Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving Syska Hennessy Group

Haeundae I'Park

Haeundae I'Park, Busan

The Haeundae I’Park is a high-density mixed-use development which includes three high-rise residential towers on the coast of Busan.

Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower, Seoul

Taking inspiration from traditional Korean art forms in the design of the various interior spaces, the sleek tapered form will stand out from the city's rocky mountainous topography.

Carlton Centre

Carlton Centre, Johannesburg

Once the home to the five-star Carlton Hotel, the Carlton Centre provides a birds-eye view of downtown Johannesberg.

Samsung China Headquarters

Samsung China Headquarters, Beijing

The Samsung China Headquarters, a mixed-use building located in the city's growing central business district, is notable for its white glass exterior that reflects the skyline.

About Syska Hennessy Group

At Syska Hennessy Group, they create exceptional environments. By combining their expertise with all of the next generation tools that technology has to offer, they are able to provide high performance engineering, consulting and commissioning solutions for the built environment.

They are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice and to supporting their clients with integrity and commitment. Through their highly collaborative approach, they engage with their clients to help them meet their challenges head on.

They embrace social responsibility, both in their workplace and in their design practice. And they are early adaptors of the 2030 Challenge, committing their practice to achieving carbon neutrality. Their thought leadership section demonstrates that they're ahead of their industry's curve.

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Syska Hennessy Group at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design

14 Nov 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a discussion on strategies for…

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

4 Apr 2017, CTBUH-Related News – CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the…

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…

Syska Hennessy Group at CTBUH

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design
14 Nov 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a discussion on strategies for healthcare resiliency, featuring architects, engineers, project managers and owners.
CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide
4 Apr 2017, Seoul – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the fifth tallest building worldwide at 555 meters.
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.
Insights and Innovations - The First 3D Printed Office Building
16 Dec 2015, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH Chicago held a presentation that introduced current research and advances in the field of 3D printed building design.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver 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 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 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Silver 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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Robert Bolin

Robert Bolin

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012

Jeffrey Martin

Jeffrey Martin

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
Chicago, United States

David Fannon

David Fannon

CTBUH International Research Seed Funding, Peer Review Panel, 2012
New York City, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving Syska Hennessy Group

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

Climate, Cladding, and Conditioning Systems

19 Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessey; Russell Gilchrist, Gensler

Track 11: Façade as Climate Moderator Q & A

19 Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Presentation Questions & Answers

Water as The Next Oil: Strategies For Local Collection, Treatment and Re- Use In Supertall Buildings

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Hie Jae Kim, Syska Hennessy Group

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Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
James Carrigan, Brian Blicher & Laura Bennett, SYSKA Hennessy Group; Chief Ronald Spadafora, New York City Fire Department

Climate, Cladding, and Conditioning Systems (One Size Fits All?)

Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessy; Russell Gilchrist, Gensler

Videos

Climate, Cladding, and Conditioning Systems
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessey; Russell Gilchrist, Gensler
This presentation examines the impact of building massing, the window to wall ratio (WWR), and two essential components of high-rise design – building envelope performance (including a ventilated curtain wall) and the energy performance of the HVAC…
Track 11: Façade as Climate Moderator Q & A
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Presentation Questions & Answers
The Track 11 panel consisting of Henk de Bleecker, Permasteelisa Group; Thomas Winterstetter, Werner Sobek Group; Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessey; Russell Gilchrist, Gensler, answer questions from the delegates.
Water as The Next Oil: Strategies For Local Collection, Treatment and Re- Use In Supertall Buildings
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Hie Jae Kim, Syska Hennessy Group
The construction of supertall structures in major cities has created increased densities of population and increased demand for potable and non-potable water. Given the scale of these developments, there are many opportunities to reduce overall water…
Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 20: Q&A
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference; Dario Trabucco, IUAV University of Venice; Yasser Mahgoub, Qatar University; Philip Vivian, Bates Smart; Michael Volk, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Vienna; Abbas Aminmansour, University of Illinois at Urbana-Ch
Question & Answers session for Track Session 20.
Balancing Energy, Air Movement, Daylight and Comfort in Atria in Tall Buildings
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessy Group
Atria have become ubiquitous as an amenity feature in mixed use, tall building developments around the world, with the unique ability to convey a sense of "space, light and movement", and when designed optimally creates the social center of the tall…

Papers/Research

Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; James Carrigan, Brian Blicher & Laura Bennett, SYSKA Hennessy Group; Chief Ronald Spadafora, New York City Fire Department
Syska Hennessy Group and the Fire Department of the City of New York propose a paper and presentation detailing an overview of Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings in New York City. The paper will focus on a history of notable high-rise building…
Climate, Cladding, and Conditioning Systems (One Size Fits All?)
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Robert Bolin, Syska Hennessy; Russell Gilchrist, Gensler
The construction of tall buildings is no longer confined to their origins in North America. This phenomenon has been migrating eastward via the Middle-East to East Asia. China alone proposes to build 50,000 new high-rise buildings by 2025. This…

Syska Hennessy Group Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 13 Completed2 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 2 Completed
Average Building Age 13 Years
Most Common Function office, 8 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 10 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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