About

Member Since: 1996

Member Offices: Mill Valley

Website: http://www.ewcg.com/

Founded in 1986, the Edgett Williams Consulting Group provides comprehensive design and support services for building transportation systems. Their experienced team offers proven expertise in architecture, construction, and the latest technological advances in elevators,
escalators, and materials handling systems.

They also understand that a building is an economic entity, and that different solutions are appropriate for different clients. They work with you to create a system that supports your goals, while moving people and goods as effectively as possible.

With offices near San Francisco and New York, Edgett Williams has served a global clientele in more than 20 countries around the world. When you engage with them, you work directly with one of their principals, while interacting with other key members of their team in an informal, friendly relationship.

Fields of Expertise

Vertical Transportation Consultant

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1996

Member Offices

  • Mill Valley

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

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

2

Jin Mao Tower

420.5 m / 1,380 ft

3

Greenland Group Suzhou Center

358 m / 1,175 ft

4

China World Tower

330 m / 1,083 ft

5

One Manhattan West

303.6 m / 996 ft

6

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

303 m / 994 ft

7

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

303 m / 994 ft

8

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

268 m / 879 ft

9

Menara Astra

261.5 m / 858 ft

10

Beijing Greenland Center

260 m / 853 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Research

16 September 2014

Elevator Systems and Elevator Evacuation Design

Because supertall and megatall buildings are a very recent phenomenon, there are no specific building codes written for them. For any building over 50 stories,...

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Global News

10 July 2020

Shanghai Tower Starts Repairs on Water Leak

Videos surfaced on Monday 6 July, 2020 after tenants from the 9th to the 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found...

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Global News

14 May 2019

Mega Mixed-Use Development Planned for Shanghai’s South Bund

Real estate developer Greenland Group has unveiled a master plan for its mega mixed-use project in Shanghai’s downtown Huangpu District, which is set to become...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

Suzhou

729 m

2,392 ft

2

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

632 m

2,073 ft

3

Jin Mao Tower

Shanghai

421 m

1,380 ft

4

Greenland Group Suzhou Center

Suzhou

358 m

1,175 ft

5

China World Tower

Beijing

330 m

1,083 ft

6

One Manhattan West

New York City

304 m

996 ft

7

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

7

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

Nanchang

303 m

994 ft

9

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

Nanchang

268 m

879 ft

10

Menara Astra

Jakarta

262 m

858 ft

11

Beijing Greenland Center

Beijing

260 m

853 ft

12

Kingtown International Center

Nanjing

231 m

759 ft

13

World Trade Centre 3

Jakarta

209 m

686 ft

14

Sichuan Airlines Center

Chengdu

204 m

669 ft

15

The Mark

Seattle

197 m

646 ft

16

The Tower at PNC Plaza

Pittsburgh

166 m

544 ft

17

Poly International Plaza – Dawangjing

Beijing

161 m

529 ft

18

Ten Thousand

Los Angeles

147 m

483 ft

19

Mira

San Francisco

130 m

427 ft

20

111 Main

Salt Lake City

118 m

387 ft

21

Burnham Pointe

Chicago

96 m

314 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (45%), 9 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (75%), 15 Buildings

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

Total: 20 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 20 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 20 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.

 

16 September 2014

Elevator Systems and Elevator Evacuation Design

Xiaomei Lee, Frederick Liu & Liming Zhou, Gensler; Steve Edgett, Edgett Williams Consulting Group, Inc.

Because supertall and megatall buildings are a very recent phenomenon, there are no specific building codes written for them. For any building over 50 stories,...

19 September 2012

Advancements in Tall Building Vertical Transportation Design

George von Klan & Joseph Armas, GVK Elevator Consulting Services, Inc; Steven Edgett, Edgett Williams Consulting Group

Advances in tall building vertical transportation systems are summarized for design professionals and developers in Asia. Elevator industry advances offer improvements in system performance, space...

10 July 2020

Shanghai Tower Starts Repairs on Water Leak

Videos surfaced on Monday 6 July, 2020 after tenants from the 9th to the 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found...

14 May 2019

Mega Mixed-Use Development Planned for Shanghai’s South Bund

Real estate developer Greenland Group has unveiled a master plan for its mega mixed-use project in Shanghai’s downtown Huangpu District, which is set to become...

29 November 2018

A 392-Unit Luxury High-Rise is Being Introduced to the Market in San Francisco

The latest luxury high-rise to join the ranks of recently announced and opened residences, which include The Harrison, 181 Fremont, The Avery and One Steuart...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Edgett Williams Consulting Group Inc.

Shanghai Expo and Meetings Report

08 May 2010

Executive Director Antony Wood visited China to attend and speak at the Shanghai Expo. While in China, the foundation was set for the CTBUH 9th World Congress.