: Nicholas Billotti,” where he provides an overview of his lifetime’s…
Interview: Nicholas Billotti
12 Nov 2015 – 2015 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Chairman, Turner International LLC
Nicholas Billotti, Chairman, Turner International LLC, discusses the contruction industry with Chris Bentley, during the 2015 CTBUH Awards Symposium at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Billotti is the 2015 recipient of the Fazlur R. Khan…
2015 Awards - Session 2 Q&A
12 Nov 2015 – CTBUH "14th Annual Awards"; Chair: Douglas Mass, Cosentini Associates
Nicholas E. Billotti, Chairman, Turner International, Michael George, Regional Director, JLL, Alberto Alarcon, Chief Executive Officer, HOLEDECK, Maria Ramirez, Managing Director, HOLEDECK, and Mun Summ Wong, Founding Director, WOHA Architects,…
Logistical and Structural Design Challenges of the World’s Tallest Statue
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; William Howell, Turner International
The Statue of Unity, a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is slated to be the world’s tallest statue at 182 meters in height. It will be constructed at the Sadhu-Bet Island, 3.5 kilometers south of Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in the Narmada…
2015 New York Conference - Session 2a - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
Jong-Ho Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants; William Howell, Turner International; and Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 2a: Technological Advances in Asia.
The Challenges of Constructing and Project Managing Tall Buildings in Asia
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Abdo Kardous, Hill International
Michael Doring, Turner Construction
Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells
Chia Pan, Ronald Lu & Partners

Even as Asia is a staging ground for many of the world’s most ambitious urban construction projects, there are many realities on the ground that can throw up obstacles on the road from vision to realization. In the panel “The Challenges of…
CTBUH 11th Annual Awards Dinner
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Dinner 2012
The 11th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe's iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago. The 2012 "Best Tall Building Overall" award went to Doha Tower in Doha, Qatar. The first Tall…
Burj Khalifa: Creating the World’s Tallest Integrated “Vertical City”
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; David Bradford, Turner International
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is more than simply an icon for fast-growing Dubai. Emaar Properties created the world’s most dramatic example of an integrated vertical city, combining residential space, a luxury hotel, restaurants,…
Plenary 3 - The Past, Present and Future of “the World’s Tallest” Q & A
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Panel Questions & Answers
Session Chair Timothy Johnson moderates as the panel consisting of: Cathy Yang, Taipei Financial Center Corp.; David Bradford, Turner International; & Talal Al-Maiman, Kingdom Real Estate Development Co. take questions from delegates.
CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Dinner
21 Oct 2010 – CTBUH "9th Annual Awards"; Dinner 2010
The 9th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago. In a surprise move the CTBUH announced that the Burj Khalifa had won the inaugural new "Global Icon"…
Delivering Sustainable Tall Buildings
Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Michael Deane, Turner
Michael Deane, Turner, talked about the role of the builder in delivering sustainable tall buildings at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai. Using projects completed by Turner as examples and citing data from Turner Construction’s Green Market…
Construction of Articulated Towers
26 Oct 2007 – Presentation at CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference; Nicholas Billotti, Turner Construction
Nicholas E. Billotti, President & Chief Executive Officer of Turner International LLC, draws on a number of unique structures that Turner has been involved with globally at the CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference held in the Herman Hall, Illinois Institute…
CTBUH 6th Annual Awards
25 Oct 2007 – Awards Symposium & Dinner Videos; Dinner 2007
The CTBUH 6th Annual Awards Dinner, set within the atmospheric setting of Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology, celebrated the remarkable achievements of a number of distinguished individuals and project teams…

Papers/Research

Merdeka PNB118 Case Study: Adding Value to the Growing City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Karl Fender, Fender Katsalidis Architects; YM Tengku Dato’ Ab. Aziz Tengku Mahmud, PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad; Peter Ramstedt & David Terenzio Turner International LLC
Tall buildings embody objectives ranging from pure business to nation building. The KL118 Tower in particular represents these objectives and more as it successfully knits together cultural and social needs into the urban fabric to revitalize a…
KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Peter Ramstedt, Chien Jou Chen, Matthew Hennessy & David Terenzio, Turner International LLC
In the construction of tall towers a variety of pile testing methodologies are used. Piles can be tested for many purposes including the optimization of pile design, operational verification, and quality assurance of completed piles or perhaps for…
Logistical and Structural Design Challenges of the World’s Tallest Statue
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; William Howell & Jairam Panch, Turner Construction; Mandar Nadkarni, Meinhardt; James Wisniewski, Michael Graves & Associates
The Statue of Unity, a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is slated to be the world’s tallest statue at 182 meters in height. It will be constructed at the Sadhu-Bet Island, 3.5 kilometers south of Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in the Narmada…
Delivering Sustainable Tall Buildings
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Michael Deane, Turner Construction Company
This paper will cover the role of the builder in delivering sustainable tall buildings. Using projects completed by Turner as examples and citing data from Turner Construction’s Green Market Barometer Surveys, it will discuss the high degree of…

Turner Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 66 Completed9 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 13 Completed5 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 26 Years
Most Common Function office, 55 Buildings
Most Common Material Steel, 30 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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