Osaka

Japan

Facts

Population

Source: Statistics Bureau, Director-General for Policy Planning

2,666,371 (2012)

Area

223 km²

86 mi²

Density

11956.8 people per km²

30968 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

43 Completed • 6 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (45%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (38%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

36

Tallest City in

the World
#

25

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

14 April 2021

Osaka Mixed-Use Project to Include Hotel and Condominiums

Tokyo Tatemono and Hotel Properties Limited are developing a 195-meter-tall, 49-story mixed condominium and hotel high-rise just south of the Osaka / Umeda Station district....

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