Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Kinemetrics

Capital Gate Tower

Capital Gate Tower, Abu Dhabi

Throughout history, a strong link has existed between iconic architecture and exhibitions. One of the best known examples is Paris’ Eiffel Tower, Capital Gate is Abu Dhabi's icon.

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.

Sky Tower

Sky Tower, Abu Dhabi

Sky Tower is a 292 meter tall skyscraper in Abu Dhabi that was the city's tallest building when it completed in 2010.

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.

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.

717 Olympic

717 Olympic, Los Angeles

717 Olympic offers tenants exclusive access to the rooftop observation deck, spa, pool, and exercise facilities.

611 Place

611 Place, Los Angeles

The 611 Place building was featured in a number of Hollywood movies, including Epicenter, in which it was destroyed by an earthquake.

ADNOC Headquarters

ADNOC Headquarters, Abu Dhabi

ADNOC Headquarters, situated next to the Arabian Gulf, was designed to allow occupants flexibility in physical space as well as optimal views of the coastline.

777 Tower

777 Tower, Los Angeles

The 777 Tower, rising from the corner of South Figueroa and West Eighth Streets is the sixth tallest high rise in Los Angeles. It epitomizes the Postmodern use of a stretched skin style

Allianz Tower

Allianz Tower, Istanbul

The Allianz Tower is Turkey’s first LEED Platinum tower and the project brings together a sculptural massing rooted in place and a solar-responsive skin alluding to Islamic tradition.

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.

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Kinemetrics at CTBUH

Derek Skolnik

Derek Skolnik

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Los Angeles, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving Kinemetrics

Kinemetrics Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 43 Completed
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed
Average Building Age 25 Years
Most Common Function office, 30 Buildings
Most Common Material Steel, 19 Buildings
Building Functions
Building Materials

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

Tall Buildings Involving Kinemetrics

1   Burj Khalifa 2010 828 m Dubai
2   TAIPEI 101 2004 508 m Taipei
3   ADNOC Headquarters 2015 342 m Abu Dhabi
4   Salesforce Tower 2018 326 m San Francisco
5   U.S. Bank Tower 1990 310 m Los Angeles
6   Sky Tower 2010 292 m Abu Dhabi
7   World Trade Center Abu Dhabi - The O… 2014 277 m Abu Dhabi
8   Aon Center 1974 262 m Los Angeles
9   Gas Company Tower 1991 228 m Los Angeles
10   Wells Fargo Tower 1983 226 m Los Angeles
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.