Facts

Population

50,219,669 (2013)

Area

100,339 km² • 38,741 mi²

Density

500.5 people per km²

1,296.3 people per mi²

GDP

$1.27 trillion (2014)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
6

Tallest City in

the World

#
4

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 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 LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B
333.1 m / 1,093  ft
5 Parc1 Tower I
322 m / 1,056  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

Country Representative

Kwang Ryang Chung

CNP Dong Yang

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

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...

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Research

03 April 2023

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2022: World Surpasses 2,000 Buildings of 200 Meters or Greater Height

This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such...

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Global News

04 June 2024

Landscaped Skyscraper is Winning Proposal in Seoul Design Competition

As part of the Seoul City Urban/Architecture Creation/Innovation Design Project contest, J. Mayer H. Architecture has been chosen for its design of the Cheongdam Tower...

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