CTBUH Silver Member

Lerch Bates, Inc.

About

Member Since: 1993

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.lerchbates.com/

Lerch Bates is an international consulting services firm with 37 offices throughout North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia and India. Since their founding in 1947 as the first independent elevator consulting firm in the US, they have added offices and capabilities around the world, bringing industry leading expertise and technology to their work with clients on diverse and challenging projects.

Their influence as innovators of design concepts is seen, as many of their “firsts” have become industry standards that can be recognized in many of the world’s tallest buildings.

In 1986 Lerch Bates became an employee owned consulting firm. Much like the early days, each employee/owner takes an entrepreneur's interest in providing the service, quality and ingenuity that clients expect and deserve.

Fields of Expertise

Façade Design / Engineering; Façade Systems; Other; Vertical Transportation Consultant

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1993

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

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

2

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

3

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

4

TAIPEI 101

508 m / 1,667 ft

5

International Commerce Centre

484 m / 1,588 ft

6

Wuhan Greenland Center

475.6 m / 1,560 ft

7

Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

8

Lakhta Center

462 m / 1,516 ft

9

FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

10

Suzhou IFS

450 m / 1,476 ft

Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Burj Khalifa

Dubai

828 m

2,717 ft

2

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

Suzhou

729 m

2,392 ft

3

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

636 m

2,087 ft

4

Lotte World Tower

Seoul

555 m

1,819 ft

5

One World Trade Center

New York City

541 m

1,776 ft

6

TAIPEI 101

Taipei

508 m

1,667 ft

7

International Commerce Centre

Hong Kong

484 m

1,588 ft

8

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

476 m

1,560 ft

9

Chengdu Greenland Tower

Chengdu

468 m

1,535 ft

10

Lakhta Center

St. Petersburg

462 m

1,516 ft

11

FORZA Tower

Bogota

460 m

1,509 ft

12

Suzhou IFS

Suzhou

450 m

1,476 ft

13

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

14

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Chicago

423 m

1,389 ft

15

Two International Finance Centre

Hong Kong

412 m

1,352 ft

16

Guiyang International Financial Center T1

Guiyang

401 m

1,316 ft

17

Okhta Centre

St. Petersburg

396 m

1,299 ft

18

China Resources Tower

Shenzhen

393 m

1,288 ft

19

PIF Tower

Riyadh

385 m

1,263 ft

20

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

Abu Dhabi

381 m

1,251 ft

21

The Address Boulevard

Dubai

370 m

1,214 ft

22

Qingdao Hai Tian Center

Qingdao

369 m

1,210 ft

23

Greenland Group Suzhou Center

Suzhou

358 m

1,175 ft

24

OKO - Residential Tower

Moscow

354 m

1,162 ft

25

Spring City 66

Kunming

349 m

1,145 ft

26

85 Sky Tower

Kaohsiung

348 m

1,140 ft

27

Comcast Technology Center

Philadelphia

339 m

1,112 ft

28

Wilshire Grand Center

Los Angeles

335 m

1,100 ft

29

Guangzhou International Cultural Center

Guangzhou

320 m

1,050 ft

30

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

31

Poly Pazhou C2

Guangzhou

311 m

1,020 ft

32

Cayan Tower

Dubai

306 m

1,005 ft

33

The Shard

London

306 m

1,004 ft

34

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

34

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

36

Greenland Center North Tower

Yinchuan

301 m

988 ft

37

Lokhandwala Minerva

Mumbai

300 m

984 ft

38

Tour Phare

Puteaux

296 m

971 ft

39

Dayabumi

Kuala Lumpur

291 m

953 ft

40

Prestige Liberty North Tower

Mumbai

290 m

951 ft

41

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

42

Guiyang International Financial Center T2

Guiyang

275 m

902 ft

43

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

Nanchang

268 m

879 ft

44

Al Faisaliah Center

Riyadh

267 m

876 ft

45

Tour Generali

Courbevoie

265 m

869 ft

46

Samsung China Headquarters

Beijing

260 m

853 ft

47

Beijing Greenland Center

Beijing

260 m

853 ft

48

Commerzbank Tower

Frankfurt am Main

259 m

850 ft

49

Central Market Hotel Tower

Abu Dhabi

255 m

837 ft

50

Permata Sapura Tower

Kuala Lumpur

253 m

828 ft

51

Torre Cepsa

Madrid

248 m

815 ft

52

FKI Tower

Seoul

246 m

805 ft

53

Haitian Center Tower 3

Qingdao

245 m

804 ft

54

CCTV Headquarters

Beijing

234 m

768 ft

55

Salesforce Tower

London

230 m

755 ft

56

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, One Dalton Street

Boston

228 m

748 ft

57

OKO - Office Tower

Moscow

225 m

736 ft

58

FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

Philadelphia

223 m

730 ft

59

Istanbul Tower 205

Istanbul

220 m

722 ft

60

The Edge

Beirut

220 m

722 ft

61

Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Headquarters

Xi’an

217 m

713 ft

62

AFD Tower 1

Almaty

216 m

709 ft

62

AFD Tower 2

Almaty

216 m

709 ft

64

One Thousand Museum

Miami

213 m

699 ft

65

The Independent

Austin

211 m

694 ft

66

China Merchants Tower

Shenzhen

211 m

692 ft

67

Haitian Center Tower 1

Qingdao

210 m

689 ft

68

Hudsons Tower

Detroit

207 m

680 ft

69

Oceanwide Plaza Tower I

Los Angeles

206 m

677 ft

70

Golden Tower

Jeddah

205 m

673 ft

71

Sichuan Airlines Center

Chengdu

204 m

669 ft

72

Kohinoor Square Tower A

Mumbai

202 m

662 ft

73

25 Canada Square

London

201 m

659 ft

74

Prestige Liberty South Tower

Mumbai

200 m

656 ft

75

Tadawul Tower

Riyadh

200 m

656 ft

76

8 Canada Square

London

200 m

655 ft

77

Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center

Guangzhou

198 m

648 ft

78

Warsaw Trade Tower

Warsaw

187 m

614 ft

79

OneEleven

Chicago

187 m

613 ft

80

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

New York City

186 m

610 ft

81

Tour T1

Courbevoie

185 m

607 ft

82

Tours DUO 1

Paris

180 m

591 ft

83

Tour Saint-Gobain

Courbevoie

180 m

590 ft

84

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 2

Chengdu

173 m

568 ft

85

Cirrus

Chicago

171 m

562 ft

86

Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo

Turin

166 m

545 ft

87

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 3

Chengdu

166 m

545 ft

88

Oceanwide Plaza Tower II

Los Angeles

162 m

530 ft

88

Oceanwide Plaza Tower III

Los Angeles

162 m

530 ft

90

The Broadgate Tower

London

161 m

529 ft

91

Tribunal de Paris

Paris

160 m

524 ft

92

Rondo 1

Warsaw

159 m

522 ft

93

3001 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia

156 m

512 ft

94

The Reed

Chicago

136 m

447 ft

95

Providence Tower

London

136 m

446 ft

96

MILA

Chicago

136 m

444 ft

97

The Willis Building

London

125 m

409 ft

98

Kohinoor Square Tower B

Mumbai

124 m

406 ft

99

Faria Lima B32 Office Tower

São Paulo

123 m

404 ft

100

Cascade

Chicago

123 m

403 ft

101

Tours DUO 2

Paris

122 m

400 ft

102

Port Baku Business Center

Baku

120 m

394 ft

103

One Crown Place

London

114 m

375 ft

104

Omni Louisville Hotel

Louisville

113 m

370 ft

105

Equus 333 Torre 1

San Pedro Garza García

112 m

368 ft

105

Equus 333 Torre 2

San Pedro Garza García

112 m

368 ft

107

The Heron

London

112 m

367 ft

108

3025 John F Kennedy Boulevard

Philadelphia

110 m

361 ft

109

Ontario Tower

London

106 m

346 ft

110

Skylight

Warsaw

105 m

344 ft

111

Equus 333 Torre 3

San Pedro Garza García

96 m

316 ft

112

Grove at Grand Bay North Tower

Miami

94 m

308 ft

112

Grove at Grand Bay South Tower

Miami

94 m

308 ft

114

20 Gracechurch

London

92 m

301 ft

115

181 Mercer Street

New York City

91 m

299 ft

116

lilli Midtown

Atlanta

91 m

297 ft

117

Heron East Tower

Tampa

89 m

291 ft

118

The Tree House Residence Hall at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Boston

85 m

280 ft

119

Four Winds Casino and Hotel Phase 2

South Bend

85 m

278 ft

120

St Georges Central

Leicester

82 m

269 ft

121

Moor House

London

82 m

268 ft

122

Obama Presidential Center

Chicago

72 m

235 ft

123

Fargo Block 9

Fargo

71 m

234 ft

124

Le Meridian Hotel Denver Downtown

Denver

70 m

231 ft

125

44 Hopton Street

London

63 m

207 ft

126

40 Tenth Ave

New York City

61 m

199 ft

127

Lumen

Warsaw

60 m

197 ft

128

Zeitz MOCAA

Cape Town

58 m

190 ft

129

Minneapolis Public Service Building

Minneapolis

53 m

173 ft

130

Populus

Denver

49 m

159 ft

131

THREE FOUR FIVE

Chicago

48 m

158 ft

132

GEMS World Academy - Chicago, Lower School

Chicago

47 m

156 ft

133

Medina Towers

Tripoli

- m

- ft

134

10 BKC

Mumbai

- m

- ft

135

Unite Hale Village Tower

London

- m

- ft

136

Raleigh City Hall

Raleigh

- m

- ft

136

Raleigh Civic Campus Phase 2

Raleigh

- m

- ft

136

Raleigh Civic Campus Phase 3

Raleigh

- m

- ft

139

88 Seaport

Boston

- m

- ft

140

Paddington Development

London

- m

- ft

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Lerch Bates

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.

Façade Access Technical Guide Advances

12 February 2013

The Façade Access Working Group met to continue work on the upcoming Technical Guide, Façade Access and Maintenance in High-Rise Buildings.

Façade Access Technical Guide Kick Off

25 April 2012

At the end of April, the co-chairs of the Façade Access Working Group met to officially kick off work for the Façade Access and Maintenance Technical Guide.