Busan

South Korea

Facts

Population

Source: Dynamic Busan: Busan Metropolitan City

3,590,101 (2012)

Area

767 km² • 296 mi²

Density

4,680.7 people per km²

12,123.0 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
19

Tallest City in

the World

#
16

Tallest City in

Asia
#
2

Tallest City in

South Korea

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 LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower
411.6 m / 1,350  ft
2 LCT The Sharp Residential Tower A
339.1 m / 1,113  ft
3 LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B
333.1 m / 1,093  ft
4 Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A
300 m / 984  ft
5 Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2
292.1 m / 958  ft
6 Busan International Finance Center Landmark Tower
289 m / 948  ft
7 Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower B
281.5 m / 924  ft
8 Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 1
272.9 m / 895  ft
9 Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower C
265 m / 869  ft
10 WBC The Palace 1
265 m / 869  ft

CTBUH People & Events

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum

15 June 2018

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

Videos

27 October 2015

SKYSCRAPER Driven From Inside Out Towards Nature

An essential element of skyscraper architecture lies in its adaptability to an existing environment. For its massiveness in height and size, a skyscraper, while becoming...

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Research

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

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Global News

27 September 2022

Major Department Store’s Gwangbok Branch Granted One-Year Operation Permit in Busan

Lotte Department Store’s Gwangbok branch in Busan will be able to stay open for another year after its operation permit was extended because the company...

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