CTBUH Silver Member

Van Deusen & Associates - VDA

About

Member Since: 2011

Member Offices: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, East Hanover, Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Washington D.C.

Website: http://www.vdassoc.com

Their staff is dedicated to meeting clients’ needs for vertical transportation consulting services. In addition to their NJ headquarters, they maintain branch offices conveniently located to their major client markets, and are continually looking for highly qualified people to expand their geographic capabilities.

VDA's all-inclusive consulting services include comprehensive design and engineering for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, and lift systems in new and existing structures.

The firm also provides design and specification services for cost-effective material and mail handling systems in commercial and healthcare facilities. Over the years, VDA has provided services for legal consulting and for special equipment applications such as rack and pinion elevators, double deck hydraulic elevators, turntables and vehicle lifts.

Fields of Expertise

Vertical Transportation Consultant

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2011

Member Offices

  • Atlanta

  • Boston

  • Charlotte

  • Chicago

  • Columbus

  • Dallas

  • Denver

  • Des Moines

  • Detroit

  • East Hanover

  • Honolulu

  • Houston

  • Indianapolis

  • Kansas City

  • Las Vegas

  • Los Angeles

  • Miami

  • Milwaukee

  • Minneapolis

  • Nashville

  • New York City

  • Orlando

  • Philadelphia

  • Phoenix

  • Salt Lake City

  • Seattle

  • St. Louis

  • Tampa

  • Washington D.C.

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

Willis Tower

442.1 m / 1,451 ft

2

111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft

3

Al Hamra Tower

412.6 m / 1,354 ft

4

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

5

Cayan Tower

306.4 m / 1,005 ft

6

181 Fremont

246.9 m / 810 ft

7

Torre Reforma

246 m / 807 ft

8

Brooklyn Point

220.3 m / 723 ft

9

Millennium Tower

207.5 m / 681 ft

10

277 Fifth Avenue

205 m / 673 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

23 April 2021

Skydeck at Chicago's Tallest Building Reopens Featuring a New Interactive Museum

EQ Office announced the exciting reopening of Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower to the public on 23 April, 2021 after completing an extensive redevelopment. The...

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Global News

03 February 2021

Airline Reduces Chicago Tower Footprint After Sweeping COVID-19-Related Cuts

United Airlines is shrinking its Willis Tower headquarters, where it has about 30 percent fewer workers than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline today confirmed...

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Global News

12 January 2021

New Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Tallest Tower

EQ Office revealed Atmospheric wave wall, a new cultural landmark and the first public art installation in Chicago by globally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson. Prominently...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Willis Tower

Chicago

442 m

1,451 ft

2

111 West 57th Street

New York City

435 m

1,428 ft

3

Al Hamra Tower

Kuwait City

413 m

1,354 ft

4

2 World Trade Center

New York City

403 m

1,323 ft

5

Bank of America Tower

New York City

366 m

1,200 ft

6

Cayan Tower

Dubai

306 m

1,005 ft

7

181 Fremont

San Francisco

247 m

810 ft

8

Torre Reforma

Mexico City

246 m

807 ft

9

Brooklyn Point

New York City

220 m

723 ft

10

Millennium Tower

Boston

208 m

681 ft

11

277 Fifth Avenue

New York City

205 m

673 ft

12

11 Hoyt Street

New York City

191 m

626 ft

13

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

New York City

186 m

610 ft

14

Allianz Tower

Istanbul

186 m

609 ft

15

One Willoughby Square

New York City

168 m

552 ft

16

50 United Nations Plaza

New York City

167 m

548 ft

17

Tower 46

New York City

153 m

501 ft

18

Talan Tower 1

Nur-Sultan

146 m

478 ft

19

VIA 57 WEST

New York City

142 m

467 ft

20

The Greenpoint

New York City

132 m

434 ft

21

Evo at Cira Centre South

Philadelphia

130 m

427 ft

22

1812 North Moore Street

Arlington

118 m

387 ft

23

The Forge

New York City

117 m

384 ft

24

Three Alliance Center

Atlanta

107 m

351 ft

25

35xv

New York City

102 m

334 ft

26

888 Boylston Street

Boston

99 m

325 ft

27

10 Hanover Square

New York City

85 m

278 ft

28

Two Fifty West 81st

New York City

76 m

249 ft

29

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel

Pittsburgh

75 m

245 ft

30

170 Amsterdam Avenue

New York City

66 m

217 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (45%), 13 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (67%), 18 Buildings

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

Total: 29 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 27 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 29 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.

 

23 April 2021

Skydeck at Chicago's Tallest Building Reopens Featuring a New Interactive Museum

EQ Office announced the exciting reopening of Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower to the public on 23 April, 2021 after completing an extensive redevelopment. The...

03 February 2021

Airline Reduces Chicago Tower Footprint After Sweeping COVID-19-Related Cuts

United Airlines is shrinking its Willis Tower headquarters, where it has about 30 percent fewer workers than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The airline today confirmed...

12 January 2021

New Art Installation Revealed at Chicago's Tallest Tower

EQ Office revealed Atmospheric wave wall, a new cultural landmark and the first public art installation in Chicago by globally acclaimed artist Olafur Eliasson. Prominently...

13 October 2020

Iconic Chicago Tower Bets on the Future of Co-Working

Reports of the demise of co-working during the pandemic are greatly exaggerated, if you ask the owner of Willis Tower. In a bet on the...

25 September 2020

New Partnership Brings Renewable Energy to Chicago Landmark Tower

Dynegy today announced that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Chicago's iconic Willis Tower to provide 100% renewable electricity to the Tower. "Sustainability...

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...

18 July 2019

Transformation of Chicago’s Willis Tower Begins with New Art-Filled Lobby

EQ Office, the US office portfolio company owned by Blackstone, has reopened Willis Tower’s Wacker Drive lobby, featuring a new, one-of-a-kind art installation created by...

07 June 2019

Scalloped Condominium Tower Tops Out in Brooklyn, New York City

The Studio Gang-designed 11 Hoyt has topped out in Brooklyn to its full height of 626 feet (191 meters), offering 481 luxury residential condominiums, with...

30 April 2019

Two Towers Progress onto Chicago’s Iconic Skyline

Vista Tower reached its final height on April 26 2019, when construction workers poured concrete to form the Chicago skyscraper’s 101st and final floor. That...

15 April 2019

New Architects Brought in for Manchester’s St. Michael’s Tower

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has been brought in to deliver Hodder + Partners’ controversial Saint Michael’s tower in Manchester, with the local practice kept...