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04 December 2017
Colorado Real Estate Journal

A gleaming, faceted gem has risen in downtown Denver and its arrival has been impossible to miss. As you move around the city, its shape changes, its skin shifts from reflective to translucent, and its unique roofline transforms from mirroring the foothills to the crown of a diamond.

13 November 2017
Press Release

Three projects designed by Pickard Chilton, a highly-regarded architecture studio best known for its award-winning designs of corporate headquarters and campuses, were recognized with prestigious individual Honor Awards in the first-ever QUAD Design Award competition presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). QUAD, the acronym for Quality Unites Architectural Design, promotes excellence and innovation in architectural design. Pickard Chilton received three such Honor Awards for projects: Eaton Center, a corporate campus in Beachwood, Ohio; Eaton House, a global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland; and the Wellness Center, a health and fitness facility in Spring, Texas. The projects were recognized by AIA QUAD at an awards ceremony on November 9 at the QUAD conference in Albany, New York.

09 November 2017
Design Build Institute of America

The 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards showcase design-build best practices and celebrate the achievements of owners and design-build teams in ten categories across the spectrum of horizontal and vertical construction.

03 November 2017
GlobeStreet

The design of a contemporary office building is about much more than aesthetics; it’s about leveraging architecture to support a client’s business objectives while creating enduring long-term value.

16 October 2017
Wall Street Journal

While Manhattan landlords are only beginning to explore new functions for entrances and lobby spaces, with some adding a cafe or tenant-only lounge space, owners in other cities such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Oklahoma City have gone further, turning private ground-floor spaces into public gat

10 October 2017
The New York Times

The skyline of this Great Lakes city is getting a makeover, led by a tower that unfurls like a magnificent curved glass sail on the Lake Michigan shoreline. Northwestern Mutual’s striking $450 million, 32-story glass-and-steel office tower, which opened in August, is helping to reshape the city.

28 September 2017
The University of Tokyo

At the invitation of noted Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma, William Chilton presented a lecture to graduate and undergraduate architecture students as well as guests, and members of AIA Japan at the University of Tokyo on the evening of 28 September. Previous lecturers include Fumihiko Maki, Peter Eisenman, and Rem Koolhaas.

Entitled Making: Place + Craft + Community, the lecture was based on the premise that architecture is fundamentally the art of making and within the design and construction continuum, architects, are making place, making craft, and, ultimately, making community. 

25 September 2017
Press Release

Pickard Chilton contributes to renaissance of Turtle Creek area with 350,000 SF, Multi-Tenant Office Building that places productivity and community engagement at top of mind.

28 August 2017
Forbes

Now downtown Tampa is getting an overdue waterfront district facelift—a $3 billion mega development called “Water Street.” Tampa's skyline is set to break out, as its downtown footprint will double.

13 July 2017
Houston Chronicle

The Houston-based oil and gas arm of Melbourne-based BHP Billiton Corp. recently gave the Chronicle a tour of its new digs at 1500 Post Oak Blvd designed by Pickard Chilton.

21 June 2017
Professional Women in Construction

The "Woman of Achievement" award is given annually to a candidate who has at least 15 years of experience in the industry, has demonstrably achieved excellence in her field, is dedicated to the advancement of women in the A/E/C field, and serves as a good role model.

05 June 2017
Urban Land

Twenty-five extraordinary developments from around the world have been selected as finalists for ULI’s 2017 Global Awards for Excellence, recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs.

31 May 2017
Urban Milwaukee

The Northwestern Mutual Tower sweeps around the bend at the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The arc of the building gathers momentum as it veers to the sidewalk of North Prospect Avenue. ​This has to be one of the most dynamic architectural encounters for the pedestrian in Milwaukee.

27 May 2017

A rapid series of changes are set to begin next week at the future BOK Park Plaza that will begin with removal of the tower crane that was used to erect the 27-story tower.

22 May 2017
Miami Herald

Hines, the privately-owned real-estate investment firm with a presence in 189 cities in 20 countries, will build a 45-story tower with 600,000 square feet of Class A office space at 110 NE 10th St. in downtown Miami.

09 May 2017
SEAOI

This design competition takes place each year to recognize excellence in structural engineering. River Point achieved recognition in the over $150 Million category.

24 April 2017
Urban Land

Several blocks east of Pike Place Market, the 38-story 2+U is one of the buzzworthy towers rising in the downtown core.

23 March 2017
Bisnow

Faster, higher, stronger. All across America, developers, designers and urban planners are turning the Olympic motto into architectural reality, reshaping the face of American cities in the process. We selected the 14 most eye-catching projects underway in the country.

20 March 2017
DBIA-UMR

The Minnesota Senate Building recognized by DBIA-UMR as 2017 Project of the Year and recipient of Design-Build Excellence Award in the category of Government Buildings.

08 March 2017
DNAinfo Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday celebrated the opening of the newest addition to Chicago's skyline — a gleaming silver-blue glass 52-story office tower that overlooks the confluence of Main, North and South Branches of the Chicago River.

23 February 2017
Construction Institute

A co-panelist at the Construction Institute’s “Women in the Industry - Our past, our present, our future” panel, Nancy Clayton offered unique insight to the discussion and presented a forward thinking outlook for the AEC profession.

20 February 2017
Red Bull Racing Formula One Team

Red Bull Racing’s Formula One Team featuring Daniel Ricciardo does a very special live demo at the ExxonMobil campus in Houston, Texas.

10 February 2017
AIA

Principal Anthony Markese FAIA has been elevated to The College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.

17 December 2016
Chicago Tribune

Chicago is a big dot on the architectural map because of its pre-eminent role in the invention of the office skyscraper, a development that transformed the skylines of cities worldwide. But thanks to the Great Recession, it's been seven years since a major downtown office building opened here.

15 December 2016
Property Magazine

After six years of planning, the Remscheid City Council has approved the development plan and urban development contract with McArthurGlen for the construction of the Designer Outlet Centre in the district of Lennep.

12 December 2016
Richmond Times-Dispatch

The demands of a growing and changing workforce that will use more collaborative spaces, as well as the need for more parking, a desire for more energy efficiency and other factors persuaded the company to build a new tower rather than renovating existing space.

17 November 2016
Boston Business Journal

Cambridge tech giant Akamai Technologies has agreed to lease at least 630,000 square feet in Kendall Square for a minimum of $698.4 million over a period of 15 years, the largest lease consideration for a real-estate deal in the state in at least three years.

17 November 2016
Houston Business Journal

609 Main, a 1,050,000-square-foot trophy tower that Hines is developing in downtown Houston, is set to deliver in January 2017.

05 August 2016
Houston Chronicle

Hines' million-square-foot skyscraper under construction in downtown Houston has hit the halfway mark for leasing. The Houston-based company revealed details of a lease with United Airlines to occupy eight floors in the building at Main and Texas Avenue.

15 July 2016
AIA Connecticut

This award, sponsored by the AIA Connecticut Emerging Architects and Design Committees, recognizes and supports emerging, graduate architects who have made outstanding, innovative contributions to their practice or profession or have rendered distinguished service in the public realm. Candidates must have attained an architectural degree from an accredited architectural school, be working toward licensure in Connecticut, and be employed by a state-based AIA Connecticut firm or by an allied professional firm or institution. 

17 June 2016
D Magazine

The urban development arm of Hillwood, in partnership with the Perot family, has released plans for a new 350,000-square-foot office tower along Turtle Creek. The 16-story building will sit across the street from the new Hillwood headquarters and Perot family offices.

17 June 2016
The Dallas Morning News

Ross Perot Jr.’s Hillwood Urban real estate firm is looking for tenants for a high-rise office to be built on the last vacant site along Dallas’ posh Turtle Creek corridor.

07 June 2016
Houston Chronicle

The ExxonMobil campus makes quite an impression from 350 feet in the air, as seen here in these Houston Chronicle photographs taken during a recent helicopter tour of the area.

09 May 2016
Architect's Newspaper

With at least four new towers, all within a few blocks of one another, either completed or planned to be completed before 2020, Milwaukee’s skyline is seeing its greatest change in recent memory.

14 April 2016
Press Release

Pickard Chilton is proud to announce the promotion of Jonathan Aprati AIA, LEED AP; Michael Hensley AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Seung Hwan Namgoong AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Associate.  Further augmenting the firm’s next generation of leadership, these three architects were recognized for their commitment to design excellence, dedication to client service, and mentorship.  Exemplifying professionalism, technical and design expertise, and leadership, they have consistently distinguished themselves for key contributions to their projects as well as the success and growth of the studio.

15 March 2016
Commercial Property Executive

The Arlington County Board just announced the approval of a 25-year, five-phase redevelopment plan that will completely transform Rosslyn’s east end.

25 February 2016
Houston Chronicle

United Airlines is the latest tenant to announce plans to lease space in a 48-story office high-rise going up on Main Street in downtown Houston.

08 January 2016
Star Tribune

This week, the new Minnesota Senate Building finally became just that — a working building for the Legislature’s upper chamber. The first meeting in the new hearing rooms was Thursday; staff offices began moving in Monday, and senators’ offices will start filling up next week.

02 December 2015
Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago-based Gibsons Restaurant Group plans to open a restaurant in River Point, a 52-story office tower under construction along the west bank of the river at 444 W. Lake St., the company confirmed.

17 November 2015
The Oklahoman

A “white-tablecloth restaurant” and community space are likely to be a part of the main lobby of the future 27-story BOK Park Plaza being built downtown.

12 November 2015
Office Insight

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies highlights new buildings and urban planning projects that continue Chicago’s rich tradition of leading contemporary design.

07 October 2015
Houston Business Journal

The site of the new Amegy Bank N.A. headquarters is bustling, as construction moves along toward its December 2016 completion date.

 

06 October 2015
Urban Land Institute

Ten real estate developments have been selected as winners of the 2015 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Awards for Excellence, widely recognized as one of the land use industry’s most prestigious award programs.

04 October 2015
AIA Europe

Eaton House, Dublin, Ireland, wins AIA Europe 2015 Design Award.

 

30 September 2015
AIA Connecticut

Eaton House, Dublin, Ireland wins AIA Connecticut 2015 Design Award.

18 September 2015
Houston Chronicle

Famed architects gather to salute Hines for his standard of quality in development.

01 May 2015
Architectural Record

We all know the complaints: too many architects routinely accept fees for projects they know won't pencil out.

21 April 2015
Press Release

Pickard Chilton is pleased to announce the promotion of Benjamin D. Simmons AIA to Associate.

15 April 2015
ULI Atlanta

Today’s contemporary global economy forces architecture, urban planning and design to confront the complex mechanisms of finance and economics.

13 April 2015
Texas Architect

Spanning a three-block radius in the heart of downtown, three towers — BG Group Place and 609 Main at Texas, both designed by Pickard Chilton, and Capitol Tower by Gensler — are leading a new era of construction in the Bayou City.

16 March 2015
Line/Shape/ Space: Ideas and Inspiration for Your Business

When you speak to architect Jon Pickard of New Haven, Conn.–based firm Pickard Chilton, the future becomes as solid as a skyscraper.

24 February 2015
Comstock Magazine

Day by day, from a four-square-block hole in the ground, Sacramento’s future is rising.

13 February 2015
Puget Sound Business Journal

Next week, Skanska USA Commercial Development will show its plans for a large downtown office/retail development called 2&U to a city of Seattle board.

10 February 2015
BisNow

The Galleria and Greenway Plaza submarkets have 1.8M SF of development underway, which is 48% pre-leased. With help from JLL research manager Graham Hildebrand, we broke down the seven office buildings in the dirt.

10 February 2015
MIPIM Worldblog

The 52-story office tower is ideally located in Chicago’s downtown West Loop on the edge of the Chicago River. Featuring a 1.5 acre plaza and river walk, an advanced fitness center and a formal restaurant, River Point will create unparalleled work space in Chicago.

29 January 2015
High Profile

Unbuilt Award: Pickard Chilton for The Office Building of the Future, Seattle, Washington

28 January 2015
Association for Talent Development

Innovation almost never happens in isolation. In business, especially, innovative ideas are usually the result of multiple brains hard at work. Consider the work of Steven Johnson.

14 December 2014
The Oklahoman

The downtown skyline keeps growing.

07 November 2014
World Architecture News

Following a ‘design hack-a-thon’, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton was selected from seven competing firms to lead the design process, having suggested a contextual form that resonated with original vision of Skanska and the Samis Foundation.

06 November 2014
Skanska

The planned project, designed by Pickard Chilton, is a Class A office tower with approximately 725,000 square feet of leasable space featuring an active ground floor experience comprised of unique and accessible retail shops, restaurants and public spaces.

06 November 2014
Seattle Times

Skanska USA has signed a deal to lease a downtown block owned by the Samis Foundation and develop an office tower at Second Avenue and University Street.

10 October 2014
Houston Business Journal

The highest levels of LEED certification are quickly becoming the norm for new office buildings in the Houston area. And the next version of LEED will up the ante even more, in many cases favoring downtown and mixed-use projects.

27 September 2014
Houston Chronicle

When the leadership at Exxon Mobil Corp. decided to create a corporate campus for thousands of employees north of Houston, one goal was paramount: collaboration.

24 September 2014
Architect's Newspaper

Construction has begun on the latest addition to Milwaukee’s lakefront skyline, a sleek curving tower from Pickard Chilton. Gilbane Building Co. and C.G. Schmidt broke ground in August on the new 32-story headquarters of insurance giant Northwestern Mutual.

06 August 2014
World Architecture News

In proximity to LoDo and Denver’s CBD, 1144 Fifteenth Street is a forty-storey office tower comprising twenty-seven floors of Class-A office space atop a thirteen-storey podium.

22 July 2014
Architect's Newspaper

Connecticut-based architecture firm Pickard Chilton has unveiled its design for 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story mixed use tower set to rise in Denver.

21 June 2014
The Oklahoman

In presentations to the National Association of Real Estate Editors in Houston, Hines executives used Devon Energy’s iconic skyscraper as an exemplar. It’s iconic form has re-energized, re-urbanized downtown and is just the kind of thing millennials might find appealing.

16 May 2014
Houston Business Journal

Hines and Pickard Chilton have teamed up on one of Hines’ latest developments — 609 Main—a 47-story, spec office tower in downtown Houston that is one of the most innovative projects the firms have ever worked on.

14 May 2014
Houston Business Journal

Gazing out their office windows across the street from Yale University, Pickard Chilton principals found the inspiration to design Exxon Mobil's corporate campus.

28 March 2014
Development Magazine

Anthony Markese, Principal with Pickard Chilton, design architects for the new headquarters of ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Devon Energy, notes that all three companies are “facing similar issues — needing to recruit the next generation of talent and retain the best of their current workforce.

27 March 2014
Houston Business Journal

Amegy Bank N.A. said today that it bought a 4-acre site near the Galleria to build its new Houston corporate headquarters designed by Pickard Chilton.

27 March 2014
Chicago Architect

Chicago has two new tall buildings—River Point at 444 Lake Street and 150 N. Riverside—going up right next door to one another near lots of positives: prime Chicago River frontage, the Wacker Drive employment base, West Loop hot spots and commuter train stations.

26 March 2014
Hines

Ivanhoé Cambridge and co-investor and developer Hines, announced today that DLA Piper has signed a lease to relocate its Chicago office to River Point in Chicago's West Loop area, a building designed by Pickard Chilton.

03 March 2014
The Chickasaw Nation

Ispot.tv - Airing on such programs Meet the Press, a national television ad campaign for the Chickasaw Nation and Oklahoma City prominently features the Devon Energy Center and Rotunda.

27 February 2014
Commercial Property Executive

Owned by KBS REIT II and managed by Hines, 300 North LaSalle has earned Platinum and Gold LEED certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council – Platinum for Existing Buildings and Gold for its Core & Shell.

19 February 2014
Press Release

Pickard Chilton is pleased to announce its inaugural promotions to Senior Associates and Associates.

12 February 2014
Hines

KBS REIT II, along with Hines, the international real estate firm, announced that 300 North LaSalle has won the TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Earth Award from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Chicago.

07 February 2014
Hines

ULI Houston awarded BG Group with a 2014 Development of Distinction Award at last night’s ceremony. The annual award program honors developments that “exemplify best practices in design, construction, economic viability, community health, marketing and management.”

31 October 2013
Hines

The Phoenix office of Hines announced today that 24th at Camelback II has achieved Platinum certification under the US Green Building Council’s LEED for Existing Buildings (EB) Rating System. The property is the first LEED EB Platinum, and most efficient, multi-tenant property in Arizona.

23 October 2013
Houston Business Journal

The Urban Land Institute Houston this week named eight local real estate developments, including BG Group Place, as finalists for the annual Development of Distinction Awards.

25 September 2013
Journal Sentinel

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. has just unveiled designs for its glassy, 32-story office tower that it says will “reshape Milwaukee’s skyline.” Pickard Chilton of New Haven, Conn. is designing the $450 million project.

25 September 2013
Pickard Chilton

Northwestern Mutual today unveiled the design of its new 32-story office tower and common space in downtown Milwaukee.

25 September 2013
Milwaukee Business Journal

Northwestern Mutual today released the first images of its planned 32-story downtown Milwaukee office tower designed by Pickard Chilton. The 1.1-million-square-foot building which is expected to cost $450 million will replace Northwestern Mutual's office at 800 E. Wisconsin Ave.

24 September 2013
Wall Street Journal

The design for what would be Milwaukee's tallest new office building in more than 20 years, combines two motifs that often compete: a high-rise exterior typically associated with staid finance and law firms and a large, open interior popularized by Silicon Valley.

16 September 2013
Urban Land

The new Exxon Mobil Corp. headquarters, rising on 385 acres north of downtown Houston, is one of the largest construction projects in the United States. The corporate campus will be composed of 20 low-rise buildings arranged around landscaped paths and quadrangles.

01 September 2013
GreenSource

Soaring 50 stories over the low-rise downtown of Oklahoma City, the gleaming Devon Energy Center has become a reference point and a thing of wonder in this redeveloping prairie town.

21 August 2013
Architecture Week

Seldom do skyscrapers succeed simultaneously on the skyline and at the curbstone.

08 July 2013
Culture Map

Hines is expanding the size of its skyscraper proposal for 609 Main at Texas, a major office tower on Main Street. The project is now planned to be a much larger building with high-grade amenities. The result will be one of downtown Houston’s premier office projects.

01 June 2013
Architectural Record

Pickard Chilton’s design of the Devon Energy Center was recently recognized with an Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Award of Excellence. It is one of the twelve winning entries that highlight companies and organizations that implement design to further business strategies.

16 May 2013
US EPA

Recognizing outstanding revitalization projects, Phoenix Award winners represent projects from each of the 10 U.S. EPA regions.

12 May 2013
Star Tribune

An architectural competition examined how demographic changes will affect how we work in the future, and how buildings must adapt. The competition entitled The Office Building of the Future, sponsored by NAIOP, engaged the nation’s top architectural firms on the topic.

30 April 2013
The Plain Dealer

Sitting grandly high on a hill, glistening in the sun, the new Eaton Center building is quite an impressive sight to behold to the west as one travels along Interstate 271.

24 April 2013
FOX Sports

Devon Energy Center is featured on FOX Sports for its use of LED lights to show support for Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team.

22 April 2013
The Oklahoman

On Earth Day, Devon Energy Center was certified as the largest building in Oklahoma to earn gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

15 April 2013
Hines

Building owner KBS REIT II and Hines, the international real estate firm, announced that 300 North LaSalle has received Platinum certification under USGBC’s LEED for Existing Buildings. The tower previously received LEED Core & Shell Gold certification.

25 February 2013
Houston Business Journal

BHP Billiton Petroleum confirmed it will build a 30-story tower to house its global headquarters at 1500 Post Oak Blvd. The structure, which will have 560,000 rentable square feet, will consolidate the company’s U.S. employees. The company will be the sole tenant in the new building.

21 February 2013
Iowa State University

In conjunction with the Designing Relationships exhibition of the firm’s work in the College of Design’s Gallery 181, Jon Pickard will present how the relationships the firm builds with people are translated into the form of its buildings and will offer insights gleaned from working with a global

08 February 2013
The Plain Dealer

Employees of Eaton Corp. moved into the company's new 600,000-square-foot Eaton Center campus on a 53-acre site in the Chagrin Highlands development in Beachwood.

08 February 2013
Milwaukee Business Journal

Northwestern Mutual officials have not strayed far beyond the simple description of “iconic” for the design of their planned downtown office. The development will be an at least $300 million, 30-story office tower to replace Northwestern Mutual’s downtown building.

15 January 2013
RE Journals

Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines have started construction of River Point, a development designed by Pickard Chilton that includes a 45-story office tower and a 1.5-acre public park in downtown Chicago’s West Loop.

07 January 2013
Oklahoma State University

In conjunction with the exhibition of the firms work in the School of Architecture gallery, William Chilton will present how the relationships the firm builds with people are translated into the form of its buildings and will offer insights gleaned from working with a global and culturally divers

03 January 2013
Oklahoma State University

Opening on 7 January 2013, this second installation of the exhibition represents an overview of the firm's national and international work as well as its research into super tall high-rises and the office building of the future in 2030.

02 January 2013
Security Technology Executive

The iconic Devon Tower, the 20th largest building in the US, serves as a monument to security innovation. Rising high above downtown Oklahoma City, a 50-story skyscraper towering at a record height of early 850 feel, stands as a testament to a city's past and future.

01 January 2013
Wall Street Journal

Despite sluggish demand for U.S. office space, a handful of developers are moving forward with plans to build new office towers even before they have lined up tenants-reviving the risky game of speculative development.

02 November 2012
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Hines is marketing 350 North Fifth, a 20-story office tower near Target Field in Minneapolis designed by Pickard Chilton.

24 October 2012
The Oklahoman

The Devon Energy Center dedication marked the end of a nearly three-year construction project. “This building is a symbol of Devon's growth and of Oklahoma City's growth,” said CEO John Richels.

10 October 2012
Design Intelligence

In February 2012, a team of multidisciplined professionals stepped into this stream of futuristic imaginings and discussed and identified trends, advances and opportunities for potential incorporation into the design of an Office Building of the Future for the year 2030 as part of a national comp

01 October 2012
Architectural Record

If there is one single building that is emblematic of what might be called the renaissance of Oklahoma City, it is the gleaming new Devon Energy Center by New Haven-based architects Pickard Chilton.

28 September 2012
University of Minnesota

This exhibition represents an overview of the firm's national and international work as well as its research into super tall high-rises and the office building of the future in 2030.

24 September 2012
University of Minnesota

In a wide ranging conversation with Dean Tom Fisher, William D.

21 September 2012
New Haven Independent

Pickard Chilton designed a 60-story office building called 300 North LaSalle that rose on the banks of the Chicago River two years ago.

21 September 2012
NAIOP

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected Pickard Chilton as a winner of the "Office Building of the Future" national design competition.

10 July 2012
The New York Times

Encouraged by reports of job creation and companies announcing plans to move back downtown, developers here have introduced plans for half a dozen new office towers in the Loop central business district.

25 June 2012
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Pickard Chilton has won a 2012 Green Good Design Award for the firm's design of BG Group Place in Houston, Texas.

16 May 2012
Texas Architect

More than 20 years after the last major high-rise building was completed in downtown Houston, the Bayou city skyline welcomes BG Group Place at 811 Main Street. 

15 May 2012
Crain's Chicago Business

Hines is preparing to break ground on a 45-story River Point office tower designed by Pickard Chilton.

20 April 2012
Houston Business Journal

This 46-story tower was completed in downtown Houston in early 2011, just four years after initial design studies began. The building was certified as LEED Platinum for Core and Shell the first such certification in Texas.

01 March 2012
Images Publishing

Images Publishing recently released Pickard Chilton, the most extensive volume ever published on the work of the firm. The 372-page monograph provides a comprehensive overview of the studio's first fifteen years of producing significant works of architecture for extraordinary clients

06 February 2012
Business New Haven

Pickard Chilton stands out as a firm that has captured the imagination of clients seeking modern, soaring designs and expansive places to house their organizations both in the United States and abroad.

01 January 2012
Business New Haven

Two Pickard Chilton projects are prominently featured in an article celebrating the accomplishments of Connecticut architects and architectural projects.

20 December 2011
The Calgary Herald

The second phase of the massive Eighth Avenue Place downtown office development is moving forward.

30 November 2011
Alberta Construction Magazine

The 49-storey east tower of Eighth Avenue Place-the third-tallest building in downtown Calgary-boasts a number of environmentally friendly features, starting with the envelope.

01 November 2011
AIA New England

The New England chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced that Pickard Chilton has won a Special Citation for Excellence in Architecture for the firm's design of BG Group Place in Houston, Texas.

19 October 2011
Houston Chronicle

Only three buildings in the world have it. And one of those is in downtown Houston, according to its developer. BG Group Place, the new glass and steel skyscraper at 811 Main, has been certified at the Platinum level under the U.S.

05 October 2011
AIA Connecticut

The Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced that Pickard Chilton has won two awards: a Design Award for the ConocoPhillips West Campus in Houston, Texas, and an Unbuilt Design Award for the Iskandar Investment Headquarters in Nusajaya, Malaysia.

21 September 2011
The Oklahoman

Hundreds of construction workers, joined by a small contingent of Devon Energy Corp. executives, celebrated the topping out of the company's new 50-story headquarters Wednesday with the traditional placement of an evergreen tree at its highest point.

25 August 2011
Iowa State University

AMES, IA - Thomas Leslie, an internationally recognized expert on the history of technology and architecture, has been named the first holder of the Pickard Chilton Professorship in Architecture in the Iowa State University College of Design.

05 August 2011
BBC

The BBC World Service program Business Daily aired a piece by Lesley Curwen entitled "The Buildings Where We Work" in which Jon Pickard discusses the design of low rise corporate campuses.

01 August 2011
Design Intelligence

The Design Futures Council (DFC) has announced that Pickard Chilton Principal William D Chilton FAIA, RIBA has been named one of the Council s fifteen 2011 Senior Fellows.

21 June 2011
Calgary News Wire

SITQ celebrated the grand opening of Eighth Avenue Place last night and took advantage of the opportunity to talk about plans for the construction of the second phase of the complex.

07 June 2011
PR Newswire

New Haven, CT-based, Pickard Chilton said today it planned and designed ExxonMobil s new office campus that will be developed in north Houston, Texas.

19 May 2011
Urban Land Institute

300 North LaSalle is one of ten outstanding developments from the Americas to have been selected as winners of the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Awards for Excellence: The Americas competition.

11 May 2011
Hines

The Phoenix office of Hines announced today that 24th at Camelback II has received Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Core & Shell rating system.

01 May 2011
Architectural Record

Building high in the Windy City is not a charge to be taken lightly. New Haven based Pickard Chilton has risen to the challenge with this 1.3 million-square-foot, 60-story tower on the north bank of the Chicago River that emphatically states its presence.

14 April 2011
Iowa State University

Jon Pickard FAIA, RIBA and William Chilton FAIA, RIBA have established the first endowed faculty position in the College of Design, the Pickard Chilton Professorship in Architecture to support the Iowa State faculty who are leaders in the advancement of architectural education.

14 April 2011
Hines

The Phoenix office of Hines announced today that 24th at Camelback II was recognized by the Arizona chapter of NAIOP with two Best of NAIOP Awards.

30 March 2011
Urban Land Institute

Pickard Chilton's 300 North LaSalle is among twenty developments from the Americas that have been selected as finalists in this year s Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Awards for Excellence: The Americas competition, widely recognized as the land use industry s most prestigious recognition program.

10 March 2011
Bloomberg Businessweek

The still-under-construction building that will become the new headquarters of Devon Energy Corp. Is now the tallest structure in Oklahoma City, company officials said Thursday.

07 March 2011
Architectural Record

Hines and Pickard Chilton have been awarded a 2011 Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Award of Excellence for 300 North LaSalle in Chicago.

01 March 2011
Houston Culture Map

Glamorous women were sipping flutes of champagne. Influential businessmen in expensive suits chatted about the market. A red carpet was rolled out on the sidewalk and beacons shot blue beams of light across downtown Houston.

01 March 2011
The Pinnacle at Symphony Place

The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, the 29-story office skyscraper that is the newest landmark in the Nashville skyline, has been awarded Gold LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

17 February 2011
The Oklahoman

Pickard Chilton's new Devon Energy tower being built in downtown Oklahoma City hit 500 feet in the air this week, matching the height of the city's tallest building, Chase Tower.

11 February 2011
Press Release

Jon Pickard FAIA, has been elected to The College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. 

21 December 2010
Calgary Herald

Avenue Place, a 49-story, 1.1 million-square-foot building owned by Alberta Investment Management Corp., Matco Investments Ltd.

15 November 2010
AIA New England

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) New England chapter has announced that New Haven, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton has won an Honor Award for Design Excellence for the firm s design of Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines, Iowa.

12 November 2010
The Americas Property Awards

The Americas Property Awards in association with Bloomberg Television have announced that  Pickard Chilton has won two Best Architecture Awards for the California Public Employees Retirement System Headquarters Complex in Sacramento, California and Wells Fargo Financial in Des Moines, Iowa.

04 November 2010
The Chicago Athenaeum

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Pickard Chilton has won two 2010 Green Good Design Awards for the firm s design of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) Headqua

25 October 2010
Iowa State University

The Iowa State University Alumni Association has announced that Jon Pickard AIA, RIBA and William Chilton FAIA, RIBA co-founders and Principals of New Haven, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton, are recipients of the Iowa State University 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

19 October 2010
Hines

The Houston office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that MainPlace in downtown Houston, the firm's newest green skyscraper, has been pre-certified at the Platinum level under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Core & Shell rating system.

29 July 2010
BusinessWeek

Construction on what will be the tallest building in Oklahoma has reached a key stage and soon will accelerate, a top official from Devon Energy Corp. said Wednesday.

12 July 2010
Houston Culture Map

The Houston skyline is the most impressive in the nation. A few other American cities have taller buildings. And in terms of pure bulk, New York City certainly has a greater mass of office space.

10 June 2010
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Eaton Corporation broke ground this morning for its new corporate headquarters, a $170 million project that will occupy a 53-acre site in this East Side suburb.

26 May 2010
Hines

Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today the structural completion of the 46-story, 972,000-square-foot office tower, MainPlace, located at 811 Main Street in downtown Houston. Faсade installation, interior construction and mechanical work continues.

21 May 2010
The Oklahoman

Devon Energy unveiled plans Thursday for a 285-seat auditorium that will overlook a new courtyard and the adjoining 50-story new office tower that will become the company's headquarters.

19 May 2010
Bloomberg Businessweek

Some firms are, indeed, winning new work. Pickard Chilton, for instance, announced recently that the New Haven, Conn.-based partnership has been commissioned to design a world headquarters for Eaton Corp. on a 53-acre site in suburban Cleveland.

03 May 2010
PR Newswire

Eaton, a diversified power management company based in Cleveland, Ohio, has commissioned New Haven, CT-based Pickard Chilton to design its new global headquarters in the Cleveland suburb of Beachwood.

17 March 2010
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Representatives of Eaton Corp. and the Richard E. Jacobs Group showed several images of the manufacturer's planned corporate headquarters during a City Council meeting Monday night.

12 March 2010
Crain's Chicago Business

The new office tower at 300 N. LaSalle won Development of the Year Thursday evening in the 22nd Annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards. The awards dinner, which took place at the Hilton Chicago, raised $870,000 for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

11 March 2010
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Richard E. Jacobs Group has filed initial site plans for the $170 million Eaton Corp. world headquarters facility to be built in the Chagrin Highlands development. Eaton, the largest Fortune 500 company with headquarters in downtown Cleveland, is moving to Beachwood.

11 March 2010
Architect

A look at four new branches of the W Hotel have opened up in Hollywood, Atlanta, and the New York Area.

08 March 2010
Press Release

William D. Chilton FAIA has been elected to The College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.

11 February 2010
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Eaton which is moving its headquarters from downtown Cleveland to Beachwood in 2012, shared a preliminary design and some details about its much-watched project with employees today.

01 February 2010
Commercial Executive Magazine

In 2006 Hines, the international real estate firm, announced plans to develop a second office building at one of the most dynamic corners in Phoenix, 24th Street and Camelback Road.

26 January 2010
NAIOP

The Nashville, Tennessee chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) has announced the winners of its Commercial Real Estate Development Awards for 2010.

26 January 2010
The New York Times

Most companies have shelved expansion plans until the economy recovers but not the Devon Energy Corporation, one of the country's biggest independent energy companies.

22 January 2010
University of Minnesota
William Chilton To Teach Class on Global Practice at University of Minnesota's College of Design

For the 2010 Spring semester, William Chilton AIA, Principal of New Haven, Connecticut-based Pickard Chilton, has been invited to teach at the University of Minnesota College of Design on the global practice of architecture.

19 November 2009
Chicago Architecture Foundation

The Chicago Architecture Foundation s recognized six patrons for the annual Patron of the Year awards held today at the University Club of Chicago. 

04 September 2009
Nashville Business Journal

A 35-foot-tall lobby with travertine floors and an eucalyptus wood archway greets visitors as they walk into The Pinnacle at Symphony Place.

15 May 2009
Nashville Business Journal

Jon Pickard, architect of the Pinnacle at Symphony Place, has designed or collaborated on some of the world s most recognized buildings. The Business Journal asked him about his work and the potential effects of the recession on future design.

16 April 2009
IDPAC

The Intern Development Program Advisory Committee (IDPAC) has selected two architecture firms as recipients of the Intern Development Program (IDP) 2008-2009 Outstanding Firm Awards.

27 March 2009
AIA

Jon Pickard, AIA, Principal of Pickard Chilton, will be the keynote speaker at the American Institute of Architects Central Oklahoma Chapter 2009 Honor Awards Luncheon.

22 March 2009
The Chicago Tribune

300 North LaSalle shapes up as a respectable Chicago debut for Pickard Chilton and a city-friendly presence, especially along the riverfront.

26 February 2009
PR Newswire

Winners of the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council's 2008 Beyond Green High-Performance Building Awards, including the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) Headquarters Complex, were honored on Capitol Hill.