Nairobi

Kenya

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

2 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (100%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

188

Tallest City in

the World
#

3

Tallest City in

Africa
#

1

Tallest City in

Kenya

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

Britam Tower

200.1 m / 656 ft

2

UAP Old Mutual Tower

163 m / 535 ft

3

Times Tower

140 m / 459 ft

4

Prism Tower

133 m / 436 ft

5

Parliament Tower

125 m / 410 ft

6

Teleposta Towers

120 m / 394 ft

7

Kenya Commercial Bank Plaza

109.1 m / 358 ft

8

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

105.2 m / 345 ft

9

Social Security House

102.7 m / 337 ft

10

I & M Bank Tower

99.1 m / 325 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Kelvin Mwenda

Committee Chair

Kelvin Mwenda

2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

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19 April 2021

New Index Released to Assess Performance of Resource-Efficient Buildings in Kenya

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Global News

02 February 2021

Firm Ordered to Pay for Stalled Nairobi Project

An Indian-based company that is behind the construction of the now-stalled Pinnacle Towers project has been ordered to pay close to Ksh200 Million (US$1.8 million)...

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Global News

21 January 2021

Construction of Governors' Skyscraper Draws Criticism in Nairobi

The construction of the Ksh5 billion (US$45 million) G47 Ugatuzi Tower in Hurlingham, Nairobi County has drawn protest from a section of Kenyans who moved...

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