About

Member Since: 1981

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.lera.com/

LERA is a MBE/WBE consulting engineering firm providing structural engineering design services for architects, developers, contractors and owners.

As structural engineers, they focus on providing their clients with imaginative and responsible solutions to engineering challenges. Their staff of experts is known for its innovative use of materials and for the development of new structural systems and concepts.

Their design philosophy recognizes that their work does not exist in a vacuum...that responsiveness to the architectural systems and needs of the owner/developer, combined with an understanding of fabrication and construction, is essential to the development of constructible and economical designs.

Fields of Expertise

Seismic Design; Structural Engineering; Wind Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1981

Member Offices

  • New York City

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

Merdeka 118

678.9 m / 2,227 ft

2

Tradewinds Square Tower A

608 m / 1,995 ft

3

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

4

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

5

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

6

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

7

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

8

International Commerce Centre

484 m / 1,588 ft

9

Wuhan CTF Finance Center

475 m / 1,558 ft

10

Two International Finance Centre

412 m / 1,352 ft

Awards

The David Rubenstein Forum

Award of Excellence: The David Rubenstein Forum

Best Tall Building under 100 meters 2022

Ctbuh Leaders

Michael Hopper

Michael Hopper

CTBUH Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee, 2022 – Present

Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Sky Mile Tower

Tokyo

1700 m

5,577 ft

2

Al Burj

Dubai

1000 m

3,281 ft

2

Nakheel Tower

Dubai

1000 m

3,281 ft

4

Merdeka 118

Kuala Lumpur

679 m

2,227 ft

5

Wuhan CTF Finance Center

Wuhan

648 m

2,126 ft

6

Tradewinds Square Tower A

Kuala Lumpur

608 m

1,995 ft

7

Lotte World Tower

Seoul

555 m

1,819 ft

8

One World Trade Center

New York City

541 m

1,776 ft

9

Grant USA Tower

Newark

533 m

1,750 ft

10

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou

530 m

1,739 ft

11

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

Tianjin

530 m

1,739 ft

12

Busan Lotte Town Tower

Busan

510 m

1,674 ft

13

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai

492 m

1,614 ft

14

International Commerce Centre

Hong Kong

484 m

1,588 ft

15

Wuhan CTF Finance Center

Wuhan

475 m

1,558 ft

16

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

17

International Finance Center

Shenyang

428 m

1,404 ft

18

One World Trade Center

New York City

417 m

1,368 ft

19

Two World Trade Center

New York City

415 m

1,362 ft

20

Two International Finance Centre

Hong Kong

412 m

1,352 ft

21

Parkhaventoren

Rotterdam

392 m

1,286 ft

22

Dynamic Tower

Dubai

388 m

1,273 ft

23

Shun Hing Square

Shenzhen

384 m

1,260 ft

24

Fairmont Kuala Lumpur Tower 1

Kuala Lumpur

370 m

1,214 ft

25

Bank of China Tower

Hong Kong

367 m

1,205 ft

26

Emirates Tower One

Dubai

355 m

1,163 ft

27

Hermitage Plaza South Tower

Courbevoie

320 m

1,050 ft

28

Hermitage Plaza East Tower

Courbevoie

320 m

1,050 ft

29

Hong Plaza Main Tower

Jinan

317 m

1,040 ft

29

Sentra BDNI Tower A

Jakarta

317 m

1,040 ft

31

Emirates Tower Two

Dubai

309 m

1,014 ft

32

Lokhandwala Minerva

Mumbai

307 m

1,007 ft

33

Lusail Plaza Tower 3

Doha

301 m

986 ft

33

Lusail Plaza Tower 4

Doha

301 m

986 ft

35

OCT Tower

Shenzhen

300 m

984 ft

36

Lokhandwala Minerva

Mumbai

300 m

984 ft

37

4 World Trade Center

New York City

298 m

977 ft

38

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

39

Shimao Hangzhou Twin Tower A

Hangzhou

279 m

916 ft

39

Shimao Hangzhou Twin Tower B

Hangzhou

279 m

916 ft

41

World View

Mumbai

278 m

911 ft

42

Harbourfront High-rise South China

Shenzhen

268 m

879 ft

43

Bitexco Financial Tower

Ho Chi Minh City

263 m

861 ft

44

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

260 m

853 ft

45

U.S. Steel Tower

Pittsburgh

256 m

841 ft

46

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

47

Permata Sapura Tower

Kuala Lumpur

253 m

828 ft

48

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Astana

Nur-Sultan

242 m

794 ft

49

Sentra BDNI Tower B

Jakarta

240 m

788 ft

50

Crescent Bay Tower 6

Mumbai

240 m

786 ft

51

Oberoi Skyz Tower I

Mumbai

230 m

755 ft

51

Oberoi Skyz Tower II

Mumbai

230 m

755 ft

53

Crescent Bay Tower 5

Mumbai

223 m

730 ft

54

World Crest

Mumbai

223 m

730 ft

55

Lusail Plaza Tower 1

Doha

216 m

708 ft

55

Lusail Plaza Tower 2

Doha

216 m

708 ft

57

Shangri-La Hotel

Hong Kong

213 m

699 ft

58

One International Finance Centre

Hong Kong

210 m

689 ft

59

Crescent Bay Tower 4

Mumbai

207 m

677 ft

60

Four Seasons Place

Hong Kong

205 m

673 ft

61

Bilbao Emblematic Tower 1

Bilbao

204 m

669 ft

61

Bilbao Emblematic Tower II

Bilbao

204 m

669 ft

63

Crescent Bay Tower 3

Mumbai

200 m

656 ft

64

Conrad Hong Kong

Hong Kong

199 m

653 ft

65

550 Madison Avenue

New York City

197 m

647 ft

66

Wuhan CTF Finance Center Residential Tower 1

Wuhan

196 m

644 ft

66

Wuhan CTF Finance Center Residential Tower 2

Wuhan

196 m

644 ft

68

One PPG Place

Pittsburgh

194 m

635 ft

69

Safeco Plaza

Seattle

192 m

630 ft

70

Ruby Mills Tower

Mumbai

191 m

627 ft

71

The Henderson

Hong Kong

190 m

623 ft

72

Crescent Bay Tower 2

Mumbai

187 m

615 ft

73

AIA Central

Hong Kong

185 m

607 ft

74

Three Pacific Place

Hong Kong

182 m

597 ft

75

Crescent Bay Tower 1

Mumbai

181 m

594 ft

76

One Central Residences 1-3

Macau

171 m

562 ft

77

Esentai Tower

Almaty

168 m

551 ft

78

One Central Residences 4-6

Macau

167 m

548 ft

79

United Nations Consolidation Building

New York City

166 m

546 ft

80

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

Hong Kong

165 m

541 ft

81

J.W. Marriott and The Upper House

Hong Kong

165 m

540 ft

82

One Pacific Place

Hong Kong

162 m

531 ft

83

Torre Repsol YPF

Buenos Aires

160 m

525 ft

84

Torre Picasso

Madrid

156 m

513 ft

85

3001 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia

156 m

512 ft

86

Espirito Santo Plaza

Miami

148 m

487 ft

87

One Central Residences 7

Macau

148 m

487 ft

88

Minmetals Financial Center

Shenzhen

145 m

477 ft

89

Icon Hotel

Dubai

143 m

469 ft

90

Columbia University Site O

New York City

130 m

427 ft

91

Two Tequesta Point

Miami

125 m

410 ft

92

Puerta de Europa Torre I

Madrid

114 m

373 ft

92

Puerta de Europa Torre II

Madrid

114 m

373 ft

94

3025 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia

110 m

361 ft

95

The Floridian

Miami Beach

103 m

337 ft

96

NASCAR Plaza

Charlotte

89 m

293 ft

97

Shimao Hangzhou Tower C

Hangzhou

89 m

292 ft

98

EDGE

Shanghai

79 m

259 ft

99

Marriott World Trade Center

New York City

74 m

242 ft

100

Cooper Square Hotel

New York City

73 m

239 ft

101

Naman Habitat

Mumbai

70 m

230 ft

102

Marquette Plaza

Minneapolis

65 m

212 ft

103

The David Rubenstein Forum

Chicago

52 m

171 ft

CTBUH Initiatives Involving LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

04 April 2017

CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the fifth tallest building worldwide at 555 meters.

NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series

19 January 2017

CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future of Construction lecture series, titled “Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World.”

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver Sponsor

16–21 October 2016

Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

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.

Aspect: Ratios

03 May 2016

The CTBUH NYC Young Professionals Committee welcomed over 150 design professionals for ASPECT:RATIOS, a seminar focusing on female perspectives in architecture.

CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver Sponsor

26–30 October 2015

After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.