CTBUH Silver Member

SWA Group

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Sausalito

Website: http://www.swagroup.com/

SWA is a world leader in landscape architecture, planning, and urban design. Professionally focused and employee-owned, its foremost passion is to create exceptional places for clients.

SWA works with large, multi-functional sites and small, intimate spaces, and is one of the few firms capable of creating high-profile projects at a large scale. Its designs and plans are customized for each client's aspirations—based on deep experience, technical knowledge, cutting-edge research, and ""big ideas.""

SWA's work is fueled by a deep appreciation for nature and the beauty of natural systems. SWA is also inspired by the complexity of human-made systems and the human interactions they influence. At SWA’s core is a passion for imaginative, solution-oriented design that adds value to land, buildings, cities, regions, and people’s lives.

Fields of Expertise

Landscape Architecture; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • Sausalito

Buildings

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

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

3

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

4

Wuhan Greenland Center

475.6 m / 1,560 ft

5

Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

6

Zifeng Tower

450 m / 1,476 ft

7

The Exchange 106

445.5 m / 1,462 ft

8

Wuhan Center Tower

443.1 m / 1,454 ft

9

Dongguan International Trade Center 1

426.9 m / 1,401 ft

10

Shenzhen Center

375.6 m / 1,232 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

10 October 2011

Entering the Clouds

Skyscrapers are built more than just to serve the purpose of the people who use them; they also have a responsibility to the city and...

Global News

10 July 2020

Shanghai Tower Starts Repairs on Water Leak

Videos surfaced on Monday 6 July, 2020 after tenants from the 9th to the 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found...

Global News

08 May 2020

Residential High-Rise Slated for Los Angeles' Westside for First Time in 40 Years

A Gensler-designed 34-story residential tower currently under construction on Los Angeles's Westside is poised to become the area's first residential high-rise in nearly 40 years. ...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (45%), 25 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (59%), 32 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 56 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 54 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 56 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.