CTBUH Gold Member

AKF Group LLC

About

Member Since: 2008

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.akfgroup.com/

AKF is a full-service consulting engineering firm serving public and private sector clients across the United States and around the world. Their practice is founded on and their members driven by their core values: integrity, empowerment, and internal client.

They believe that, by fostering a firm-wide culture of service and commitment to the needs and successes of one another, they ensure that their relationships with clients are informed by the same culture and values.

In order to deliver the highest standards of service and quality, their practice is organized by market sector, with each group consisting of experts from each of the engineering disciplines who share a deep knowledge of and extensive experience with the unique client needs and business drivers of that industry.

Fields of Expertise

Computers / IT / Software; Engineering, Other; Fire Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Other; Property Management

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

2008

Member Offices

  • New York City

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

Central Park Tower

472.4 m / 1,550 ft

2

Three Sixty West Tower B

361.2 m / 1,185 ft

3

One57

306.1 m / 1,004 ft

4

Torre Puerta Reforma

304.8 m / 1,000 ft

5

Torre KOI

279.1 m / 916 ft

6

Three Sixty West Tower A

255.6 m / 839 ft

7

China Merchants Bank Tower

249 m / 817 ft

8

Woolworth Building

241.4 m / 792 ft

9

Ciudad Insurgentes Tower 1

230.1 m / 755 ft

10

Brooklyn Point

220.3 m / 723 ft

Awards

Central Park Tower

Award of Excellence: Central Park Tower

Best Tall Building 400 meters and above 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Caitlyn Angelini

Caitlyn Angelini

CTBUH Awards Fire & Risk Engineering Jury, 2021

Boston

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

03 March 2021

New York City Skyscraper Receives Permits

On 2 March, 2021 New York State’s Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously ruled in favor of 200 Amsterdam Avenue‘s developers, SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan...

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Global News

07 January 2021

Rare 160-Meter Skyscraper Coming to Mérida

While in the center and north of Mexico, skyscrapers are a common sight, as in Mexico City and Monterrey, in the southeast there are still...

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Global News

15 April 2020

Office High-Rise Site Cleared and Ready In New York City’s Downtown Brooklyn

The site at 141 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn is planned to welcome a 23-story office building. Demolition has concluded and the land sits awaiting...

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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

Central Park Tower

New York City

472 m

1,550 ft

2

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

361 m

1,185 ft

3

One57

New York City

306 m

1,004 ft

4

Torre Puerta Reforma

Mexico City

305 m

1,000 ft

5

Torre KOI

San Pedro Garza García

279 m

916 ft

6

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

7

China Merchants Bank Tower

Shenzhen

249 m

817 ft

8

Woolworth Building

New York City

241 m

792 ft

9

Ciudad Insurgentes Tower 1

Mexico City

230 m

755 ft

10

Brooklyn Point

New York City

220 m

723 ft

11

200 Amsterdam Avenue

New York City

204 m

668 ft

12

1185 Broadway

New York City

177 m

580 ft

13

Eleven

Minneapolis

167 m

547 ft

14

316 Fifth Avenue

New York City

164 m

539 ft

15

Arthaus

Philadelphia

161 m

528 ft

16

Torre Greystar Perisur

Mexico City

160 m

525 ft

17

The Sky

Mérida

160 m

525 ft

18

Saqqara Residences 2

San Pedro Garza García

150 m

492 ft

18

Saqqara Residences 1

San Pedro Garza García

150 m

492 ft

20

200 East 83rd Street

New York City

149 m

489 ft

21

Centro Operativo BBVA Bancomer

Mexico City

137 m

449 ft

22

Althaus Pedregal

Mexico City

134 m

439 ft

23

Polarea Fase 6

Mexico City

132 m

433 ft

24

Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel

New York City

132 m

432 ft

25

Torre Virreyes

Mexico City

131 m

428 ft

26

Columbia University Site O

New York City

130 m

427 ft

27

The Kent

New York City

120 m

392 ft

28

200 East 34th Street

New York City

119 m

390 ft

29

141 Willoughby Street

New York City

110 m

360 ft

30

Trump Parc Stamford

Stamford

107 m

350 ft

31

Althaus San Angel

Mexico City

105 m

344 ft

32

Torre Polanco

Mexico City

104 m

341 ft

32

Torre Ruben Dario

Mexico City

104 m

341 ft

34

1841 Broadway

New York City

103 m

339 ft

35

365 Nicollet

Minneapolis

102 m

334 ft

36

Ejercito 233

Mexico City

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 22 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,204 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.

37

Hotel Courtyard New York Manhattan/Fifth Avenue

New York City

89 m

292 ft

38

Nic on Fifth

Minneapolis

88 m

289 ft

39

241 West 28th Street

New York City

81 m

265 ft

40

100 11th Avenue

New York City

81 m

265 ft

41

330 Hudson

New York City

79 m

259 ft

42

70 Charlton Street North

New York City

76 m

250 ft

42

70 Charlton Street South

New York City

76 m

250 ft

44

The Brompton

New York City

73 m

238 ft

45

Lantera

Boston

64 m

211 ft

46

Flushing Commons Phase I

New York City

56 m

184 ft

47

2330 Broadway

New York City

53 m

173 ft

48

261 Hudson

New York City

46 m

152 ft

49

456 Washington

New York City

43 m

140 ft

50

520 West 28th Street

New York City

41 m

135 ft

51

Ciudad Insurgentes Tower 2

Mexico City

- m

- ft

52

District Wharf, Parcel 8

Washington D.C.

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (70%), 28 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (87%), 33 Buildings

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

Total: 40 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 38 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 40 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 Richter

Partner, AKF Group LLC

Ctbuh Leaders At AKF Group LLC

CTBUH Awards Fire & Risk Engineering Jury, 2021

Caitlyn Angelini

Code Consultant, AKF Group LLC

03 March 2021

New York City Skyscraper Receives Permits

On 2 March, 2021 New York State’s Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously ruled in favor of 200 Amsterdam Avenue‘s developers, SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan...

07 January 2021

Rare 160-Meter Skyscraper Coming to Mérida

While in the center and north of Mexico, skyscrapers are a common sight, as in Mexico City and Monterrey, in the southeast there are still...

15 April 2020

Office High-Rise Site Cleared and Ready In New York City’s Downtown Brooklyn

The site at 141 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn is planned to welcome a 23-story office building. Demolition has concluded and the land sits awaiting...

25 October 2019

Luxury Residential Tower Breaks Ground in Minneapolis

Construction has begun on Eleven, a 44-story, 118-residence luxury condominium that is planned to rise to 547 feet (167 meters), potentially becoming the tallest residential...

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...

16 August 2019

Upper West Side Tower Tops Out in New York City Amid Legal Conflict

A controversial Upper West Side condo tower has topped out at 52 stories, despite an ongoing legal battle over whether the project violates the city’s...

18 June 2019

Design for New 47-Story Condo Tower in Philadelphia Revealed

In a ceremony at the Kimmel Center Tuesday, Carl Dranoff revealed what he called “the crowning achievement of my career.” That achievement is a 47-story,...

18 March 2019

New York City Skyscraper Hits Roadblock After Legal Challenge

One of the forthcoming towers on New York’s Upper West Side may be stopped short after a court ruled this week against an earlier decision...

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 AKF Group LLC

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.