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CTBUH Supertalls News: Manhattan Skyscraper Building design by Rafael Viñoly architect, NYC, USA

Jan 13, 2016

Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects

CTBUH Announces 100 Supertalls Completed Worldwide with the Completion of 432 Park Avenue

Supertall skyscrapers Completion Graph:
Supertall skyscrapers Completion Graph

432 Park Avenue Tower in New York

January 13, 2016 – NEW YORK CITY – The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has announced that there are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City. The construction of supertall buildings has increased at an astounding rate in recent years, an indicator of the tremendous growth within the global tall building industry. Whereas the first 50 supertalls took 80 years to complete – between 1930 and 2010 – the total number of supertalls has doubled from 50 to 100 in just five years.

The majority of new supertall skyscrapers hail from Asia and the Middle East, mirroring construction trends that have emerged over the past decade, but New York has remained an active center for supertall construction in the Americas. With this most recent completion – the city’s seventh – New York now has the second-highest number of supertall skyscrapers in the world. Meanwhile, Dubai continues to dominate with 18.

432 Park Avenue:
432 Park Avenue tower New York
image © Macklowe Properties

The CTBUH officially confirmed 432 Park Avenue’s completion date to be December 23, 2015, as this was when the first owners closed on their residences and the building met CTBUH’s final criteria for completion – that the building be at least partially occupiable. At 425.5 meters, it is the tallest allresidential building in the world and the 14th-tallest overall.

It is remarkable not just for its extreme height, but for its slenderness as well. With a 1:15 slenderness ratio, the tower typifies the “superslim” typology that has been made possible by advances in lateral resistance technology. These buildings are particularly prevalent in dense urban areas such as New York, where limited land availability and soaring luxury residential prices justify their development.

432 Park Avenue Tower
image © dbox for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties

Supertall construction is poised to remain strong in the coming years. According to CTBUH data, there are well over 100 supertall skyscrapers topped out or under construction that are scheduled to be completed in the next five to six years. That includes Jeddah Tower, which will become the world’s tallest building and the first kilometer-high building upon completion.

With supertall skyscrapers becoming increasingly common, many look to the megatall (600-plus-meter) distinction as the new frontier for the world’s tallest buildings. There are currently only three completed megatall buildings in the world, but that number is set to more than double in the coming years as four more – including Jeddah Tower – complete.

432 Park Avenue

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

The CCouncil on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. A not-for-profit organization, founded in 1969 and based at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology, CTBUH has an Asia Headquarters office at Tongji University, Shanghai, and a Research Office at Iuav University, Venice.

CTBUH facilitates the exchange of the latest knowledge available on tall buildings through publications, research, events, working groups, web resources, and its extensive network of international representatives. The CTBUH also developed the international standards for measuring tall building height and is recognized as the arbiter for bestowing such designations as “The World’s Tallest Building.”

Timelapse of the construction of 432 Park Avenue in New York City, USA. The building will be the world’s tallest all-residential structure once complete:
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Nov 8, 2015

432 Park Avenue Tower New York City Building

Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects

Construction of 432 Park Avenue, New York

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue

A 432 Park Avenue Residential and Construction Tour took place on 28 October 2015 led by Bill Unger, President of Macklowe Properties Construction, and Project Managers of Rafael Vinoly Architects:

“The project consists of residences on middle and upper levels and common spaces distributed throughout the lowest levels. Delegates will tour these areas, include a penthouse, model apartment, drum floor (double height mechanical floor that deflects wind pressures), among other areas. Two smaller volumes adjacent to the tower will house commercial offices and 120,000 square feet of retail space.”

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue

Website: 432 Park Avenue New York – CTBUH article

May 28, 2013

432 Park Avenue Tower

New York

Design: Rafael Viñoly

International Launch of 432 Park Avenue, New York

Building to Become the Tallest Residential Tower in the Western Hemisphere

LONDON, May 28th 2013 — CIM Group and Macklowe Properties announced today that the landmark 432 Park Avenue project has achieved nearly US$1 billion in sales. The official launch of the residential condominium sales campaign and opening of the Sales and Marketing Centre at 767 Fifth Avenue occurred in March 2013.

Manhattan skyscraper building design by Rafael Viñoly Architects
image © dbox for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties

Buyers are predominantly from the US with others from South America, the Middle East, UK, China and Russia. With an expected completion in 2015, the extraordinarily graceful 1,396-foot tower, designed by Rafael Viñoly, will become the tallest building in New York City and the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere.

432 Park Avenue Tower
image © dbox for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties

In the tradition of New York City’s finest apartment houses and hotels, residents will enjoy 30,000 square feet of amenities including a private restaurant, outdoor garden for dining and events, spa and fitness centre with sauna, steam and massage rooms, 75-foot swimming pool, library, lounge, billiards room, screening room and performance venue, children’s playroom, and boardroom. In-suite catering, concierge, 24-hour doorman, and valet parking services will be provided by the building’s handpicked staff.

432 Park Avenue Tower
image © dbox for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties

“432 Park Avenue is quickly becoming one of New York City’s most prestigious addresses and a worthy addition to its unparalleled skyline,” Avi Shemesh, CIM Co-Founder and Principal, commented. “Our experience in developing large transformative urban projects made 432 Park Avenue a natural fit with our investment philosophy and management style. We are confident that we are creating tremendous value for residents, our investors, and New York City.”

432 Park Avenue Tower
image © dbox for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties

Residences at 432 Park Avenue are from US$7 million – US$95 million.

For more information, visit 432 Park Avenue Tower New York City website

432 Park Avenue Tower architects : Rafael Viñoly

CTBUH Urban Habitat Award Winner

Location: 432 Park Avenue, New York City, USA

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