Facts

Population

1,353,821,000 (2012)

Area

9,706,961 km² • 3,747,858 mi²

Density

139.5 people per km²

361.2 people per mi²

GDP

$12.41 trillion (2012)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
1

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

Asia

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 Shanghai Tower
632 m / 2,073  ft
2 Ping An Finance Center
599.1 m / 1,965  ft
3 Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
530 m / 1,739  ft
4 Tianjin CTF Finance Centre
530 m / 1,739  ft
5 CITIC Tower
527.7 m / 1,731  ft
6 TAIPEI 101
508 m / 1,667  ft
7 HeXi Yuzui Tower A
498.8 m / 1,636  ft
8 China International Silk Road Center
498 m / 1,634  ft
9 Shanghai World Financial Center
492 m / 1,614  ft
10 Tianfu Center
488.9 m / 1,604  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2023 Regional Conferences

14-17 November 2023

SEA Chapter presents: The Future City - Reaching for the Skies

09 December 2021

Videos

22 January 2021

Highlights - CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

Organized around the theme of the "future city," CTBUH held new year talk and Chinese book release in One Museum Place, Shanghai. The CTBUH China...

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Research

16 October 2023

Humanizing High Density

The theme “Humanizing High Density—People, Nature & the Urban Realm” for the CTBUH 2023 International Conference comes at a pertinent moment: Today intersecting are a...

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Global News

12 February 2024

Hong Kong Sustainable Office Building is Closer to Completion

With the facade in place, The Henderson, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is a landmark building in the city of Hong Kong and getting closer...

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