CTBUH Gold Member

CallisonRTKL

About

Member Since: 1995

Member Offices: Shanghai

Website: http://www.callisonRTKL.com

CallisonRTKL is a global architecture, planning and design practice. Over the last 70 years, we have created some of the world’s most memorable and successful environments for developers, retailers, investors, institutions and public entities. Our legacy provides us with the tools to respond to today’s needs and the insight to forecast future industry trends. We know that staying ahead is as much about mastering the bottom line as it is about understanding people and culture. That’s why our firm revels in disruption—in attacking old problems in new ways, in shifting paradigms and challenging conventional wisdom. With more than four decades of experience creating retail environments, platforms and solutions for some of the industry’s biggest disrupters, we understand what’s driving today’s market and tomorrow’s consumers.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

1995

Member Offices

  • Shanghai

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

Wuxi Suning Plaza 1

328 m / 1,076 ft

2

Shimao Pingshan Center

302 m / 991 ft

3

Kunming Rainbow Yunnan First City Tower 1

286 m / 938 ft

4

China Resources Center 2

280 m / 919 ft

5

Fortune Jinmao Tower A

278 m / 912 ft

6

Lotte Center Hanoi

272 m / 892 ft

7

Naberezhnaya Tower Block C

268.4 m / 881 ft

8

66 Tower 1

261.8 m / 859 ft

9

66 Tower 2

261.8 m / 859 ft

10

Burj Vista Tower 1

254.6 m / 835 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

26 October 2015

High-Density, Mixed-Use Developments and the Guiyang Riverside Theatre Project

This presentation examines the strategies necessary to create responsible and profitable high-density, mixed-use developments, specifically in the Asian market. Using the Guiyang Riverside Theatre project...

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Research

01 February 2017

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes

As the high-rise phenomenon moves from first- to second- and third-tier cities in China, high-density vertical urban developments are shaping the future identities of these...

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Global News

16 December 2019

Site Acquired for Proposed Residential Complex in Los Angeles

Chinese developer City Century has acquired a prime development site across the street from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles, where it intends to build...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Lotte World II Hotel

Seoul

800 m

2,625 ft

2

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

508 m

1,667 ft

3

Kaisa Feng Long Centre

Shenzhen

500 m

1,640 ft

4

Nantong 408

Nantong

408 m

1,339 ft

4

Nantong Zhongnan Tower

Nantong

408 m

1,339 ft

6

Net-Zero Tower

Qingdao

400 m

1,312 ft

7

Azure Coast Tower

Qingdao

400 m

1,312 ft

8

Imperial 3

Mumbai

355 m

1,165 ft

9

Wuxi Suning Plaza 1

Wuxi

328 m

1,076 ft

10

Bashang Jie North Tower

Hefei

317 m

1,040 ft

11

Bashang Jie South Tower

Hefei

310 m

1,016 ft

12

Shimao Pingshan Center

Shenzhen

302 m

991 ft

13

Figueroa Centre

Los Angeles

297 m

975 ft

14

Kunming Rainbow Yunnan First City Tower 1

Kunming

286 m

938 ft

15

China Resources Center 2

Hefei

280 m

919 ft

15

One Liberty Tower (Sandton City)

Johannesburg

280 m

919 ft

17

Fortune Jinmao Tower A

Lanzhou

278 m

912 ft

18

Landmark Riverside A1

Chongqing

276 m

906 ft

19

Brickell Financial Centre Phase II

Miami

275 m

902 ft

20

Lotte Center Hanoi

Hanoi

272 m

892 ft

21

Naberezhnaya Tower Block C

Moscow

268 m

881 ft

22

Shagang Tower 1

Zhangjiagang

268 m

879 ft

23

66 Tower 1

Shanghai

262 m

859 ft

23

66 Tower 2

Shanghai

262 m

859 ft

25

Burj Vista Tower 1

Dubai

255 m

835 ft

26

Raffles Hotel

Jakarta

253 m

831 ft

27

Belgrade Tower at Belgrade on The Water

Belgrade

250 m

820 ft

28

The 42

Kolkata

249 m

817 ft

29

Fifth & Hill

Los Angeles

241 m

789 ft

30

Crescent Bay Tower 6

Mumbai

240 m

786 ft

31

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 1

Changsha

238 m

781 ft

32

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 2

Changsha

237 m

777 ft

33

Changsha Xinhe Delta Office

Changsha

235 m

771 ft

34

Shuibei Jewelry Headquarters Tower A

Shenzhen

232 m

762 ft

35

Menara BCA

Jakarta

230 m

755 ft

36

UNI-Center Tower A

Shenzhen

225 m

738 ft

37

China Resources Building

Chongqing

224 m

734 ft

38

Crescent Bay Tower 5

Mumbai

223 m

730 ft

39

Waldorf Astoria Chengdu

Chengdu

220 m

722 ft

40

China Resources Center 1

Hefei

218 m

716 ft

41

AVIC Center Office Tower

Shenzhen

216 m

710 ft

42

Kempinski Residences

Jakarta

215 m

705 ft

43

World Trade Center 1

Yiwu

215 m

705 ft

44

Maike Centre Office Tower

Xi’an

215 m

705 ft

45

Shenzhen Gemdale Center Tower 1

Shenzhen

209 m

686 ft

46

Ciputra World Residential Tower

Jakarta

207 m

679 ft

47

Crescent Bay Tower 4

Mumbai

207 m

677 ft

48

Oceanwide Plaza Tower I

Los Angeles

206 m

677 ft

49

Union Bank Plaza

Pasig

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 1

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 2

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 3

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 4

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 5

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

50

Eye Park 6

Dubai

206 m

676 ft

56

Chengdu Fantasia Meinian Plaza, Tower C

Chengdu

204 m

670 ft

56

Chengdu Fantasia Meinian Plaza, Tower D

Chengdu

204 m

670 ft

58

Huarun Tower

Chengdu

201 m

659 ft

59

Crescent Bay Tower 3

Mumbai

200 m

656 ft

60

Grand Hyatt Shenzhen

Shenzhen

195 m

639 ft

61

DBS Bank Tower

Jakarta

194 m

636 ft

62

Viridian at Greenhills

San Juan (PH)

190 m

623 ft

63

Shagang Tower 2

Zhangjiagang

188 m

617 ft

64

Crescent Bay Tower 2

Mumbai

187 m

615 ft

65

Warsaw Trade Tower

Warsaw

187 m

614 ft

66

COFCO Tianjin Joy City Office Tower

Tianjin

186 m

609 ft

67

City Centre

Seattle

185 m

606 ft

68

Gables Republic Tower

Dallas

184 m

602 ft

69

UNI-Center Tower 5

Shenzhen

182 m

598 ft

70

PPA 30 Parcel 4.09

Riyadh

182 m

597 ft

71

UNI-Center Tower 6

Shenzhen

182 m

596 ft

72

UNI-Center Tower 1

Shenzhen

181 m

594 ft

72

UNI-Center Tower 3

Shenzhen

181 m

594 ft

74

Crescent Bay Tower 1

Mumbai

181 m

594 ft

75

H Office Tower

Dubai

174 m

569 ft

76

Xi'an International Center, T6

Xi’an

172 m

564 ft

77

Xi'an International Center, T7

Xi’an

172 m

564 ft

78

Kunming Rainbow Yunnan First City Tower 2

Kunming

171 m

561 ft

79

Xi'an Yanzhan, T6

Xi’an

170 m

558 ft

79

Xi'an Yanzhan, T7

Xi’an

170 m

558 ft

81

Fortune Jinmao Tower B

Lanzhou

170 m

558 ft

82

Taskin City Plaza, B1

Changsha

168 m

552 ft

82

Taskin City Plaza, B2

Changsha

168 m

552 ft

84

Guro Center Tower I

Seoul

168 m

551 ft

84

Guro Center Tower II

Seoul

168 m

551 ft

84

Guro Center Tower III

Seoul

168 m

551 ft

87

Shenzhen Gemdale Center Tower 2

Shenzhen

168 m

551 ft

88

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

San Antonio

166 m

546 ft

89

Shuibei Jewelry Headquarters Block B

Shenzhen

166 m

546 ft

90

China Life Tower

Shenzhen

165 m

541 ft

90

Podium

Dubai

165 m

541 ft

92

The Avenues T1

Riyadh

164 m

538 ft

93

Chengdu Fantasia Meinian Plaza, Tower B

Chengdu

164 m

537 ft

94

2929 Weslayan

Houston

163 m

533 ft

95

Oceanwide Plaza Tower II

Los Angeles

162 m

530 ft

95

Oceanwide Plaza Tower III

Los Angeles

162 m

530 ft

97

Maike Centre Hotel Tower

Xi’an

161 m

529 ft

98

UNI-Center Tower B

Shenzhen

161 m

529 ft

99

Plaza BII Tower II

Jakarta

160 m

526 ft

100

The Avenues T2

Riyadh

160 m

525 ft

100

The Avenues T3

Riyadh

160 m

525 ft

102

Doyen ARC Central Square

Chongqing

160 m

525 ft

103

UNI-Center Tower 2

Shenzhen

159 m

521 ft

104

China Resources Plaza Block B

Chongqing

159 m

520 ft

105

Landmark Riverside T10

Chongqing

158 m

520 ft

105

Landmark Riverside T11

Chongqing

158 m

520 ft

105

Landmark Riverside T9

Chongqing

158 m

520 ft

108

UNI-Center Tower 7

Shenzhen

158 m

518 ft

109

UNI-Center Tower 4

Shenzhen

158 m

517 ft

110

Saitama-Shintoshin National Government Building Tower 1

Saitama

154 m

505 ft

111

China Resources Plaza Block A

Chongqing

151 m

496 ft

112

Co-op Starclass Residential Complex Tower 1

Seoul

150 m

493 ft

113

Dong Yang Group Headquarters

Seoul

150 m

492 ft

114

Venetian Macau Hotel Tower

Macau

148 m

485 ft

115

Brickell World Plaza at 600 Brickell

Miami

148 m

484 ft

116

Talan Tower 1

Nur-Sultan

146 m

478 ft

117

PP 10 Parcel 3.04 Office Tower

Riyadh

145 m

474 ft

118

Co-op Starclass Residential Complex Tower 2

Seoul

144 m

472 ft

119

H Hotel & Convention Center Hotel Tower

Dubai

143 m

468 ft

120

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 19

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

120

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 20

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

120

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 21

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

123

Commerce Place

Baltimore

138 m

454 ft

124

PPA 30 Parcel 3.09

Riyadh

138 m

453 ft

125

Fifth Third Center

Cleveland

136 m

446 ft

126

Saudi British Bank Tower

Riyadh

135 m

443 ft

127

5 Corporate Avenue

Shanghai

135 m

441 ft

128

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 17

Changsha

134 m

439 ft

128

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 18

Changsha

134 m

439 ft

130

China Life Tower

Beijing

131 m

429 ft

131

Yongsan 3 District Dongbu Asterium 1

Seoul

129 m

423 ft

131

Yongsan 3 District Dongbu Asterium 2

Seoul

129 m

423 ft

133

Naberezhnaya Tower Block B

Moscow

127 m

417 ft

134

11th and B

San Diego

126 m

414 ft

135

Park and Boulevard

San Diego

122 m

400 ft

136

Perla

Los Angeles

118 m

388 ft

137

Alliance Bank Tower

Phoenix

117 m

385 ft

138

Changsha Xinhe Delta Hotel

Changsha

117 m

383 ft

139

Torre Europa

Madrid

116 m

381 ft

140

SunTrust International Center

Miami

114 m

375 ft

141

West 8th

Seattle

110 m

360 ft

142

City Center

Bellevue

109 m

358 ft

143

Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Seattle

Seattle

107 m

351 ft

144

Westlake Center

Seattle

105 m

345 ft

145

1801 North Lynn Street

Arlington

105 m

344 ft

146

Charles Center South

Baltimore

101 m

330 ft

146

Wells Fargo Tower

Baltimore

101 m

330 ft

148

Xi'an Yanzhan, T1

Xi’an

100 m

328 ft

148

Xi'an Yanzhan, T9

Xi’an

100 m

328 ft

150

Xi'an Yanzhan, T5

Xi’an

100 m

328 ft

151

Renaissance Seattle Hotel

Seattle

99 m

325 ft

152

Harmony Plaza Harbin- Parcel 4- (T2)

Harbin

99 m

325 ft

153

Harmony Plaza Harbin- Parcel 4- (T1)

Harbin

99 m

325 ft

154

360 Market Square

Indianapolis

99 m

324 ft

155

The Monarch

Austin

99 m

323 ft

156

PP 10 Parcel 3.04 Residential Tower

Riyadh

98 m

320 ft

157

W Hotel

Seattle

97 m

318 ft

158

Macy's Building

Cincinnati

97 m

317 ft

159

Metropolitan Tower

Seattle

93 m

305 ft

160

Baccarat Residences Tower 1

Shanghai

92 m

302 ft

160

Baccarat Residences Tower 2

Shanghai

92 m

302 ft

162

The Beacon

Amsterdam

92 m

302 ft

163

717 Olympic

Los Angeles

90 m

296 ft

164

Arora Tower

London

87 m

284 ft

165

Cityscape Tower 2

Phoenix

86 m

283 ft

166

PP 10 Parcel 3.05 Office Tower

Riyadh

83 m

274 ft

167

4th and Bell

Seattle

83 m

273 ft

168

Park Place

Seattle

83 m

272 ft

169

750 East Pratt Street

Baltimore

83 m

272 ft

170

Harbor Steps Southeast

Seattle

81 m

267 ft

171

Seattle Sheraton Union Street Tower

Seattle

81 m

265 ft

172

The Martin

Seattle

78 m

255 ft

173

4040 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington

76 m

250 ft

174

1800 Ninth Avenue

Seattle

72 m

236 ft

175

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor

Baltimore

68 m

224 ft

176

PP 10 Parcel 3.05 Residential Tower

Riyadh

67 m

220 ft

177

Cosmopolitan

San Juan

65 m

213 ft

178

Enso at 2201 Westlake

Seattle

63 m

208 ft

179

Liberty Center South Secure Office

Arlington

55 m

180 ft

180

PPA 30 Parcel 2.05 Office Tower

Riyadh

48 m

157 ft

181

PPA 30 Parcel 2.05 Residential Tower

Riyadh

40 m

131 ft

182

Maven Tower 1

Pasig

- m

- ft

183

Yintai Center Tower 4

Chengdu

- m

- ft

184

Avila South Tower

Quezon City

- m

- ft

185

Yintai Center Tower 2

Chengdu

- m

- ft

185

Yintai Center Tower 3

Chengdu

- m

- ft

187

Balikpapan City Center Residential Tower 1

Balikpapan

- m

- ft

187

Balikpapan City Center Residential Tower 2

Balikpapan

- m

- ft

187

Shimao Pingshan Center Tower 2

Shenzhen

- m

- ft

190

Hopson International Center Tower 1

Shanghai

- m

- ft

191

Maven Tower 2

Pasig

- m

- ft

192

Avila North Tower

Quezon City

- m

- ft

193

Balikpapan City Center Office Tower 1

Balikpapan

- m

- ft

193

Balikpapan City Center Office Tower 2

Balikpapan

- m

- ft

195

Hyatt Regency Shanghai, Wujiaochang

Shanghai

- m

- ft

196

Shanghai Changzheng Hospital Pudong Bed Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

197

Shanghai Changzheng Hospital Pudong Military Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

198

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

Tysons Corner

- m

- ft

199

Shanghai Changzheng Hospital Pudong Administration Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

200

Shanghai Changzheng Hospital Pudong VIP Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

201

Al Khiran Development Hotel Tower

Al Wafrah

- m

- ft

201

Al Khiran Development Residential Tower 1

Al Wafrah

- m

- ft

201

Al Khiran Development Residential Tower 2

Al Wafrah

- m

- ft

201

Al Khiran Development Seviced Apartment Tower

Al Wafrah

- m

- ft

201

The Avenues T4

Riyadh

- m

- ft

201

The Avenues T5

Riyadh

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (46%), 71 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (66%), 77 Buildings

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

Total: 156 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 116 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 157 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.

 

26 October 2015 | New York City

High-Density, Mixed-Use Developments and the Guiyang Riverside Theatre Project

This presentation examines the strategies necessary to create responsible and profitable high-density, mixed-use developments, specifically in the Asian market. Using the Guiyang Riverside Theatre project...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 1a - Q&A

2015 New York Conference Session 1a Questions & Answers session with speakers Scott Duncan, SOM, Greg Yager, RTKL, and Thomas Balsley, Thomas Balsley Associates.

03 March 2008 | Dubai

Sustainable Design in South Korea and Vietnam

Matthias A. Olt & James P. Rothwell of Callison, discussed two high-rise towers in South Korea and Vietnam at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in...

01 February 2017

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes

Quanhong Li, CallisonRTKL

As the high-rise phenomenon moves from first- to second- and third-tier cities in China, high-density vertical urban developments are shaping the future identities of these...

17 October 2016

The Tower of the Future

Kenneth Turner, CallisonRTKL

It’s a well-known and oft-quoted statistic: by the year 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. What we don’t yet...

17 October 2016

Changing Market Forces and Their Impacts on Tall Building Planning and Design: A Case Study

Ro Shroff, CallisonRTKL

This paper articulates how changing market conditions and other variables impact the design process for tall buildings in general and a 355m tall luxury residential...

17 October 2016

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120...

26 October 2015

High-Density, Mixed-Use Developments and the Guiyang Riverside Theatre Project

Greg Yager, RTKL

Guiyang Riverside Theatre project illustrates the strategies necessary to create responsible and profitable high-density, mixed-use developments that capture the full potential of a site, specifically...

16 September 2014

Two-In-One Tower: An Expansion in Typology and Technology in Hanoi

Matthias Olt, Callison; Hi Sun Choi, Thornton Tomasetti

Standing 267m tall, Lotte Center Hanoi is Vietnam’s second tallest tower and set to open this summer. Innovative high-rise design solutions were incorporated that respond...

03 March 2008

Sustainable Design in South Korea and Vietnam

Matthias A. Olt & James P. Rothwell, Callison Architecture

In an age when high-rise design is driven by grandeur aspirations of tallest and biggest, 2 high-rise towers in South Korea and Vietnam provide examples...

26 February 2001

Emerging Trends in Retail and Entertainment Developments

Ro Shroff, Callison

As the world gets more urbanized and cities continue to be the experimental grounds for changing lifestyles, it is an appropriate juncture to step back,...

16 December 2019

Site Acquired for Proposed Residential Complex in Los Angeles

Chinese developer City Century has acquired a prime development site across the street from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles, where it intends to build...

16 December 2019

Site Acquired for Proposed Residential Complex in Los Angeles

Chinese developer City Century has acquired a prime development site across the street from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles, where it intends to build...

16 December 2019

Site Acquired for Proposed Residential Complex in Los Angeles

Chinese developer City Century has acquired a prime development site across the street from L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles, where it intends to build...

13 September 2019

Proposed Skyscraper Glides through Los Angeles Planning Commission

Plans for what could become one of Downtown’s most unique-looking skyscrapers received unanimous approval today from the Los Angeles city planning commission. With cantilevered swimming...

20 March 2019

Proposed San Diego Tower Moves Closer to Approval

A proposed 40-story apartment development in the East Village community of San Diego got high marks from the design committee of downtown’s planning agency, Civic...

20 March 2019

Proposed San Diego Tower Moves Closer to Approval

A proposed 40-story apartment development in the East Village community of San Diego got high marks from the design committee of downtown’s planning agency, Civic...

30 January 2019

Work On Hold at Oceanwide Plaza in Los Angeles

Construction on one of the largest projects under construction in Downtown Los Angeles, Oceanwide Plaza, has ground to a halt, according to The Los Angeles...

30 January 2019

Work On Hold at Oceanwide Plaza in Los Angeles

Construction on one of the largest projects under construction in Downtown Los Angeles, Oceanwide Plaza, has ground to a halt, according to The Los Angeles...

30 January 2019

Work On Hold at Oceanwide Plaza in Los Angeles

Construction on one of the largest projects under construction in Downtown Los Angeles, Oceanwide Plaza, has ground to a halt, according to The Los Angeles...

02 November 2018

New Details Emerge for 53-Story Los Angeles Project

Arquitectonica and JMF Development Co. are moving forward with their plans to build a 53-story tower adjacent to Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles.  The City...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving CallisonRTKL

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

02 July 2020

This symposium gathered many successful practitioners sharing their experiences and discussing the recreation of the urban realm in the sky through connections between buildings at height.

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

18 July 2019

More than 100 attendees gathered at Linked Hybrid for a symposium held in conjunction with the forthcoming skybridge research project, “Bringing the Horizontal Into the Vertical Realm.”

CTBUH China Participates in Vertical Marathon

25 November 2018

CTBUH China participated in the Shanghai Tower International Vertical Marathon, climbing to the 119th floor of the building.

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 October 2018

CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.

CTBUH Trustees Convene in Dubai

20 October 2018

The CTBUH Board of Trustees met for the second time in 2018, just prior to the 2018 Middle East Conference, to undertake high level discussions on the Council's future.

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 October 2018

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.