Guangzhou

China

Facts

Population

Source: Statistics Bureau of Guangzhou

16,096,724 (2023)

Area

3,843 km² • 1,484 mi²

Density

4,188.6 people per km²

10,848.4 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
6

Tallest City in

the World

#
4

Tallest City in

Asia
#
4

Tallest City in

China

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
530 m / 1,739  ft
2 Guangzhou International Finance Center
438.6 m / 1,439  ft
3 CITIC Plaza
390.2 m / 1,280  ft
4 Guangdong Business Center
375.5 m / 1,232  ft
5 The Pinnacle
350.3 m / 1,149  ft
6 Guangjian Financial Center
333 m / 1,093  ft
7 Jiulong Lake Knowledge Tower
330 m / 1,083  ft
8 Shimao Canton Financial Center
320 m / 1,050  ft
9 Junchao Plaza
320 m / 1,050  ft
10 Guangzhou International Cultural Center
320 m / 1,050  ft

CTBUH People & Events

2019 CTBUH Guangzhou Symposium

25 January 2019

CTBUH Guangzhou Symposium : Spatial Design

25 January 2019

Videos

30 May 2018

Bringing Office Space Up into the Light

Poly International Plaza is an office and trade center development consisting of two towers, each coupled with a low-rise podium that accommodates exhibition and retail...

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Research

05 July 2023

We All Love to Get High: Optimizing Observation Deck Design

Height is aspirational, and having the best view from that height has become a driver in contemporary tall building design. Likewise, observation decks are a...

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Global News

20 July 2022

Cruise Terminal Complex Opens in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Nansha International Cruise Terminal Complex, planned and conceptually designed by Aedas, officially opened for operation. It is the first cruise home port in China...

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