Osaka

Japan

Facts

Population

Source: Statistics Bureau, Director-General for Policy Planning

2,666,371 (2012)

Area

223 km² • 86 mi²

Density

11,956.8 people per km²

30,968.0 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
38

Tallest City in

the World

#
27

Tallest City in

Asia
#
2

Tallest City in

Japan

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 Abeno Harukas
300 m / 984  ft
2 Osaka World Trade Center
256 m / 840  ft
3 The Kitahama
209 m / 686  ft
4 X-Tower Osaka Bay
201 m / 659  ft
5 ORC 200
200 m / 656  ft
6 Nakanoshima Festival Tower West
199.3 m / 654  ft
7 Nakanoshima Festival Tower
199 m / 653  ft
8 One Dojima
195 m / 640  ft
9 KEPCO Headquarters
195 m / 640  ft
10 Sonezaki 2 Chome Tower
193 m / 633  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Megatruss Seismic Isolation Structure as Featured Building

15 January 2014

Fukoku Tower Chosen as Featured Building

15 March 2012

Videos

18 October 2016

Sustainable (Vertical) Urbanism, Grounded - Three Case Studies

Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Jay L. Berman of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 7a: Urban Environmental...

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Research

01 September 2017

Structural Design of Nakanoshima Festival Tower West that Achieved High-Grade Seismic Performance

This paper summarizes the structural concept and design of the “Nakanoshima Festival Tower West” in Osaka, Japan, which is 200m high and has a super-high...

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Global News

18 October 2022

Hotel with Sky Lobby to Open in Osaka in 2025

Capella Hotel Group is planning to open a Patina Hotels & Resorts-branded property in Osaka by 2025. This will be the second hotel under this...

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