CTBUH Platinum Member

Buro Happold

About

Member Since: 1997

Member Offices: Bath, Chicago, Dubai, Mumbai, New York City

Website: http://www.burohappold.com

From their very first project, they have used their intricate knowledge of the industry to push the boundaries and achieve more. It is this commitment that sets them apart, that adds value, that makes them award winning.

They are at the forefront of low energy design: they deliver projects that have less carbon emissions and are more sustainable, they deliver projects that do not cost the earth.

Buro Happold understands what it takes to create a project that thrives; it takes great consideration of future use, building in the resilience that will allow it to operate for generations, it means creating something that engages communities and respects diversity.

Fields of Expertise

Building Maintenance; Civil Engineering; Computers / IT / Software; Engineering, Multi-discipline; Engineering, Other; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Protection; Façade Design / Engineering; Fire Engineering; Geotechnic / Foundations; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Security Consultancy; Structural Engineering; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Makkah Royal Clock Tower
601 m / 1,972  ft
2 FORZA Tower
460 m / 1,509  ft
3 111 West 57th Street
435.3 m / 1,428  ft
4 Al Hamra Tower
412.6 m / 1,354  ft
5 PIF Tower
385 m / 1,263  ft
6 Nanjing Nexus Tower 1
350 m / 1,148  ft
7 ADNOC Headquarters
342 m / 1,122  ft
8 Hengqin International Finance Center
337.7 m / 1,108  ft
9 Shimao International Plaza
333.3 m / 1,094  ft
10 The Index
326 m / 1,070  ft

Awards

PingAn Property & Casualty Insurance Tower

Winner: PingAn Property & Casualty Insurance Tower

Systems Award 2023

Ctbuh Leaders

Anil Hira

Anil Hira

CTBUH India Chapter, 2012 – Present

Dubai

Suzanne Provanzana

Suzanne Provanzana

CTBUH Chicago Chapter, 2021 – Present

Chicago

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

27 May 2021

CTBUH Chicago + NYC FLC Presents The Jewel Changi Airport Presentation by Buro Happold

The new mixed-use complex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore delivers an exceptional experience for the 85 million passengers that pass through it every year....

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Research

16 May 2023

World Surpasses 2,000 Buildings of 200 Meters or Greater Height

This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such...

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Global News

11 January 2024

Competition-Winning Design with Vertical Greenery in Chengdu

Architecture firm MVRDV has won the competition to design two buildings in the Tianfu Software Park in Chengdu, including a 150-meter office high-rise that provides...

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Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 India Tower

700 m / 2,296 ft

2 Chicago Spire

610 m / 2,000 ft

3 Makkah Royal Clock Tower

601 m / 1,972 ft

4 Alrriyadah Ritz Carlton

494 m / 1,621 ft

5 FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

6 World One

442 m / 1,450 ft

7 111 West 57th Street

435 m / 1,428 ft

8 Al Hamra Tower

413 m / 1,354 ft

9 Suning Xinjiekou Plaza

388 m / 1,273 ft

10 PIF Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

11 Nanjing Nexus Tower 1

350 m / 1,148 ft

12 ADNOC Headquarters

342 m / 1,122 ft

13 Hengqin International Finance Center

338 m / 1,108 ft

14 Shimao International Plaza

333 m / 1,094 ft

15 The Index

326 m / 1,070 ft

16 The Landmark

324 m / 1,063 ft

17 Sumo Tower 1

322 m / 1,056 ft

18 Heartland 66 Office Tower

321 m / 1,052 ft

19 Fanya International Finance Building North

318 m / 1,043 ft

20 Fanya International Finance Building South

318 m / 1,043 ft

21 Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 2

315 m / 1,033 ft

22 MahaNakhon

314 m / 1,030 ft

23 Varso Tower

310 m / 1,017 ft

24 KAFD World Trade Center

304 m / 997 ft

25 Supernova Spira

300 m / 984 ft

26 NBK Tower

300 m / 984 ft

27 Aspire Tower

300 m / 984 ft

28 Qianhai Prisma East Tower

300 m / 984 ft

29 Dayabumi

290 m / 953 ft

30 Prestige Liberty North Tower

290 m / 951 ft

31 One Victoria

282 m / 926 ft

32 World One

280 m / 919 ft

33 Icone Tower

275 m / 902 ft

34 Al Faisaliah Center

267 m / 876 ft

35 Suning Plaza Tower A

266 m / 873 ft

36 Riyad Bank Tower

264 m / 866 ft

37 Three Sixty West Tower B

260 m / 853 ft

38 Three Sixty West Tower A

256 m / 839 ft

39 Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 1

255 m / 837 ft

40 Permata Sapura Tower

253 m / 828 ft

41 Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 1

250 m / 820 ft

42 Qianhai Prisma West Tower

250 m / 820 ft

43 The Headquarters Business Park

236 m / 774 ft

44 Burj Daman

235 m / 771 ft

45 Samba Bank HQ Tower

231 m / 758 ft

46 Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 2

230 m / 755 ft

47 Al Faisal Tower

227 m / 745 ft

48 Lodha Venezia

227 m / 744 ft

49 Aro

225 m / 738 ft

50 Two ICC

223 m / 732 ft

51 InterContinental Hotel West Bay

220 m / 722 ft

52 Unicredit Tower

218 m / 714 ft

53 100 East 53rd Street

217 m / 711 ft

54 Lodha Azzuro

213 m / 698 ft

55 Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A

212 m / 696 ft

55 Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B

212 m / 696 ft

55 Omkar 1973 Worli Tower C

212 m / 696 ft

58 Capital Plaza Residential Towers

210 m / 689 ft

59 Hotel America

210 m / 689 ft

59 Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 3

210 m / 689 ft

61 Ping An Property & Casualty Insurance Tower

209 m / 684 ft

62 Hudsons Tower

207 m / 680 ft

63 25 Park Row

203 m / 666 ft

64 Kohinoor Square Tower A

202 m / 662 ft

65 Zhuhai Hengqin Xinqu Ahongda Finance Tower 1

200 m / 656 ft

66 Prestige Liberty South Tower

200 m / 656 ft

67 Capital Plaza Office Tower

200 m / 656 ft

68 Riviera Tower

198 m / 650 ft

69 One ICC

198 m / 648 ft

70 Heartland 66 Tower SA3

197 m / 648 ft

71 One Portal Way Building A

195 m / 641 ft

72 Miami Innovation Tower

193 m / 633 ft

73 Abdul Aziz Al Babtain Cultural WAQF

189 m / 619 ft

74 Varyap Meridian A Block

188 m / 618 ft

75 DUO Residences

186 m / 610 ft

76 Vauxhall Cross South Tower

186 m / 609 ft

77 One Portal Way Building C

185 m / 608 ft

78 ADIA Tower

185 m / 607 ft

79 Parnas Tower

185 m / 607 ft

80 One Portal Way Building E

182 m / 595 ft

81 Varyap Meridian C Block

180 m / 591 ft

82 Jordan Gate Tower 1

180 m / 591 ft

82 Jordan Gate Tower 2

180 m / 591 ft

82 Supertech Nova East

180 m / 591 ft

82 Supertech Nova West

180 m / 591 ft

86 30 St Mary Axe

180 m / 590 ft

87 DUO Tower

179 m / 589 ft

88 303 East 44th Street

179 m / 588 ft

89 Heartland 66 Tower SA2

177 m / 581 ft

90 The Ruby

174 m / 569 ft

91 National Bank of Abu Dhabi Headquarters

173 m / 568 ft

92 ONE

170 m / 558 ft

93 Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons

169 m / 554 ft

94 SBS Broadcasting Center

167 m / 548 ft

95 Capital Plaza Sofitel Hotel

166 m / 545 ft

96 The Tower at PNC Plaza

166 m / 544 ft

97 Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 1

165 m / 542 ft

98 Torre Iberdrola

165 m / 541 ft

99 American Copper Buildings West Tower

165 m / 540 ft

100 Varyap Meridian E Block

164 m / 538 ft

101 Heartland 66 Tower SA1

161 m / 529 ft

102 Southernwood Retail Park Block 1A

159 m / 522 ft

103 Kaishengyuan Plaza Tower A

159 m / 521 ft

103 Kaishengyuan Plaza Tower B

159 m / 521 ft

105 Q22 Tower

155 m / 509 ft

106 Morpheus

154 m / 504 ft

107 Vauxhall Cross North Tower

151 m / 496 ft

108 Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre

150 m / 492 ft

109 Tianfu Software Park Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

110 PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Residential Tower

149 m / 489 ft

111 BurJuman Centre

148 m / 486 ft

112 Commercialbank Plaza Tower

148 m / 486 ft

113 Book Tower

145 m / 475 ft

114 American Copper Buildings East Tower

143 m / 470 ft

115 Oxford Tower

139 m / 456 ft

116 PPA 30 Parcel 3.09

138 m / 453 ft

117 2 Trafalgar Way, Building 2

138 m / 451 ft

118 Grove Tower 1

136 m / 446 ft

119 One Bishopsgate Plaza

136 m / 446 ft

120 500 Folsom

133 m / 435 ft

121 Ferry Island Building 1 North Tower

129 m / 423 ft

122 RWE Turm

127 m / 417 ft

123 Glasgow Tower

127 m / 417 ft

124 The Stage

126 m / 413 ft

125 PP 10 Parcel 4.08

126 m / 413 ft

126 PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Office Tower

125 m / 410 ft

127 Kohinoor Square Tower B

124 m / 406 ft

128 Faria Lima B32 Office Tower

123 m / 404 ft

129 Chelsea Waterfront-West Tower

122 m / 402 ft

130 Port Baku Business Center

120 m / 394 ft

131 Supertech Astralis

120 m / 394 ft

132 Grove Tower 2

119 m / 391 ft

133 Jameson House

119 m / 389 ft

134 33-49 Des Voeux Road West

116 m / 381 ft

135 ToHa Tower 1

110 m / 362 ft

136 NOMA-Angel Gardens

110 m / 361 ft

137 2 Trafalgar Way, Building 3

109 m / 358 ft

138 The Helix

107 m / 352 ft

139 Zorlu Center Hotel Tower

107 m / 351 ft

139 Zorlu Center Tower A

107 m / 351 ft

139 Zorlu Center Tower B

107 m / 351 ft

139 Zorlu Center Tower C

107 m / 351 ft

143 LINEA

106 m / 348 ft

144 Hesperia Tower

105 m / 344 ft

145 PP 10 Parcel 2.14

105 m / 344 ft

146 Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 2

105 m / 343 ft

147 One Horizon Center

104 m / 341 ft

148 UŠĆE Office Tower 2

104 m / 341 ft

149 The Power Station

104 m / 341 ft

150 Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 1

103 m / 337 ft

151 Centre House North Building

102 m / 334 ft

152 Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 3

101 m / 330 ft

153 Nanjing Nexus Tower 2

100 m / 328 ft

154 888 Boylston Street

99 m / 325 ft

155 Canaletto

96 m / 314 ft

156 LKF Square

94 m / 308 ft

157 Regency Heights-Prince Regent

91 m / 300 ft

158 Prince of Wales Drive Building A

90 m / 296 ft

159 Varso 2

90 m / 295 ft

160 2 Trafalgar Way, Building 1

87 m / 287 ft

161 BankMed HQ

87 m

285 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 20 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,876 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
161 MEBE One Khimki Plaza

87 m / 285 ft

163 Chelsea Waterfront East Tower

85 m / 279 ft

164 Lewisham Retail Park-Block A

84 m / 276 ft

165 PPA 30 Parcel 5.01

83 m / 272 ft

166 Varyap Meridian B Block

82 m

269 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
166 Varyap Meridian D Block

82 m

269 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 24 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
168 Mount Parker Residences

82 m / 268 ft

169 PP 10 Parcel 4.07

81 m / 266 ft

169 Varso 1

81 m / 266 ft

171 One Portal Way Building B

80 m / 263 ft

172 Porsche Design Tower

80 m / 262 ft

173 East Bank UAL London College of Fashion

80 m / 261 ft

174 Brill Place Tower

78 m / 256 ft

175 Museum of The Future

78 m / 255 ft

176 PPA 30 Parcel 5.06

77 m / 253 ft

177 Thameside West-Phase 1 Building A

75 m / 247 ft

177 Thameside West-Phase 1 Building B

75 m / 247 ft

179 Southwark Station OSD

75 m / 247 ft

180 CandleHouse

73 m / 240 ft

181 Lodha Venezia Social Housing

73 m / 239 ft

182 The Cube

72 m / 237 ft

183 Centre House South Building

72 m / 235 ft

184 Prince of Wales Drive Building B

72 m / 235 ft

185 One Portal Way Building F

68 m / 222 ft

186 One Angel Square

68 m / 221 ft

187 Baltyk Tower

65 m / 213 ft

188 One Portal Way Building D1

64 m / 211 ft

189 101 Whitechapel High Street

63 m / 205 ft

190 Prince of Wales Drive Building F

62 m / 204 ft

191 Southernwood Retail Park Hotel

54 m / 178 ft

192 Oxo Tower Wharf

53 m / 175 ft

193 Minneapolis Public Service Building

53 m / 173 ft

194 PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower A

49 m / 160 ft

195 Southernwood Retail Park Block 1B

47 m / 155 ft

196 Southernwood Retail Park Block 2A

41 m / 133 ft

197 PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower B

39 m

128 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 9 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,876 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
197 PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower C

39 m

128 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 9 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,876 other buildings of the same Office function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
199 Trafalgar Place

36 m / 119 ft

200 Infinitus Plaza Building A

36 m / 117 ft

200 Infinitus Plaza Building B

36 m / 117 ft

202 PP 10 Parcel 2.09

35 m / 113 ft

203 EDGE Suedkreuz

29 m / 94 ft

204 One Portal Way Building D2

28 m / 93 ft

205 The Financial Plaza

27 m / 88 ft

206 PVN Tower

-

207 Monroe Block Office Tower

-

208 West Harbin Station Tower 1

-

208 West Harbin Station Tower 2

-

210 Monroe Block Residential Tower

-

211 Globe Road Tower 1

-

212 Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 1

-

212 Ashley Road East

-

212 Ferry Island Building 1 South Tower

-

215 Elephant Park H1 Office

-

215 North Island Tower

-

215 Whitehall Road Tower

-

218 Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 2

-

219 Welbourne Plot Tower

-

220 Ashley Road West

-

221 Globe Road Tower 2

-

221 Globe Road Tower 3

-

221 PPA 30 Parcel 2.08

-

224 Ferry Island Building 2

-

224 Sir Michael Uren Hub

-

226 Lankuaikei Agriculture Development Headquarters

-

227 Bay Opera of Shenzhen

-

227 Maryah Plaza Hotel Tower

-

227 Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 2

-

227 Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 3

-

227 Tianfu Software Park Tower 2

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Statistics

Average Building Age*

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (37%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (72%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 75 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 67 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

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