CTBUH Platinum Member

BuroHappold

About

Member Since: 1997

Member Offices: Bath

Website: http://www.burohappold.com

From their very first project, they have used their intricate knowledge of the industry to push the boundaries and achieve more. It is this commitment that sets them apart, that adds value, that makes them award winning.

They are at the forefront of low energy design: they deliver projects that have less carbon emissions and are more sustainable, they deliver projects that do not cost the earth.

Buro Happold understands what it takes to create a project that thrives; it takes great consideration of future use, building in the resilience that will allow it to operate for generations, it means creating something that engages communities and respects diversity.

Fields of Expertise

Building Maintenance; Civil Engineering; Computers / IT / Software; Engineering, Multi-discipline; Engineering, Other; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Protection; Façade Design / Engineering; Fire Engineering; Geotechnic / Foundations; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Security Consultancy; Structural Engineering; Transportation / Urban Infrastructure

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

1997

Member Offices

  • Bath

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

Makkah Royal Clock Tower

601 m / 1,972 ft

2

111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft

3

Al Hamra Tower

412.6 m / 1,354 ft

4

Three Sixty West Tower B

361.2 m / 1,185 ft

5

ADNOC Headquarters

342 m / 1,122 ft

6

Shimao International Plaza

333.3 m / 1,094 ft

7

The Index

326 m / 1,070 ft

8

The Landmark

324 m / 1,063 ft

9

Fanya International Finance Building North

317.8 m / 1,043 ft

10

Fanya International Finance Building South

317.8 m / 1,043 ft

Awards

ToHA Tower 1

Award of Excellence: ToHA Tower 1

Best Tall Building 100-199 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Anil Hira

Anil Hira

CTBUH Chapter Vice-Chair, 2015 – Present

Mumbai

Mark Lavery

Mark Lavery

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2015 – Present

Dubai

Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present

Hong Kong

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

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Research

17 October 2016

Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth

As cities aspire to become global metropolises, older low-rise structures are getting torn down to make room for new, often tall, buildings and neighborhoods. What...

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Global News

06 April 2021

Panoramic Glass Elevator Attraction to Open Soon in London

New visualizations and a scheduled opening date have been revealed for a proposed glass lift, designed by WilkinsonEyre, inside one of Battersea Power Station’s landmark...

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Associated companies

BuroHappold (2020)

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

India Tower

Mumbai

700 m

2,296 ft

2

Chicago Spire

Chicago

610 m

2,000 ft

3

Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Mecca

601 m

1,972 ft

4

Alrriyadah Ritz Carlton

Riyadh

494 m

1,621 ft

5

World One

Mumbai

442 m

1,450 ft

6

111 West 57th Street

New York City

435 m

1,428 ft

7

Al Hamra Tower

Kuwait City

413 m

1,354 ft

8

Suning Xinjiekou Plaza

Nanjing

388 m

1,273 ft

9

Three Sixty West Tower B

Mumbai

361 m

1,185 ft

10

ADNOC Headquarters

Abu Dhabi

342 m

1,122 ft

11

Shimao International Plaza

Shanghai

333 m

1,094 ft

12

The Index

Dubai

326 m

1,070 ft

13

The Landmark

Abu Dhabi

324 m

1,063 ft

14

Lamar Tower 1

Jeddah

322 m

1,056 ft

15

Fanya International Finance Building North

Kunming

318 m

1,043 ft

16

Fanya International Finance Building South

Kunming

318 m

1,043 ft

17

Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 2

Nanjing

315 m

1,033 ft

18

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

19

Varso Tower

Warsaw

310 m

1,017 ft

20

KAFD World Trade Center

Riyadh

304 m

997 ft

21

Supernova Spira

Noida

300 m

984 ft

22

NBK Tower

Kuwait City

300 m

984 ft

23

Aspire Tower

Doha

300 m

984 ft

24

Dayabumi

Kuala Lumpur

291 m

953 ft

25

World One

Mumbai

280 m

919 ft

26

Icone Tower

Taguig City

275 m

902 ft

27

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

27

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

27

Omkar 1973 Worli Tower C

Mumbai

267 m

876 ft

30

Al Faisaliah Center

Riyadh

267 m

876 ft

31

Suning Plaza Tower A

Xuzhou

266 m

873 ft

32

GCC Bank Headquarters

Riyadh

264 m

866 ft

33

Three Sixty West Tower A

Mumbai

256 m

839 ft

34

Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & International Youth Cultural Centre Tower 1

Nanjing

255 m

837 ft

35

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 1

Madrid

250 m

820 ft

36

Burj Daman

Dubai

235 m

771 ft

37

Samba Bank HQ Tower

Riyadh

231 m

758 ft

38

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 2

Madrid

230 m

755 ft

39

Al Faisal Tower

Doha

227 m

745 ft

40

ARO

New York City

225 m

738 ft

41

Two ICC

Mumbai

223 m

732 ft

42

InterContinental Hotel West Bay

Doha

220 m

722 ft

43

Unicredit Tower

Milan

218 m

714 ft

44

Capital Plaza Residential Towers

Abu Dhabi

210 m

689 ft

45

Hotel America

Dubai

210 m

689 ft

45

Torre Madrid Nuevo Norte 3

Madrid

210 m

689 ft

47

Hudsons Tower

Detroit

207 m

680 ft

48

Zhuhai Hengqin Xinqu Ahongda Finance Tower 1

Zhuhai

200 m

656 ft

49

Capital Plaza Office Tower

Abu Dhabi

200 m

656 ft

50

One ICC

Mumbai

198 m

648 ft

51

Miami Innovation Tower

Miami

193 m

633 ft

52

Abdul Aziz Al Babtain Cultural WAQF

Kuwait City

189 m

619 ft

53

Varyap Meridian A Block

Istanbul

188 m

618 ft

54

DUO Residences

Singapore

186 m

610 ft

55

ADIA Tower

Abu Dhabi

185 m

607 ft

56

Varyap Meridian C Block

Istanbul

180 m

591 ft

57

Jordan Gate Tower 1

Amman

180 m

591 ft

57

Jordan Gate Tower 2

Amman

180 m

591 ft

57

Supertech Nova East

Noida

180 m

591 ft

57

Supertech Nova West

Noida

180 m

591 ft

61

30 St Mary Axe

London

180 m

590 ft

62

DUO Tower

Singapore

179 m

589 ft

63

303 East 44th Street

New York City

179 m

588 ft

64

National Bank of Abu Dhabi Headquarters

Abu Dhabi

173 m

568 ft

65

SBS Broadcasting Center

Seoul

167 m

548 ft

66

Capital Plaza Sofitel Hotel

Abu Dhabi

166 m

545 ft

67

Torre Iberdrola

Bilbao

165 m

541 ft

68

Varyap Meridian E Block

Istanbul

164 m

538 ft

69

Southernwood Retail Park Block 1A

London

159 m

522 ft

70

Q22 Tower

Warsaw

155 m

509 ft

71

Morpheus

Macau

154 m

504 ft

72

PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Residential Tower

Riyadh

149 m

489 ft

73

BurJuman Centre

Dubai

148 m

486 ft

74

Commercialbank Plaza Tower

Doha

148 m

486 ft

75

Book Tower

Detroit

145 m

475 ft

76

Oxford Tower

Warsaw

139 m

456 ft

77

PPA 30 Parcel 3.09

Riyadh

138 m

453 ft

78

Grove Tower 1

Mumbai

136 m

446 ft

79

500 Folsom

San Francisco

133 m

435 ft

80

Ferry Island Building 1 North Tower

London

129 m

423 ft

81

RWE Turm

Essen

127 m

417 ft

82

PP 10 Parcel 4.08

Riyadh

126 m

413 ft

83

PPA 30 Parcel 5.05 Office Tower

Riyadh

125 m

410 ft

84

Faria Lima B32 Office Tower

São Paulo

123 m

404 ft

85

Chelsea Waterfront-West Tower

London

123 m

402 ft

86

Port Baku Business Center

Baku

120 m

394 ft

87

Supertech Astralis

Noida

120 m

394 ft

88

Grove Tower 2

Mumbai

119 m

391 ft

89

33-49 Des Voeux Road West

Hong Kong

116 m

381 ft

90

ToHA Tower 1

Tel Aviv

110 m

362 ft

91

The Helix

Arlington

108 m

354 ft

92

Zorlu Center Hotel Tower

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

92

Zorlu Center Tower A

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

92

Zorlu Center Tower B

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

92

Zorlu Center Tower C

Istanbul

107 m

351 ft

96

LINEA

Chicago

106 m

348 ft

97

PP 10 Parcel 2.14

Riyadh

105 m

344 ft

98

UŠĆE Office Tower 2

Belgrade

104 m

341 ft

99

The Power Station

London

104 m

341 ft

100

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 3

Arlington

102 m

336 ft

101

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 2

Arlington

102 m

335 ft

102

Amazon PenPlace Site, Tower 1

Arlington

102 m

333 ft

103

888 Boylston Street

Boston

99 m

325 ft

104

Varso 2

Warsaw

90 m

295 ft

105

Chelsea Waterfront East Tower

London

85 m

279 ft

106

PP 10 Parcel 4.07

Riyadh

81 m

266 ft

106

Varso 1

Warsaw

81 m

266 ft

108

Porsche Design Tower

Frankfurt am Main

80 m

262 ft

109

East Bank UAL London College of Fashion

London

80 m

261 ft

110

Brill Place Tower

London

78 m

256 ft

111

One Angel Square

Manchester

68 m

221 ft

112

101 Whitechapel High Street

London

63 m

205 ft

113

Southernwood Retail Park Hotel

London

54 m

178 ft

114

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower A

Riyadh

49 m

160 ft

115

Southernwood Retail Park Block 1B

London

47 m

155 ft

116

Southernwood Retail Park Block 2A

London

41 m

133 ft

117

Trafalgar Place

London

36 m

119 ft

118

PVN Tower

Hanoi

- m

- ft

119

Varyap Meridian B Block

Istanbul

- m

- ft

119

Varyap Meridian D Block

Istanbul

- m

- ft

121

Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 1

Novorossiysk

- m

- ft

121

Ashley Road East

London

- m

- ft

121

Ferry Island Building 1 South Tower

London

- m

- ft

124

North Island Tower

London

- m

- ft

125

Admiral Serebryakov Embankment Tower 2

Novorossiysk

- m

- ft

126

Welbourne Plot Tower

London

- m

- ft

127

Ashley Road West

London

- m

- ft

128

Ferry Island Building 2

London

- m

- ft

128

Sir Michael Uren Hub

London

- m

- ft

130

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower B

Riyadh

- m

- ft

130

PPA 30 Parcel 2.07 Tower C

Riyadh

- m

- ft

132

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 1

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

132

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 2

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

132

Maryah Plaza Residential Tower 3

Abu Dhabi

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

10 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (36%), 34 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (81%), 67 Buildings

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

Total: 95 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 83 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 95 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.

 

29 January 2018 | London

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 2c - Q&A

Robert Cotter, Jersey City; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; and Craig Schwitter, BuroHappold Engineering, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York...

26 October 2015 | New York City

The High Line Effect

Density and development come in many forms – not all of them tall. One of the most successful development initiatives undertaken in New York City...

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

Seismic Action Reduction in Supertall Building Design

Per building design practice in China, structural engineer will carry on more detailed analysis in design development stage when schematic design is approved. For a...

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 06 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 06 Questions & Answers session with speakers Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues – Thai Co. Ltd.; Chunhe (Henry) Li, Buro Happold;...

21 September 2012 | Shanghai

Office Tower Configuration and Control for Natural Ventilation

The use of natural ventilation in office towers has been met with resistance and skepticism due to perceived and real issues relating to climate, comfort,...

20 September 2012 | Shanghai

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings

In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic...

10 October 2011 | Seoul

What if Every Act of Design and Construction Makes the World a Better Place?

Woods Bagot and Buro Happold have partnered in the development of an interactive design software platform which tracks energy and carbon footprints for design solutions...

17 October 2016

Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth

Kate Ascher & Sabrina Uffer, BuroHappold Engineering

As cities aspire to become global metropolises, older low-rise structures are getting torn down to make room for new, often tall, buildings and neighborhoods. What...

26 October 2015

The High Line Effect

Kate Ascher & Sabina Uffer, BuroHappold Engineering

Density and development come in many forms – not all of them tall. One of the most successful development initiatives undertaken in New York City...

26 October 2015

Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues

Mark Lavery, Tim Kelly & Anil Hira

As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this interdependency was once limited...

26 October 2015

Structural Fire Design and Approval of a 156m Tall High-End Residential Building in Abu Dhabi

Florian M. Block, Felix Summers, David Black & Tad-Song Koh, BuroHappold Engineering

The tower has an external mega-frame with four story long exposed bracing members. A high quality finish to the diagonals was critical and 3h fire...

16 September 2014

Seismic Action Reduction in Supertall Building Design

Chunhe (Henry) Li & Yiyuan Zhang, Buro Happold

Per building design practice in China, structural engineer will carry on more detailed analysis in design development stage when schematic design is approved. For a...

01 November 2012

A Proposal to Create an Energy-Producing Megatall for Kunming, China

Thomas Kraubitz, Buro Happold

China’s fast-growing urban population and need for sustainable energy sources require alternative development ideas. The Krafthaus, which combines an energy-producing solar tower with an environmentally...

20 September 2012

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings

Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics; Mark Lavery, Buro Happold

In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic...

19 September 2012

Office Tower Configuration and Control for Natural Ventilation

Matthew Herman, Jeremy Snyder & Denzil Gallagher, Buro Happold

The use of natural ventilation in office towers has been met with resistance and skepticism due to perceived and real issues relating to climate, comfort,...

19 September 2012

Innovative Solutions to Complex Geometric Forms in Tall Buildings

Mark Lavery, Buro Happold & Spencer Robinson, Camden Mill

There is an trend in tall buildings towards ever more complex geometric forms, as clients and architects look to distinguish their buildings. That such buildings...

20 October 2003

Integrated Structural Fire Design for High Rise Buildings

Young Wong & Neal Butterworth, Buro Happold FEDRA

This paper presents a fire safety design approach integrating evacuation, structural performance, fire fighting and fire safety management. An integrated performance based design with time...

30 July 2020

CTBUH In The Media: The Future of Skyscrapers: A Mile High, Slimmer Than Ever and Made from Wood

History does not want for dizzying fantasies of tall buildings. From the Tower of Babel onwards, humanity has dreamed of ever-more wondrous skyscrapers, whether we...

30 July 2020

CTBUH In The Media: The Future of Skyscrapers: A Mile High, Slimmer Than Ever and Made from Wood

History does not want for dizzying fantasies of tall buildings. From the Tower of Babel onwards, humanity has dreamed of ever-more wondrous skyscrapers, whether we...

11 September 2019

Detroit’s Historic Book Tower Undergoing Major Redevelopment

ODA-Architecture out of New York City has been hired as design architect for the Book Tower and Book Building redevelopment on Washington Boulevard in downtown...

26 August 2019

Warsaw’s Varso Tower Rises Past 75 Meters

The Varso Place complex, named after Varsovia, the Latin name for Warsaw, is being built next to the capital’s central station. Three buildings will be...

06 August 2019

London Skyscraper in Question as Investor Pulls Out

Asian developer Perennial Real Estate Holdings has dealt a blow to Eric Parry Architects’ approved plans to build the tallest building in the City of...

16 July 2019

Planning Permission for Proposed Tower Rejected by London Mayor

London mayor Sadiq Khan has refused the Foster + Partners designed Tulip Tower saying the 304-meter-tall tourist attraction could harm the city’s skyline. Overturning the...

14 June 2019

Twisting Office Tower Nears Completion in Tel Aviv

Ron Arad Associates has revealed a twisted tower that is narrow at the base but widens at the top, built as the first phase of...

27 March 2019

Tulip Tower Set for City of London Approval

City of London planning officers have recommended approval for Foster + Partners’ opinion-splitting Tulip on a site next to the Gherkin. The planned 305-meter-tall tourist...

01 March 2019

As One Chicago Lakefront Project Gets a New Deadline, Another is Announced

The owner of the Chicago Spire site could have another year to begin developing the lakefront site, four months after a downtown alderman rejected a...

06 December 2018

Fastest elevators in Brazil set to be installed at the Birmann 32 building in São Paulo

The fastest elevators in Brazil are set to be installed at the Birmann 32 office building on Faria Lima Avenue in São Paulo, announced thyssenkrup...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving BuroHappold Engineering

CTBUH New York Tours ARO

20 June 2018

CTBUH New York attended a tour of the ARO building, known for its avant-garde approach to maximizing space and providing direct outdoor access for its residents.

CTBUH New York Debates: Has New York Built Too Tall?

01 March 2018

The New York "Future Leaders" Committee recently debated whether NYC has built too tall. The two sides discussed current challenges to development as well as future considerations.

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

29 January 2018

The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

29 October 2017

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.

CTBUH New York Hosts Summer Social

31 August 2017

The CTBUH New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted a sold-out Summer Social, this year hosted by BuroHappold Engineering.

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.

Ctbuh Leaders At BuroHappold

Anil Hira

CTBUH Chapter Vice-Chair, 2015 – Present

Anil Hira

Mumbai

Mark Lavery

CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, 2015 – Present

Mark Lavery

Dubai

Richard Marshall

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2018 – Present

Richard Marshall

Hong Kong

Suzanne Provanzana

CTBUH Chicago Chapter, 2021 – Present

Suzanne Provanzana