CTBUH Platinum Member

Langan Engineering

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: London, Miami, New York City, Parsippany, San Francisco

Website: http://www.langan.com

Founded as a geotechnical specialty firm in 1970, Langan quickly became involved in many large, complex projects located throughout the eastern part of the United States. As their growth continued, they leveraged their highly technical base to expand into the civil engineering and environmental disciplines.

Their client-focused, highly entrepreneurial culture helped evolve additional technical capabilities and enable geographic expansion into the southeast and western regions of the United States. Langan International was formed to support global clients and partner with the world's elite design and construction teams around the world.

After five successful decades, their reputation for providing innovative solutions that yield measurable value for their clients continually forges new enduring relationships for the firm and distinguishes Langan from the competition.

Fields of Expertise

Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Geotechnic / Foundations; Landscape Architecture; Seismic Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • London

  • Miami

  • New York City

  • Parsippany

  • San Francisco

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

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Signature Tower Jakarta

638 m / 2,093 ft

3

Central Park Tower

472.4 m / 1,550 ft

4

One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m / 1,401 ft

5

30 Hudson Yards

387.1 m / 1,270 ft

6

Three Sixty West Tower B

361.2 m / 1,185 ft

7

DAMAC Heights

335.1 m / 1,099 ft

8

Salesforce Tower

326.1 m / 1,070 ft

9

53 West 53

320.1 m / 1,050 ft

10

One Brickell City Centre

317 m / 1,040 ft

Awards

ARO

Award of Excellence: ARO

Best Tall Building 200-299 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Ramin Golesorkhi

Ramin Golesorkhi

CTBUH Working Group: Performance Based Seismic Design, 2015 – Present

San Francisco

John McElroy

John McElroy

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter, 2018 – Present

Alan Poeppel

Alan Poeppel

CTBUH Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury, 2021

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

26 October 2015

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

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Research

26 October 2015

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

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Global News

29 September 2021

San Francisco’s Leaning Tower Risks Massive Plumbing Failures

In San Francisco, the beleaguered Millennium Tower, which has been tilting and sinking despite efforts to correct the situation, just added plumbing challenges to the...

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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
City
Height

1

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah

1000 m

3,281 ft

2

India Tower

Mumbai

700 m

2,296 ft

3

Signature Tower Jakarta

Jakarta

638 m

2,093 ft

4

Central Park Tower

New York City

472 m

1,550 ft

5

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

6

Multifunctional Highrise Complex - Akhmat Tower

Groznyj

435 m

1,427 ft

7

One Vanderbilt Avenue

New York City

427 m

1,401 ft

8

30 Hudson Yards

New York City

387 m

1,270 ft

9

45 Broad Street

New York City

366 m

1,200 ft

10

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

361 m

1,185 ft

11

DAMAC Heights

Dubai

335 m

1,099 ft

12

Salesforce Tower

San Francisco

326 m

1,070 ft

13

53 West 53

New York City

320 m

1,050 ft

14

One Brickell City Centre

Miami

317 m

1,040 ft

15

3 Hudson Boulevard

New York City

315 m

1,034 ft

16

The Spiral

New York City

314 m

1,031 ft

17

247 Cherry Street

New York City

309 m

1,013 ft

18

One57

New York City

306 m

1,004 ft

19

35 Hudson Yards

New York City

305 m

1,000 ft

20

One Manhattan West

New York City

304 m

996 ft

21

3 Hudson Boulevard

New York City

301 m

987 ft

22

50 Hudson Yards

New York City

299 m

981 ft

23

220 Central Park South

New York City

290 m

950 ft

24

30 Park Place

New York City

282 m

926 ft

25

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

26

15 Hudson Yards

New York City

279 m

914 ft

27

Oceanwide Center Tower 1

San Francisco

277 m

910 ft

28

10 Hudson Yards

New York City

268 m

878 ft

29

425 Park Avenue

New York City

262 m

860 ft

30

Banco Santander Tower

Miami

257 m

843 ft

31

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

32

Met 3

Miami

252 m

828 ft

33

56 Leonard

New York City

250 m

821 ft

34

One River Point 1

Miami

249 m

817 ft

34

One River Point 2

Miami

249 m

817 ft

36

181 Fremont

San Francisco

247 m

810 ft

37

Four Seasons Hotel & Tower

Miami

240 m

789 ft

38

55 Hudson Yards

New York City

237 m

779 ft

39

50 West

New York City

237 m

779 ft

40

Madison Square Park Tower

New York City

237 m

778 ft

41

383 Madison Avenue

New York City

230 m

755 ft

42

The Royalton

Pasig

230 m

755 ft

43

Oberoi Skyz Tower I

Mumbai

230 m

755 ft

43

Oberoi Skyz Tower II

Mumbai

230 m

755 ft

45

Courtyard & Residence Inn Manhattan/Central Park

New York City

230 m

753 ft

46

Time Warner Center North Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

46

Time Warner Center South Tower

New York City

228 m

749 ft

48

Goldman Sachs Headquarters

New York City

228 m

749 ft

49

7 World Trade Center

New York City

227 m

743 ft

50

ARO

New York City

225 m

738 ft

51

The Drew Las Vegas

Las Vegas

224 m

735 ft

52

One Journal Square Tower I

Jersey City

216 m

710 ft

52

One Journal Square Tower II

Jersey City

216 m

710 ft

54

Marquis

Miami

214 m

702 ft

55

One Thousand Museum

Miami

213 m

699 ft

56

Brickell Flatiron

Miami

213 m

698 ft

57

Wells Fargo Tower

Miami

200 m

655 ft

58

Silver Towers East

New York City

199 m

653 ft

58

Silver Towers West

New York City

199 m

653 ft

60

Millennium Tower

San Francisco

197 m

645 ft

61

Elysee

Miami

196 m

644 ft

62

Infinity at Brickell

Miami

192 m

630 ft

63

Oceanwide Center Tower 2

San Francisco

191 m

627 ft

64

11 Hoyt Street

New York City

191 m

626 ft

65

Miami Tower

Miami

191 m

625 ft

66

Viridian at Greenhills

San Juan (PH)

190 m

623 ft

67

Marina Blue

Miami

188 m

615 ft

68

Towers on Capitol Mall I

Sacramento

187 m

614 ft

68

Towers on Capitol Mall II

Sacramento

187 m

614 ft

70

Plaza on Brickell Tower I

Miami

186 m

610 ft

71

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

New York City

186 m

610 ft

72

One Rincon Hill South Tower

San Francisco

184 m

605 ft

73

The Orion

New York City

184 m

604 ft

74

One Paraiso

Miami

183 m

601 ft

75

Eleven Times Square

New York City

183 m

601 ft

76

SLS Brickell

Miami

183 m

599 ft

77

Hearst Tower

New York City

182 m

597 ft

78

SLS Lux Brickell

Miami

181 m

595 ft

79

Turkevi Center

New York City

171 m

561 ft

80

Blue Diamond Tower

Miami Beach

170 m

559 ft

80

Green Diamond Tower

Miami Beach

170 m

559 ft

82

3 Times Square

New York City

169 m

555 ft

83

One Willoughby Square

New York City

168 m

552 ft

84

Biscayne Beach

Miami

168 m

550 ft

85

Hyatt Times Square

New York City

168 m

550 ft

86

The Tower at PNC Plaza

Pittsburgh

166 m

544 ft

87

One Rincon Hill North Tower

San Francisco

165 m

541 ft

88

The Brooklyner

New York City

162 m

531 ft

89

Ten Museum Park

Miami

162 m

530 ft

90

Plaza on Brickell Tower II

Miami

160 m

525 ft

91

Four Seasons Private Residences

San Francisco

156 m

510 ft

92

Hudson Greene East Tower

Jersey City

155 m

509 ft

93

Met 2 Marriott Marquis

Miami

153 m

502 ft

94

Hudson Greene West Tower

Jersey City

153 m

501 ft

95

Tower 46

New York City

153 m

501 ft

96

1450 BRICKELL

Miami

153 m

500 ft

97

The Bond at Brickell

Miami

150 m

491 ft

98

555 Mission Street

San Francisco

148 m

487 ft

99

Espirito Santo Plaza

Miami

148 m

487 ft

100

Regalia

Sunny Isles Beach

148 m

485 ft

101

St. Regis San Francisco

San Francisco

148 m

484 ft

102

Turnberry Place I

Las Vegas

145 m

477 ft

102

Turnberry Place II

Las Vegas

145 m

477 ft

102

Turnberry Place III

Las Vegas

145 m

477 ft

102

Turnberry Place IV

Las Vegas

145 m

477 ft

106

Prism Tower

New York City

145 m

476 ft

107

Continuum on South Beach, South Tower

Miami Beach

144 m

471 ft

108

VIA 57 WEST

New York City

142 m

467 ft

109

685 1st Avenue

New York City

140 m

459 ft

110

7 Bryant Park

New York City

138 m

454 ft

111

Met 1

Miami

134 m

440 ft

112

340 Fremont Street

San Francisco

134 m

440 ft

113

500 Folsom

San Francisco

133 m

435 ft

114

The Greenpoint

New York City

132 m

434 ft

115

Axis on Brickell North Tower

Miami

127 m

418 ft

115

Axis on Brickell South Tower

Miami

127 m

418 ft

117

Continuum on South Beach, North Tower

Miami Beach

126 m

412 ft

118

The Element

Miami

126 m

412 ft

119

Dubai Creek Gate - Tower 2

Dubai

123 m

404 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 36 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 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.

120

The XI West Tower

New York City

123 m

402 ft

121

399 Fremont

San Francisco

122 m

400 ft

121

LUMINA I

San Francisco

122 m

400 ft

123

Millennium Tower Residences

New York City

120 m

394 ft

124

Al Maryah Tower

Abu Dhabi

120 m

394 ft

125

The Kent

New York City

120 m

392 ft

126

The Forge

New York City

117 m

384 ft

127

Monarc at Met 3

Miami

116 m

381 ft

128

33 Tehama

San Francisco

116 m

380 ft

129

The Riverhouse

New York City

110 m

362 ft

130

461 Dean

New York City

109 m

359 ft

131

LUMINA II

San Francisco

107 m

350 ft

132

Avalon Brooklyn Bay

New York City

105 m

343 ft

133

The InterContinental San Francisco

San Francisco

104 m

340 ft

134

35xv

New York City

102 m

334 ft

135

The Laurel

New York City

100 m

328 ft

136

Dubai Creek Gate - Tower 1

Dubai

95 m

312 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 28 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 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.

137

Grove at Grand Bay North Tower

Miami

94 m

308 ft

137

Grove at Grand Bay South Tower

Miami

94 m

308 ft

139

Rockwell Place Hotel

New York City

93 m

305 ft

140

The XI East Tower

New York City

92 m

302 ft

141

Meridian Plaza II

Sacramento

91 m

299 ft

142

Radio Tower & Hotel

New York City

90 m

297 ft

143

220 Central Park South Villa

New York City

84 m

274 ft

144

Torre Universal

San José

81 m

265 ft

145

420 Kent Avenue

New York City

76 m

251 ft

146

Two Fifty West 81st

New York City

76 m

249 ft

147

The Standard at New Brunswick

New Brunswick

69 m

225 ft

148

170 Amsterdam Avenue

New York City

66 m

217 ft

149

2330 Broadway

New York City

53 m

173 ft

150

Enclave at the Cathedral East Tower

New York City

51 m

167 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 15 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 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.

150

Enclave at the Cathedral West Tower

New York City

51 m

167 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 15 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 8,151 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.

152

261 Hudson

New York City

46 m

152 ft

153

Meridian Plaza I

Sacramento

46 m

151 ft

154

456 Washington

New York City

43 m

140 ft

155

30 Journal Square

Jersey City

- m

- ft

156

2401 Third Avenue Tower 1

New York City

- m

- ft

156

2401 Third Avenue Tower 2

New York City

- m

- ft

158

101 Lincoln Avenue Tower 1

New York City

- m

- ft

158

101 Lincoln Avenue Tower 2

New York City

- m

- ft

158

101 Lincoln Avenue Tower 3

New York City

- m

- ft

161

101 Lincoln Avenue Tower 4

New York City

- m

- ft

162

2401 Third Avenue Tower 3

New York City

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (62%), 81 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (78%), 96 Buildings

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

Total: 130 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 123 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 131 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.

 

Designated Experts

Mark Devaney

Senior Associate, Langan Engineering

Ctbuh Leaders At Langan Engineering

CTBUH Working Group: Performance Based Seismic Design, 2015 – Present

Ramin Golesorkhi

Principal, Langan Engineering

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter, 2018 – Present

John McElroy

Senior Associate, Langan Engineering

CTBUH Awards Geotechnical Engineering Jury, 2021

Alan Poeppel

Managing Principal, Langan Engineering

26 October 2015 | New York City

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

26 October 2015 | New York City

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

Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Keith Brooks, ARCADIS Architects; George Leventis, Langan; and Alan Poeppel, Langan, answer questions at the end of...

26 October 2015

From Supertall to Megatall: Analysis and Design of the Kingdom Tower Piled Raft

George Leventis, Alan Poeppel & Konstantinos Syngros, Langan International LLC

As part of the booming development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Langan international was hired to assist in all phases of soil investigation and...

13 May 2021

New York City Observatory Set to Open Fall 2021

Summit One Vanderbilt, a four-level 6,039 square meter (65,000 square foot) observatory including an outdoor summit terrace, will be located in the crown of One...

15 September 2020

Ribbon-Cutting Opens Skyscraper in New York City

Yesterday, 14 September 2020, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and developers SL Green and Hines celebrated the opening of One Vanderbilt with a ribbon cutting...

02 September 2020

Skydeck Reopens in New York City With New Health Measures

Edge, among the highest outdoor sky decks in the Western Hemisphere, announced that it reopened to the public on 2 September 2020 at Noon.  The...

09 March 2020

New York City’s Highest Outdoor Skydeck Set to Open

The opening of Edge, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, offering 360-degree views of New York City’s iconic skyline will be celebrated...

18 September 2019

Two Supertalls Top Out in New York City

The Grand Central Terminal-adjacent supertall One Vanderbilt officially topped out this week, reaching its full 1,401-foot (427-meter) height. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower...

18 September 2019

Two Supertalls Top Out in New York City

The Grand Central Terminal-adjacent supertall One Vanderbilt officially topped out this week, reaching its full 1,401-foot (427-meter) height. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower...

20 June 2019

New 28-Story Skyscraper to be Built in Oakland

The CEO of Kaiser Permanente announced 17 June 2019 that the company will be constructing a new headquarters in Oakland and will call it The...

15 March 2019

New York City’s Hudson Yards’ Shops, Restaurants, Officially Open to The Public

At noon on March 15, 2019, New York’s newest neighborhood ceremonially opened for business. Hudson Yards‘ first public-facing attractions, the Shops & Restaurants and Thomas...

05 February 2019

One Vanderbilt Reaches Supertall Territory Above Midtown East, New York City

One Vanderbilt is officially the latest skyscraper in New York City to achieve a height equivalent to “supertall” (300 meters and higher) status. Located at...

21 January 2019

“Tower Fifth” Could Become New York City’s Second-Tallest

For decades, the New York City skyline was dominated by one building, the 1,250-foot-tall (381-meter) Empire State Building. But 17 “supertall” skyscrapers — defined as...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Langan Engineering

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Living Off the Land

13 October 2021

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) together with the Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania has assembled a panel of thought leaders for a symposium to address food security, public common space, and how architecture can provide a self sustaining physical, cultural, and economic model for cities.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Building Tall & Going Deep in the San Francisco Bay Area

16 February 2021

The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter hosts a virtual seminar on the challenges of building tall in the San Francisco Bay Area.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Public Common Space

04 November 2020

The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter presents a virtual seminar on public common spaces and the impact of the institutions that govern it.

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum

29 June 2017

CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-construction One Thousand Museum building in Downtown Miami.

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

06 June 2017

CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site of One Vanderbilt, which will rise to 427 meters when completed in 2021.

CTBUH Philadelphia: Creating Real Estate Out of Thin Air

03 May 2016

The CTBUH Philadelphia Committee hosted speakers at the Hayworth Showroom in Philadelphia to discover how the development at 30th Street Station can be made a reality.