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The Names and Numbers Behind the World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

The Names and Numbers Behind the World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
The Names and Numbers Behind the World’s 100 Tallest Buildings, via CTBUH

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. The construction of tall buildings requires collaboration between many different companies and firms and the efforts of hundreds of people, but a few select firms have been responsible for more of the design and engineering achievements than any other.

Continue reading to see the 18 design architects that have contributed multiple buildings to the top 100 list.

1. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates - 16 Buildings

2. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP - 12 Buildings

=3. Aedas - 4 Buildings

=3. Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd. (DLN) - 4 Buildings

=3. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects - 4 Buildings

=6. Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture - 3 Buildings

=6. Atkins - 3 Buildings

=6. C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners - 3 Buildings

=6. Eng. Adnan Saffarini - 3 Buildings

=6. Foster + Partners - 3 Buildings

=6. Gensler - 3 Buildings

=6. HOK - 3 Buildings

=6. National Engineering Bureau - 3 Buildings

=14. Archgroup Consultants - 2 Buildings

=14. ECADI - 2 Buildings

=14. Goettsch Partners - 2 Buildings

=14. LWK & Partners - 2 Buildings

=14. Pei Cobb Freed & Partners - 2 Buildings

Visit the CTBUH "Skyscraper Center" for a full list of the top 100 tallest buildings, as well as more rankings and analytics, including Top Owners/Developers, Top Consultants, Buildings by City/Region/Country and Structural Material Analysis.

News via CTBUH.

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Patrick Lynch
Cite: Patrick Lynch. "The Names and Numbers Behind the World’s 100 Tallest Buildings" 14 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884