About

Member Since: 2009

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.esdglobal.com/

Environmental Systems Design improves society through the built environment. They create design solutions that not only meet their client / partner's needs and expectations but provide a safe environment to communicate, inspire, create, innovate, and evolve.

To do this they champion inclusion and collaboration both in-house and with clients. Having the ability to assemble project teams from a professional pool of 275+ people allows them to explore, collaborate, and share lessons learned from their diverse staff and utilize best practices when developing options and solutions to design challenges.

Above all, the value they place on the health and safety of their employees and clients through their design is paramount in their philosophic approach.

Fields of Expertise

Building Automation Control Systems; Cost Consulting; Fire Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2009

Member Offices

  • Chicago

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

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

2

Uptown Dubai Tower 1

711 m / 2,333 ft

3

Wuhan Greenland Center

475.6 m / 1,560 ft

4

Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

5

Lakhta Center

462 m / 1,516 ft

6

FORZA Tower

460 m / 1,509 ft

7

Willis Tower

442.1 m / 1,451 ft

8

Uptown Tower

339 m / 1,112 ft

9

Xinda Kingtown International Center Tower 1

320 m / 1,050 ft

10

Bank of America Plaza

311.8 m / 1,023 ft

Awards

Lakhta Center

Winner: Lakhta Center

Façade Engineering Award 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Mehdi Jalayerian

Mehdi Jalayerian

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

Chicago

Tyler Jensen

Tyler Jensen

CTBUH MEP Systems Committee, 2018 – Present

Chicago

Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

One Dubai Tower A

Dubai

1008 m

3,307 ft

2

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah

1000 m

3,281 ft

3

One Dubai Tower B

Dubai

874 m

2,867 ft

4

Uptown Dubai Tower 1

Dubai

711 m

2,333 ft

5

One Dubai Tower C

Dubai

685 m

2,247 ft

6

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

636 m

2,087 ft

7

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan

476 m

1,560 ft

8

Chengdu Greenland Tower

Chengdu

468 m

1,535 ft

9

Lakhta Center

St. Petersburg

462 m

1,516 ft

10

FORZA Tower

Bogota

460 m

1,509 ft

11

Dancing Dragon Tower 1

Seoul

446 m

1,463 ft

12

Willis Tower

Chicago

442 m

1,451 ft

13

Multifunctional Highrise Complex - Akhmat Tower

Groznyj

435 m

1,427 ft

14

Dancing Dragon Tower 2

Seoul

378 m

1,240 ft

15

Uptown Tower

Dubai

339 m

1,112 ft

16

Xinda Kingtown International Center Tower 1

Suzhou

320 m

1,050 ft

17

Bank of America Plaza

Atlanta

312 m

1,023 ft

18

Two Prudential Plaza

Chicago

303 m

995 ft

19

Suzhou Keyne Center Office and Hotel

Suzhou

300 m

984 ft

20

900 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago

265 m

869 ft

21

Xinda Kingtown International Center Tower 2

Suzhou

260 m

853 ft

22

Park Tower

Chicago

257 m

844 ft

23

110 North Wacker

Chicago

249 m

817 ft

24

Qintai International Tower

Wuhan

248 m

814 ft

25

FKI Tower

Seoul

246 m

805 ft

26

BMO Tower

Chicago

222 m

727 ft

27

Suzhou Keyne Center Residential Tower

Suzhou

220 m

722 ft

28

111 South Wacker

Chicago

208 m

681 ft

29

71 South Wacker

Chicago

207 m

679 ft

30

77 West Wacker Drive

Chicago

204 m

668 ft

31

UBS Tower

Chicago

199 m

652 ft

32

155 North Wacker

Chicago

195 m

638 ft

33

The Heritage at Millennium Park

Chicago

192 m

631 ft

34

353 North Clark

Chicago

190 m

623 ft

35

Vantone Center

Tianjin

185 m

607 ft

36

333 South Wabash

Chicago

183 m

601 ft

37

Citadel Center

Chicago

177 m

580 ft

38

The Fordham

Chicago

175 m

574 ft

39

Loews Chicago Hotel

Chicago

173 m

569 ft

40

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 2

Chengdu

173 m

568 ft

41

Streeter Place

Chicago

169 m

554 ft

42

Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 3

Chengdu

166 m

545 ft

43

The Pinnacle

Chicago

163 m

535 ft

44

601 West Monroe Phase 1

Chicago

161 m

527 ft

45

10 South Wacker

Chicago

159 m

520 ft

45

30 South Wacker

Chicago

159 m

520 ft

47

CNA Center

Chicago

158 m

517 ft

48

Al Khatem Tower

Abu Dhabi

155 m

509 ft

48

Al Maqam Tower

Abu Dhabi

155 m

509 ft

50

The Bristol

Chicago

149 m

488 ft

51

1 Bank of America Center

Charlotte

148 m

484 ft

52

601 West Monroe Phase 2

Chicago

140 m

458 ft

53

540 West Madison Street

Chicago

138 m

453 ft

54

PPA 30 Parcel 3.10

Riyadh

138 m

453 ft

55

200 Squared

Chicago

137 m

449 ft

56

Marriott Marquis Chicago

Chicago

135 m

444 ft

57

Wrigley Building

Chicago

134 m

438 ft

58

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Chicago

132 m

431 ft

59

Al Sarab Tower

Abu Dhabi

131 m

430 ft

59

Al Sila Tower

Abu Dhabi

131 m

430 ft

61

Five One Five North State

Chicago

130 m

427 ft

62

Ferry Island Building 1 North Tower

London

129 m

423 ft

63

The Sinclair

Chicago

128 m

420 ft

64

10 East Delaware

Chicago

126 m

415 ft

65

Galter Pavilion

Chicago

123 m

402 ft

66

420 East Ohio

Chicago

122 m

400 ft

67

River View II

Chicago

122 m

399 ft

68

Al Maryah Tower

Abu Dhabi

120 m

394 ft

69

Wells Street Tower

Chicago

118 m

388 ft

70

PPA 30 Parcel 5.03 Tower 1

Riyadh

105 m

344 ft

71

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Chicago

105 m

344 ft

72

Assuta Bauhaus Village

Tel Aviv

103 m

337 ft

73

840 North Lake Shore Drive

Chicago

100 m

329 ft

74

River View I

Chicago

98 m

321 ft

75

Prentice Women's Hospital

Chicago

96 m

316 ft

76

River North Marriott Suites

Chicago

91 m

298 ft

77

Feinberg Pavillion

Chicago

91 m

297 ft

78

Wrigley Building North Addition

Chicago

90 m

294 ft

79

Sherman Plaza

Evanston

84 m

276 ft

80

22 West Washington

Chicago

84 m

276 ft

81

Chicago Board of Trade Addition

Chicago

84 m

275 ft

82

555 West Monroe Street

Chicago

79 m

260 ft

83

Rush University Medical Center Hospital Tower

Chicago

77 m

252 ft

84

Obama Presidential Center

Chicago

72 m

235 ft

85

R+D 659

Chicago

58 m

191 ft

86

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies

Chicago

53 m

175 ft

87

ALLY

Chicago

44 m

144 ft

88

Ashley Road East

London

- m

- ft

88

Ferry Island Building 1 South Tower

London

- m

- ft

90

North Island Tower

London

- m

- ft

91

Welbourne Plot Tower

London

- m

- ft

92

Ashley Road West

London

- m

- ft

93

Ferry Island Building 2

London

- m

- ft

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12 June 2014

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YPC Presents on Complex Chicago Mixed-Use Project

16 April 2014

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Event Focuses on Combining Fire Safety and Sustainability

07–08 November 2012

The CTBUH participated in a symposium to address the complex issues of integrating fire safety design with sustainability.

Shanghai Congress News Day Congress: Day Three

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