Beijing

Facts

Population

20,693,000 (2012)

Area

1,368 km²

528 mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

43 Completed • 4 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

31

Tallest City in

the World
#

22

Tallest City in

Asia
#

13

Tallest City in

China

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

2

China World Tower

330 m / 1,083 ft

3

China World Trade Center Phase 3B

295.6 m / 970 ft

4

Fortune Financial Center

267 m / 876 ft

5

Samsung China Headquarters

260 m / 853 ft

6

Beijing Greenland Center

260 m / 853 ft

7

Beijing Yintai Centre - Park Tower

250 m / 820 ft

8

Beijing Television Center

239 m / 784 ft

9

Z14 Plot Tower 1

238 m / 781 ft

10

Z14 Plot Tower 2

238 m / 781 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Peng Liu

City Representative

Peng Liu

Arup

Healthy & Sustainable City Development

12 November 2020

Post-Pandemic High-Rise Operation & Development

16 June 2020

Videos

10 April 2019

Ceremonial Influences Form a Modern Flagship Building for Beijing’s CBD

China Zun is the flagship building of Beijing’s comprehensively planned 30-hectare central business district core. Its gently rising and curving form embodies the historic capital’s...

Research

31 January 2019

China Zun: Beijing’s New Icon, 2018’s Tallest

At 528 meters, China Zun was the tallest building completed in 2018, and became the new tallest building in Beijing. It is the anchor of...

Global News

26 August 2019

Seized Beijing Skyscraper Sells Online for a Bargain

With its exaggerated crown and bulging upper levels, the 39-floor Pangu Plaza casts an unusual shadow over Beijing. And now the dragon-inspired skyscraper has an...