Interested to know which architectural studios made it on this year’s Top 250 U.S. Architectural Firms from Architectural Record? Well, the big winner is Gensler – a global architecture company working on more than 3,000 projects every year. This year, they reached $764 million in revenue, making them number 1. Published in the annual list of the “Top 250 Architecture Firms” in the United States, companies rank based on architectural revenue from the prior year. Replacing AECOM, who had a record at $445 million last year, the winner’s impressive 632-meter Shanghai tower is one of the projects that proves the firm is capable of an extensive creative and architectural outlook. All the firms gathered together earned $10.4 billion in revenue in 2011, surpassing last year’s number by $1 billion.

The firms are classified by:

  • A = Architect
  • AE = Architect-Engineer
  • AP = Architect Planner
  • EAL = Engineer Architect Landscape
  • AEC = Architect-Engineer-Contractor

This is the list for the top 10 U.S. Architectural Firms, for the complete list visit Architectural Record.

  1. Gensler 
  2. AECOM Technology Corp.
  3. Perkins+Will
  4. CH2M HILL
  5. HDR Architecture Inc.
  6. Jacobs
  7. HOK
  8. URS Corp.
  9. HKS Inc.
  10. Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP