Adrian Smith + Gordon Gil Architecture (AS + GG), Chicago-based architecture company and design company is engaged in the development and development of energy-efficient and sustainable architecture. AS + GG designs buildings, cities, master plan and its components. It creates designs for international customers with projects located worldwide. The primary use of this design is civil, commercial, cultural, hospitality, residential and mixed use. AS + GG is also a specialist in long skyscrapers, such as Jeddah Tower, which will be considered the tallest building in the world by Burj Khalifa, completed in 2020. In 2006, AS + GG was founded in Chicago after leaving the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP by Adrian Smith, Gordon Gill and Robert Forest. Taking the experience of large, mixed-use projects, AS + GG focuses on the creation of high performance, energy efficient and sustainable architecture at the international level. "We are now trying to design a building as a vehicle, or vessel, which consumes less energy and also mounts the available energy," Smith explained in an interview with architect historian Judith Dupre, and that new aesthetic for us”
Adrian Smith's departure from SOM was widely reported. At the time of his departure, Smith had still many projects under construction, which was created at SOM, which includes Burj Khalifa, Dubai, Broadgate Tower, London, England and Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago and Gordon Gill and Robert Forest. Is there. Nanjing Greenland Financial Center, Nanjing, China. Gordon, while at SOM, designed the award-winning Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia. He also designed the Pearl River Tower, Guangzhou, China, in which Robert also works on the project.
Although some real moments seem to have occurred at the start of his company, they were commissioned for at least one ground-breaking building. Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has been chosen over SOM, Norman Foster, Atkins, and Helmut Jahn to design and build the Headquarters of Masdar City, a zero-energy, zero carbon, zero waste city in the United Arab Emirates.