South Korea

Asia

Facts

Population

Source: 0

50,219,669 (2013)

Area

100,339 km²

38,741 mi²

Tallest Building

First 150m+ Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

5

Tallest in

the World

#

3

Tallest in

Asia

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

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

2

LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower

411.6 m / 1,350 ft

3

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower A

339.1 m / 1,113 ft

4

Parc1 Tower I

338 m / 1,109 ft

5

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B

333.1 m / 1,093 ft

6

Northeast Asia Trade Tower

305 m / 1,001 ft

7

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A

300 m / 984 ft

8

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2

292.1 m / 958 ft

9

Busan International Finance Center Landmark Tower

289 m / 948 ft

10

Three International Finance Center

284 m / 932 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Kwang Ryang Chung

Kwang Ryang Chung

Dong Yang Structural Engineers

6th China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum Held in Nara, Japan

05 July 2019

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 7 No. 4

14 December 2018

Videos

31 May 2018

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Vertical Village as National Symbol

Joining the ranks of the world’s top ten tallest buildings, the 123-story Lotte World Tower rises to 555 meters and offers one of the world’s...

Research

26 June 2020

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Challenges in Structural Design of Bumeo W-project

W-Project is 60-story mixed-use residential building complex project in Daegu, the third biggest city in South Korea. There are lots explorable items to be solved...

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21 December 2020

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Plans for Car Company Headquarters Tower Might Change in Seoul

Hyundai Motor may not be constructing Korea’s tallest building, the Gangnam District Office said. According to the district office, the car company has made a...