|Full Name||Adrian D. Smith|
|Born||19 August 1944|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, U.S|
|Height||5′ 7” or 171 cm|
|College||Texas A&M University, College Station|
University of Illinois, Chicago
|Qualification||Bachelor of Architecture|
|Year Active||1980 – Present|
|Social Media||Facebook / Instagram|
Adrian D. Smith is an American architect known for the world’s tallest structure Burj Khalifa. He is born on 19 August 1944 and his birthplace is Chicago, Illinois, U.S. His height is about 5′ 7”.
More facts About Adrian D. Smith
- Smith pursuing his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Texas A&M University. However, he did not graduate and instead started working for Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM).
- In 1969, he finished his education at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
- Smith founded Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) in 2006 which is dedicated to high-performance and energy-efficient design.
- In 2008, he co-founded the MEP firm of PositivEnergy Practice (PEP), which specializes in the environmental energy-efficient architecture.
- In 2013, Smith was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from Texas A&M University.
- He was the recipient of the CTBUH 2011 Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award.
- Smith designed have won over 125 awards including 5 international awards, 9 National American Institute of Architects Awards, 35 State and Chicago AIA Awards, and 3 Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence.
Adrian Smith has worked for 40 years for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) and later in 2006 he founded Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) and its revenue was US$81 million in 2019. So smith’s net worth would be US$35 million.
Adrian D. Smith Projects
|1980||Banco de Occidente||Guatemala City||Guatemala|
|1986||United Gulf Bank Building||Manama||Bahrain|
|1992||10 Ludgate Place||London||U.K.|
|1993||Aramco Headquarters||Dhahran||Saudi Arabia|
|1996||Washington University |
|1996||Warren Blvd Project||Chicago||U.S.|
|1998||Jin Mao Tower||Shanghai||China|
(Arts and Sciences Building)
|2002||Sede do BankBoston||Sao Paulo||Brazil|
|2003||General Motors Renaissance Center||Detroit||U.S.|
|2004||Jubilee Park Pavilion||London||U.K.|
|2004||Tower Palace III||Seoul||Korea|
|2009||Trump International Hotel||Chicago||U.S.|
|2011||Chicago Central Area Decarbonization Plan||Chicago||U.S.|
|2011||Pearl River Tower||Guangzhou||China|
|2014||Waldorf Astoria Beijing||Beijing||China|