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Top 175 Architecture Firms for 2023

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Top 175 Architecture Firms for 2023

Gensler, HKS, Perkins&Will, Corgan, and Perkins Eastman top the rankings of the nation's largest architecture firms for nonresidential building and multifamily housing work, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2023 Giants 400 Report.


By BD+C Staff | August 22, 2023
300 North Michigan Avenue BKL - Top 175 Architecture Firms for 2023
The 47-story 300 North Michigan Avenue residential and micro-hotel tower anchors the corner of this prominent Chicago city block. The base of the building accommodates a large retail space within its refined and transparent façade. The team included: Magellan Development Group, Sterling Bay (developers), bKL Architecture (design architect), WSP (structural engineer), Hill Group (M/P/FP engineer), and Linn-Mathes (contractor). Photo: Kendall McCaugherty, Hall+Merrick+McCaugherty Photographers

Gensler, HKS, Perkins&Will, Corgan, and Perkins Eastman top the rankings of the nation's largest architecture firms for nonresidential building and multifamily housing work, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2023 Giants 400 Report. Thanks to our Architecture Giants sponsor: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

 

Top 175 Architecture Firms for 2023
 FIRM2022 REVENUE
1Gensler$1,784,977,100
2HKS$500,000,000
3Perkins&Will$453,457,445
4Corgan$331,183,667
5Perkins Eastman$265,140,000
6ZGF$240,042,593
7NBBJ$238,000,000
8Populous$223,779,983
9Kohn Pedersen Fox$185,960,400
10Interior Architects$161,861,718
11HMC Architects$124,859,994
12KTGY$123,537,542
13LS3P Associates$121,227,472
14AO$115,080,000
15Nelson Worldwide$112,930,000
16Elkus Manfredi Architects$108,707,369
17Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)$108,705,253
18DGA$92,762,899
19Hord Coplan Macht$92,029,263
20Cooper Carry$91,313,111
21MG2$88,066,286
22WATG$87,077,234
23Moody Nolan$84,736,577
24Humphreys and Partners Architects$83,250,443
25Moseley Architects$81,035,661
26McMillan Pazdan Smith$78,523,709
27CO Architects$76,975,418
28Cuningham$73,539,163
29EUA$70,273,000
30VLK Architects$70,268,800
31Payette$66,904,234
32Niles Bolton Associates$63,894,000
33Ayers Saint Gross$63,010,000
34HNTB$61,659,414
35RATIO Design$60,295,854
36Kirksey Architecture$60,210,146
37BWBR$56,659,621
38SGA$55,103,312
39Quinn Evans$54,586,192
40JCJ Architecture$54,578,479
41TPG Architecture$54,289,000
42LMN Architects$54,046,000
43Shepley Bulfinch$51,360,733
44Handel Architects$51,347,395
45Beck Architecture$51,139,300
46Diamond Schmitt Architects$49,761,812
47NAC Architecture$48,846,604
48Dwell Design Studio$47,283,473
49BHDP Architecture$46,395,583
50Vocon$46,381,700
51Sasaki$46,158,168
52RRMM Architects$46,050,760
53FGM Architects$46,037,551
54Orcutt | Winslow$45,653,291
55MBH Architects$44,639,000
56Mithun$42,548,537
57Dahlin Architecture | Planning | Interiors$40,800,000
58GFF$38,514,745
59Lord Aeck Sargent Planning & Design$38,407,351
60GBBN$37,000,000
61Hanbury$35,429,667
62Macgregor Associates Architects$34,809,265
63CSO$34,566,033
64Ted Moudis Associates$34,000,000
65Goettsch Partners$33,440,000
66WDG$33,244,000
67Grimm + Parker Architects$32,565,384
68Stengel Hill Architecture$32,163,947
69Taylor Design$31,287,000
70RDC-S111$30,623,212
71FCArchitects$30,204,972
72Smallwood$30,134,376
73LRK$30,056,000
74TVS$29,694,349
75Dattner Architects$28,968,596
76HuntonBrady Architects$28,437,129
77HBG Design$27,639,000
78FXCollaborative$26,049,234
79JLL$25,888,800
80ARC / Architectural Resources Cambridge$25,874,358
81JHP Architecture / Urban Design$25,804,913
82Chipman Design Architecture$25,800,000
83Urbahn Architects$25,611,400
84Quattrocchi Kwok Architects$25,595,000
85Grace Hebert Curtis Architects$25,513,146
86Champlin Architecture$24,454,848
87Carrier Johnson + Culture$24,121,475
88Massa Multimedia Architecture$23,771,614
89AHL$23,534,705
90Legat Architects$23,513,000
91Elevatus Architecture$22,825,000
92Bergmeyer$22,352,820
93GGLO$22,186,077
94Fogarty Finger$21,400,000
95MSA Design + MSA Sport$20,286,072
96INVISION Architecture$19,997,221
97Ratcliff Architecture$19,100,000
98Marmon Mok$19,015,406
99HFG Architecture$18,970,489
100Margulies Perruzzi$18,707,051
101HMFH Architects$17,720,343
102Hill West Architects$17,570,000
103Architecture, Inc.$17,360,000
104CetraRuddy Architecture$16,800,000
105GWWO Architects$16,171,012
106Barton Malow$16,018,132
107Aria Group Architects$16,018,065
108bKL Architecture$16,000,000
109STR Partners$15,898,503
110RBB Architects$15,891,000
111Crawford Architects$15,800,000
112AE Works$15,685,000
113MA Design$15,093,296
114KSS Architects$14,609,624
115KCBA Architects$14,400,000
116Blair + Mui Dowd Architects$14,389,838
117BLDD Architects$14,273,000
118Method Architecture$14,249,960
119REES$14,136,000
120Davis Brody Bond$13,890,274
121Weber Thompson$13,696,915
122Tricarico Architecture and Design$13,674,000
123NSPJ Architects$13,509,320
124McFarlane Architects$13,143,000
125CTA Architects$13,087,529
126DesignGroup$12,950,000
127Glenn|Partners$12,800,000
128TSK Architects$12,512,140
129Manning$12,420,350
130Ashley McGraw Architects$12,393,765
131ThenDesign Architecture$12,345,947
132Studio+$12,132,916
133Cooper Robertson$11,877,911
134Tighe & Bond$11,840,427
135Pulse Design Group$11,670,000
136FitzGerald$11,517,000
137Oculus$11,131,656
138Fennick McCredie Architecture$11,036,578
139IKM Architecture$11,000,000
140Finegold Alexander Architects$10,553,691
141Luminaut$10,552,000
142GSB$10,046,500
143Curtis + Ginsberg Architects$9,680,080
144Lawson Group Architects$9,650,000
145Think Architecture$9,629,871
146Eckenhoff Saunders Architects$9,500,000
147RKTB Architects$8,945,613
148Mascari Warner Dinh Architects$8,617,370
149Hastings+Chivetta Architects$8,470,539
150HERA Laboratory Planners$8,246,878
151Choate Parking Consultants$8,182,000
152//3877$7,861,000
153May Architecture$7,796,536
154Nunzio Marc DeSantis Architects$7,325,000
155Premier$7,206,811
156Mackey Mitchell Architects$6,989,595
157Venture Architects$6,981,012
158Montroy DeMarco Architecture$6,607,000
159CB Design Group$6,601,414
160Kitchell$6,160,593
161CosciaMoos Architecture$5,647,822
162MKM Architecture + Design$5,470,643
163Wilson Butler Architects$5,313,744
164BRP Architects$4,829,252
165ATA Beilharz Architects$4,804,041
166OSports$4,600,000
167TK Design & Associates$4,488,303
168Roth Sheppard Architects$4,319,802
169Diekema Hamann Architecture$4,176,007
17045 Architecture$4,000,000
171PRDG$3,880,000
172JRS Architect$3,850,000
173Vessel Architecture & Design$2,984,091
174Jeffrey Berman Architect$2,975,000
175Nextgen Architects$2,927,000
176V Squared Workshop$2,896,683
177NBJ Architecture$1,907,468
178Robert Siegel Architects$1,541,764
179S3 Design$1,350,500
180Line Scale Form Architects$1,255,417
181Scientia Architects$1,200,000
 

Source: 2023 Giants 400 Report; Note: Elevatus Architecture and RBB Architects were moved from Top 120 Architecture Engineering Firms for 2023 on August 23, 2023. Lord Aeck Sargent Planning & Design and May Architecture were moved from Top 120 Architecture Engineering Firms for 2023 on September 14, 2023. RDC-S111 was added on September 14, 2023. 

 

2023 GIANTS 400 REPORT - TOP ARCHITECTURE FIRMS, ENGINEERING FIRMS, AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES

A. Top 175 Architecture Firms 
B. Top 115 Architecture/Engineering (AE) Firms 
C. Top 75 Engineering Firms 
D. Top 35 Engineering/Architecture (EA) Firms 
E. Top 150 Contractors                 
F. Top 80 Construction Management Firms                

 

2023 GIANTS 400 - TOP AEC FIRMS BY BUILDING SECTOR AND SPECIALTY RANKINGS                 

Note: All categories below except for 08 and 23 include multiple rankings for the sector: Top Architecture+AE Firms; Top Engineering+EA Firms; and Top Contractors+CM Firms.

01. Airport Terminals 
• Top 65 Airport Terminal Architecture and AE Firms 
• Top 65 Airport Terminal Engineering and EA Firms 
• Top 60 Airport Terminal Contractors and CM Firms 

02. Convention Centers/Conference Centers 
• Top 40 Convention Center Architecture + AE Firms
• Top 30 Convention Center Engineering + EA Firms 
• Top 20 Convention Center Contractors + CM Firms

03. Cultural Facilities – All Cultural Facilities Work    
• Top 110 Cultural Facilities Architecture and AE Firms – All Cultural Facilities Work 
• Top 60 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – All Cultural Facilities Work 
• Top 65 Cultural Facilities Contractors and CM Firms – All Cultural Facilities Work 

04. Cultural Facilities – Museums and Galleries 
• Top 70 Cultural Facilities Architecture and AE Firms – Museums and Galleries 
• Top 40 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Museums and Galleries 
• Top 40 Cultural Facilities Contractors and CM Firms – Museums and Galleries

05. Cultural Facilities – Performing Arts and Concert Venues 
• Top 60 Cultural Facilities Architecture and AE Firms – Performing Arts and Concert Venues 
• Top 40 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Performing Arts and Concert Venues 
• Top 35 Cultural Facilities Contractors and CM Firms – Performing Arts and Concert Venues

06. Cultural Facilities – Public Libraries 
• Top 50 Cultural Facilities Architecture and AE Firms – Public Libraries 
• Top 30 Cultural Facilities Engineering and EA Firms – Public Libraries 
• Top 20 Cultural Facilities Contractors and CM Firms – Public Libraries

07. Data Centers         
• Top 30 Data Center Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
• Top 60 Data Center Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
• Top 50 Data Center Sector Contractors and CM Firms

08. Design-Build Work 
• Top 90 Design-Build Construction Firms

09. Government - All Government Buildings Work 
• Top 170 Government Sector Architecture + AE Firms - All Government Work 
• Top 90 Government Sector Engineering + EA Firms - All Government Work 
• Top 100 Government Sector Contractors + CM Firms - All Government Work

10. Government - Federal Civilian Government 
• Top 70 Federal Government Architecture + AE Firms  
• Top 60 Federal Government Engineering + EA Firms  
• Top 50 Federal Government Contractors + CM Firms 

11. Government - Local Government Buildings 
• Top 150 Local Government Architecture + AE Firms  
• Top 80 Local Government Engineering + EA Firms  
• Top 80 Local Government Contractors + CM Firms 

12. Government - State Government Buildings 
• Top 90 State Government Architecture + AE Firms  
• Top 50 State Government Engineering + EA Firms  
• Top 50 State Government Contractors + CM Firms

13. Government - Military 
• Top 40 Military Facility Architecture + AE Firms  
• Top 50 Military Facility Engineering + EA Firms  
• Top 35 Military Facility Contractors + CM Firms 

14. Government - Veterans Administration Facilities 
• Top 35 Veterans Affairs (VA) Facility Architecture + AE Firms  
• Top 20 Veterans Affairs (VA) Facility Engineering + EA Firms  
• Top 15 Veterans Affairs (VA) Facility Contractors + CM Firms

15. Healthcare – All Healthcare Facilities Work 
Top 175 Healthcare Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 90 Healthcare Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 115 Healthcare Sector Contractors and CM Firms       

16. Healthcare – Hospitals 
Top 130 Hospital Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 80 Hospital Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 90 Hospital Facility Contractors and CM Firms 

17. Healthcare – Medical Office Buildings, Dental Offices 
Top 110 Medical Office Building Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 50 Medical Office Building Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 70 Medical Office Building Contractors and CM Firms

18. Healthcare – Outpatient Facilities  
Top 100 Outpatient Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 40 Outpatient Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 60 Outpatient Facility Contractors and CM Firms

19. Hospitality – All Hospitality Facilities Work (Hotels, Resorts, Casinos) 
Top 130 Hospitality Facility Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 75 Hospitality Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 80 Hospitality Facility Contractors and CM Firms

20. Hospitality — Hotel, Resorts 
Top 120 Hotel Sector Architecture and AE Firms
Top 70 Hotel and Resort Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 80 Hotel and Resort Contractors and CM Firms

21. Hospitality — Casinos 
Top 10 Casino Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 25 Casino Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 25 Casino Contractors and CM Firms 

22. Industrial Buildings — Manufacturing Plants, Warehouses 
Top 100 Industrial Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 90 Industrial Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 100 Industrial Facility Contractors and CM Firms 
        
23. Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) 
Top 20 Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Construction Firms

24. Multifamily — All Multifamily Facilities Work 
Top 190 Multifamily Sector Architecture and AE Firms — All Multifamily Facilities Work 
Top 75 Multifamily Sector Engineering and EA Firms — All Multifamily Facilities Work 
Top 115 Multifamily Sector Contractors and CM Firms — All Multifamily Facilities Work

25. Multifamily — Apartments, Condominiums 
Top 160 Multifamily Sector Architecture and AE Firms — Apartments, Condominiums Work 
Top 70 Multifamily Sector Engineering and EA Firms — Apartments, Condominiums Work 
Top 100 Multifamily Sector Contractors and CM Firms — Apartments, Condominiums Work

26. Multifamily — Senior Living Facilities 
Top 80 Multifamily Sector Architecture and AE Firms — Senior Living Facilities 
Top 40 Multifamily Sector Engineering and EA Firms — Senior Living Facilities 
Top 60 Multifamily Sector Contractors and CM Firms — Senior Living Facilities

27. Multifamily — Student Housing Facilities 
Top 90 Multifamily Sector Architecture and AE Firms — Student Housing Facilities 
Top 30 Multifamily Sector Engineering and EA Firms — Student Housing Facilities 
Top 40 Multifamily Sector Contractors and CM Firms — Student Housing Facilities

28. Office — All Office Building Work                 
Top 200 Office Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 90 Office Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 120 Office Sector Contractors and CM Firms

29. Office — Buildings/Core+Shell  
Top 140 Office Building Core+Shell Architecture + AE Firms  
Top 80 Office Building Core+Shell Engineering + EA Firms 
Top 100 Office Building Core+Shell Contractors and CM Firms

30. Office — Workplace/Interior Fitouts  
Top 160 Workplace/Interior Fitout Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 50 Workplace/Interior Fitout Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 80 Workplace/Interior Fitout Contractors and CM Firms

31. Parking Structures 
Top 60 Parking Structure Architecture and AE Firms  
Top 45 Parking Structure Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 55 Parking Structure Contractors + CM Firms 

32. Public Safety/Justice Facilities 
Top 90 Justice Facility/Public Safety Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 60 Justice Facility/Public Safety Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 50 Justice Facility/Public Safety Contractors + CM Firms

33. Reconstruction Work 
Top 200 Reconstruction Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 70 Reconstruction Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 140 Reconstruction Sector Contractors + CM Firms

34. Religious Structures/Places of Worship 
Top 80 Religious Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 50 Religious Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 40 Religious Facility Contractors + CM Firms 

35. Retail — All Retail Buildings Work                
Top 140 Retail Sector Architecture and AE Firms — All Retail Buildings Work 
Top 75 Retail Sector Engineering and EA Firms — All Retail Buildings Work 
Top 80 Retail Sector Contractors and CM Firms — All Retail Buildings Work

36. Retail — Entertainment Centers, Cineplexes, Theme Parks 
Top 30 Retail Architecture and AE Firms — Entertainment Centers, Cineplexes, Theme Parks 
Top 40 Retail Engineering and EA Firms — Entertainment Centers, Cineplexes, Theme Parks 
Top 40 Retail Contractors and CM Firms — Entertainment Centers, Cineplexes, Theme Parks

37. Retail — Malls, Big Box Stores, Strip Centers 
Top 90 Retail Architecture and AE Firms - Malls, Big Box Stores, Strip Centers 
Top 60 Retail Engineering and EA Firms — Malls, Big Box Stores, Strip Centers 
Top 60 Retail Contractors and CM Firms — Malls, Big Box Stores, Strip Centers

38. Retail — Restaurants 
Top 90 Retail Architecture and AE Firms — Restaurants 
Top 40 Retail Engineering and EA Firms — Restaurants 
Top 40 Retail Contractors and CM Firms — Restaurants

39. Science & Technology (S+T) Facilities - All S+T Buildings Work 
Top 100 Science + Technology Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 70 Science + Technology Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top of 80 Science + Technology Facility Contractors and CM Firms 
           
40. Science & Technology — Laboratories 
Top 100 Laboratory Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 60 Laboratory Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 55 Laboratory Facility Contractors and CM Firms              

41. Schools — PK-12, Public, Private, Charter, Military 
Top 170 K-12 School Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 80 K-12 School Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 100 K-12 School Sector Contractors and CM Firms

42. Sports Facilities/Stadiums/Recreation Facilities  
Top 130 Sports Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 70 Sports Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 70 Sports Facility Contractors and CM Firms      

43. Telecommunications Buildings 
Top 10 Telecommunications Facility Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 25 Telecommunications Facility Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 10 Telecommunications Facilities Contractors + CM Firms

44. Transit Facilities — Bus/Rail Terminals and Stations 
Top 40 Transit Facility Architecture and AE Firms 
Top 40 Transit Facility Engineering and EA Firms 
Top 25 Transit Facilities Contractors + CM Firms

45. University / College Facilities  
• Top 170 University Sector Architecture and AE Firms 
• Top 80 University Sector Engineering and EA Firms 
• Top 100 University Sector Contractors and CM Firms

 

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