Istanbul

Turkey

Facts

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
33

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

Europe
#
1

Tallest City in

Turkey

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 Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
352 m / 1,155  ft
2 Skyland Office Tower
284 m / 932  ft
3 Skyland Residential Tower
284 m / 932  ft
4 Metropol Tower Istanbul
280 m / 919  ft
5 Sapphire Tower
261 m / 856  ft
6 Emaar Square The Address Hotel & Residences
229.4 m / 753  ft
7 Vakif Bank Headquarters Tower 1
221.3 m / 726  ft
8 Nurol Life
220 m / 722  ft
9 Istanbul Tower 205
220 m / 722  ft
10 Istanbul International Finance Center Ziraat Tower I
219.2 m / 719  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Turkey Presents: Design & Construction in Tall Buildings

22 November 2022

CTBUH Turkey Presents: Renovation of High-Rise Buildings

08 September 2021

Videos

14 January 2021

CTBUH Turkey Virtual Panel Series: Earthquakes and Buildings #3 (Turkish)

An earthquake of a magnitude 6.9 hit Izmir, the third most populous city in Turkey, on 30 October 2020. Despite the epicenter being 70km away...

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Research

20 October 2018

Towering Aspirations in Dubai and Beyond

In 2008, CTBUH held its Eighth World Congress in Dubai, at which time the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was still under construction. His...

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Global News

12 January 2022

A Dual-Tower Project in Istanbul Reaches Completion

Just a few years after completing the 26-story AND Tower in Istanbul, HPP Architects has now delivered a new project to the city. The building...

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