Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Gilsanz Murray Steficek

510 Madison

510 Madison, New York City

The modernist tower with clean facade lines and flexible interior spaces features a garden terrace on the 6th floor.

Torre Caja Madrid

Torre Caja Madrid, Madrid

Designed by Lord Norman Foster, Torre Caja Madrid is the tallest building in the Cuatro Torres Business Area complex.

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.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building, New York City

The Empire State Building stood as the world's tallest building for over 40 years, longer then any other skyscraper in history.

About Gilsanz Murray Steficek

Gilsanz Murray Steficek provides structural engineering and building envelope consulting for a diverse range of construction and restoration projects. These include tall office and residential towers, theaters, housing, educational buildings, sports facilities, sculptures, landmarks and special structures.

The firm’s leaders involve themselves in professional activities and publish technical papers relevant to structural design. They are dedicated to building their future reputation on the firm’s exceptional service to clients and their projects – big and small.

Their clients include architects, public and non-public institutions, building owners, developers, contractors, building managers, corporations, artists and engineers in other trades. Their staff has experience with innovative use of materials, composite construction, and construction technology.

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Gilsanz Murray Steficek at CTBUH

Milan Tall Building Conference

Milan Tall Building Conference

19 Apr 2016, Event Report – The Tall Buildings Iuav International Conference held its sixth annual seminar at…

Gary Steficek

Gary Steficek

CTBUH Awards Renovation Jury, 2019
New York City, United States

Achim Hermes

Achim Hermes

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
New York City, United States

Joseph Basel

Joseph Basel

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

CTBUH Resources Involving Gilsanz Murray Steficek

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.

Award of Excellence

Reinventing Woolworth: Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Skyscraper

Oct 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue IV
Gary Steficek & Petr Vancura, Gilsanz Murray Steficek


Reinventing Woolworth: Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Skyscraper
Oct 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue IV; Gary Steficek & Petr Vancura, Gilsanz Murray Steficek
This article presents a case study of structural and logistical issues involved in the adaptive reuse of an early 20th-century skyscraper, and outlines the case for achieving sustainability through such repurposing. Through skillful structural design…

Gilsanz Murray Steficek Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed1 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Average Building Age 45 Years
Most Common Function office, 7 Buildings
Most Common Material Steel, 5 Buildings
Building Functions
Building Materials

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

Tall Buildings Involving Gilsanz Murray Steficek