AWARD: LINKED HYBRID TOWER WAS NAMED AS PART OF THE 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL TALL BUILDINGS OF THE LAST 50 YEARS WHICH WAS ANNOUNCED AT THE 2019 CTBUH 10TH WORLD CONGRESS

October 08, 2019

CHICAGO – [October 8, 2019] – In conjunction with its 50th anniversary, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has revealed a special list of the “50 Most Influential Tall Buildings of the Last 50 Years.” The following buildings will be formally recognized at the CTBUH 10th World Congress, which takes place in Chicago at the end of October: 


• 1 Bligh Street (Sydney) – Completed in 2011 

• 30 St Mary Axe (London) – Completed in 2004 

• 333 Wacker Drive (Chicago) – Completed in 1983 

• 4 Times Square (New York City) – Completed in 1999 

• 550 Madison Avenue (New York City) – Completed in 1983 

• 601 Lexington (New York City) – Completed in 1977 

• 875 North Michigan Avenue (Chicago) – Completed in 1969 

• Al Bahar Tower 1 (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) – Completed in 2012 

• AMA Plaza (Chicago) – Completed in 1972 

• Aqua at Lakeshore East (Chicago) – Completed in 2009 

• Bahrain World Trade Center 1 (Manama, Bahrain) – Completed in 2008 

• Bank of America Tower (New York City) – Completed in 2009 

• Bank of China Tower (Hong Kong) – Completed in 1990 

• Bosco Verticale Torres (Milan) – Completed in 2014 

• Burj Al Arab (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – Completed in 1999 

• Burj Khalifa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – Completed in 2010 

• CCTV Headquarters (Beijing) – Completed in 2012 

• Commerzbank Tower (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) – Completed in 1997 

• Doha Tower (Doha, Qatar) – Completed in 2012 

• Hearst Tower (New York City) – Completed in 2006 

• Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Headquarters (Hong Kong) – Completed in 1985 

• International Commerce Centre (Hong Kong) – Completed in 2010 

• Jardine House (Hong Kong) – Completed in 1973 

• Jin Mao Tower (Shanghai) – Completed in 1999 

• Linked Hybrid Tower 1 (Beijing) – Completed in 2009 

• Lotte World Tower (Seoul, South Korea) – Completed in 2017 

• MahaNakhon (Bangkok) – Completed in 2016 

• Marina Bay Sands Hotel (Singapore) – Completed in 2010 

• Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower (Tokyo) – Completed in 2008 

• National Commercial Bank (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) – Completed in 1983 

• One Central Park (Sydney) – Completed in 2014 

• One World Trade Center (New York City) – Completed in 2014 

• PARKROYAL on Pickering (Singapore) – Completed in 2013 

• Pearl River Tower (Guangzhou, China) – Completed in 2013 

• Petronas Twin Towers (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – Completed in 1998 

• Post Turm (Bonn, Germany) – Completed in 2002 

• Salesforce Tower (San Francisco) – Completed in 2018 

• Shanghai Tower (Shanghai) – Completed in 2015 

• Shanghai World Financial Center (Shanghai) – Completed in 2008 

• TAIPEI 101 (Taipei, Taiwan) – Completed in 2004  

• The Leadenhall Building (London) – Completed in 2014 

• The Lloyd’s Building (London) – Completed in 1986 

• The Shard (London) – Completed in 2013 

• Torre Costanera (Santiago, Chile) – Completed in 2014 

• Torre Reforma (Mexico City) – Completed in 2016 

• Tour First (Courbevoie, France) – Completed in 2011 

• Transamerica Pyramid Center (San Francisco) – Completed in 1972 

• Turning Torso (Malmo, Sweden) – Completed in 2005 

• U.S. Bank Tower (Los Angeles) – Completed in 1990 

• Willis Tower (Chicago) – Completed in 1974 

 



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