Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh Facts

150m+ Buildings 10 Completed
Tallest Building U.S. Steel Tower (256 m)
Global Ranking #82 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #16 in North America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #13 in USA by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Gulf Tower (1932)
Average Building Age 47 years
Most Common Function Office, 90%
Most Common Material Steel, 88%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   U.S. Steel Tower 1970 256 m
2   BNY Mellon Center 1983 221 m
3   One PPG Place 1984 194 m
4   Fifth Avenue Place 1987 188 m
5   One Oxford Centre 1983 187 m
6   Gulf Tower 1932 177 m
7   The Tower at PNC Plaza 2015 166 m
8   Cathedral of Learning 1936 163 m
9   Three Mellon Center 1951 159 m
10   K & L Gates Center 1968 156 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   350 Fifth - -
  Proposed
1   U.S. Steel Tower 1970 256 m
2   BNY Mellon Center 1983 221 m
3   One PPG Place 1984 194 m
4   Fifth Avenue Place 1987 188 m
5   One Oxford Centre 1983 187 m
6   Gulf Tower 1932 177 m
7   The Tower at PNC Plaza 2015 166 m
8   Cathedral of Learning 1936 163 m
9   Three Mellon Center 1951 159 m
10   K & L Gates Center 1968 156 m

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

Research Papers

Reconstruction as Research: Digital Modeling of Key Postwar Skyscrapers
28 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I

Sustainable Integration of Tall Buildings and the Urban Habitat for the Megacities of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Designing a Data-Driven, Humanistic High-Rise
Apr 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II

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Papers Related to Pittsburgh

Reconstruction as Research: Digital Modeling of Key Postwar Skyscrapers
28 Feb 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue I; Saranya Panchaseelan, Shawn Barron & Thomas Leslie, Iowa State University; Paolo Orlando, substance architecture
The 2016 CTBUH Student Research Funding Program, kindly sponsored by Underwriters Laboratories, allowed researchers to use digital reconstructions from extant drawings…
Sustainable Integration of Tall Buildings and the Urban Habitat for the Megacities of the Future
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Mark Lavery, BuroHappold Engineering
Tall buildings increasingly dominate our skylines as an almost inevitable response to urbanisation. They often do not integrate well with the urban habitat in which they…
Designing a Data-Driven, Humanistic High-Rise
Apr 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue II; Ben Tranel & Hao Ko, Gensler
Much attention has been given to how data and “the cloud” will revolutionize the workplace. Indeed, the way we work is rapidly changing, though many of the demands and…
Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; CTBUH Research
The latest CTBUH technical guide, Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings, provides a thorough investigation of the methods used around the world for implementation of…

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