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These are the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the US

These are the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the US
Shanghai Tower / Gensler. Image © Gensler/Shen Zhonghai
Shanghai Tower / Gensler. Image © Gensler/Shen Zhonghai

Architectural Record has released the latest edition of its annual list of the “Top 300 Architecture Firms” in the United States, based on architectural revenue from the previous year (2015). Gensler, which became the first firm to surpass $1 billion in revenue in 2014, held on to the top spot with earnings of $1,181,030,000 in 2015. Los Angeles-based AECOM maintained its number 2 position after a revenue increase of more than 30 percent, making it the largest publicly traded company in the LA area. Perkins+Will continued their steady climb up the list, finishing at number 3.

See the top 50 after the break.

1. Gensler; San Francisco, CA (Architect)

2. AECOM; Los Angeles, CA (Engineer-Architect)

3. Perkins+Will; Chicago, IL (Architect)

4. Jacobs; Pasadena, CA (Architect-Engineer-Contractor)

5. ARCADIS/Callison RTKL; Highlands Ranch, CO (Architect-Engineer)

6. HOK; St. Louis, MO (Architect-Engineer)

7. HKS; Dallas, TX (Architect)

8. CH2M; Englewood, CO (Engineer-Contractor)

9. HDR; Dallas, TX (Engineer-Architect)

10. Bechtel; San Francisco, CA (Engineer-Contractor)

11. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; New York, NY (Architect-Engineer)

12. Stantec; Irvine, CA (Engineer-Architect-Landscape)

13. IBI Group; Irvine, CA (Architect-Engineer)

14. Perkins Eastman; New York, NY (Architect)

15. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC; New York, NY (Architect)

16. Woods Bagot; New York, NY (Architect)

17. NBBJ; Seattle, WA (Architect)

18. ZGF Architects; Portland, OR (Architect)

19. Cannon Design; Grand Island, NY (Architect-Engineer)

20. Populous; Kansas City, MO (Architect)

21. SmithGroupJJR; Detroit, MI (Architect-Engineer)

22. Corgan; Dallas, Texas (Architect)

23. DLR Group; Omaha, NE (Architect-Engineer)

24. EYP; Albany, NY (Architect-Engineer)

25. Hammel Green and Abrahamson; Minneapolis, MN (Architect-Engineer)

26. Leo A Daly; Omaha, NE (Architect-Engineer)

27. NORR; Chicago, IL (Architect-Engineer)

28. Page; Washington, DC (Architect-Engineer)

29. Gresham, Smith and Partners; Nashville, TN (Architect-Engineer)

30. Elkus Manfredi Architects; Boston, MA (Architect)

31. Burns & McDonnell; Kansas City, MO (Engineer-Architect-Contractor)

32. KTGY Architecture & Planning; Irvine, CA

33. HMC Architects; Los Angeles, CA (Architect)

34. Flad Architects; Madison, WI (Architect-Engineer)

35. Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP (RAMSA); New York, NY (Architect)

36. VOA Associates Inc.; Chicago, Illinois (Architect)

37. Little; Charlotte, NC (Architect-Engineer)

38. Solomon Cordwell Buenz; Chicago, Illinois (Architect)

39. STUDIOS Architecture; Washington, DC (Architect)

40. LPA Inc.; Irvine, CA (Architect)

41. Cuningham Group Architecture Inc.; Minneapolis, Minnesota (Architect)

42. Ware Malcomb; Irvine, California (Architect)

43. PBK; Houston, TX (Architect-Engineer)

44. Harley Ellis Devereaux; Southfield, MI (Architect-Engineer)

45. Huckabee; Fort Worth, TX (Architect-Engineer)

46. LS3P; Charleston, SC (Architect)

47. Cooper Carry; Atlanta, GA (Architect)

48. WATG | Wimberly Interiors; Irvine, CA (Architect)

49. RS&H Inc.; Jacksonville, FL (Architect-Engineer)

50. Ennead Architects; New York, NY (Architect)

Find Architectural Record's complete list here.

Cite: Patrick Lynch. "These are the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the US" 02 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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