Sydney

Australia

Facts

Population

5,231,147 (2023)

Area

12,145 km² • 4,689 mi²

Density

430.7 people per km²

1,115.6 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
41

Tallest City in

the World

#
2

Tallest City in

Oceania
#
2

Tallest City in

Australia

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 One Barangaroo
271.3 m / 890  ft
2 Salesforce Tower
257.5 m / 845  ft
3 One Sydney Harbour Tower 1
247 m / 810  ft
4 Chifley Tower
244 m / 801  ft
5 Citigroup Centre
243 m / 797  ft
6 Deutsche Bank Place
240 m / 787  ft
7 55 Pitt Street
238.1 m / 781  ft
8 The Greenland Centre
235.7 m / 773  ft
9 World Tower
230 m / 755  ft
10 One Sydney Harbour Tower 2
230 m / 754  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Toni Blume

City Committee

Toni Blume

Lendlease

CTBUH Australia Presents: From Anthills to Labyrinths: Design Insights for a Zero Carbon Future

01 November 2023

CTBUH Australia Presents: City Tattersalls Design Excellence Event

12 September 2023

Videos

21 November 2018

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

For the final 2018 Design Excellence Series event, the CTBUH Australia Committee, along with event sponsors Poly Australia and annual sponsors Lendlease, hosted the largest...

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Research

22 December 2023

Skyscrapers in Bloom: Evaluating the Artistry of “Painting with Trees”

Incorporating greenery in skyscrapers prompts sustainability debates. This study questions the assumption that green features ensure sustainability, as designers often adopt them carelessly, leading to...

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Global News

12 March 2024

Approval Given for 41-Story Sydney High-Rise

Plans for a 41-story high-rise have been approved by the NSW planning minister. The building, Tech Central, is designed by Bates Smart and will rise...

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