Tokyo

Japan

Facts

Population

Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

13,185,502 (2011)

Area

2,188 km²

845 mi²

Density

6026.3 people per km²

15608 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

160 Completed • 11 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (39%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (54%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

6

Tallest City in

the World
#

4

Tallest City in

Asia
#

1

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

Toranomon-Azabudai District Main Tower

325.2 m / 1,067 ft

2

Toranomon Hills Station Tower

265 m / 869 ft

3

Toranomon-Azabudai District West Tower

262.8 m / 862 ft

4

Toranomon Hills

255.5 m / 838 ft

5

Midtown Tower

247.9 m / 813 ft

6

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

243.4 m / 799 ft

7

Sunshine 60 Tower

240 m / 787 ft

8

NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building

240 m / 787 ft

9

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

238.1 m / 781 ft

10

Toranomon-Azabudai District East Tower

237.2 m / 778 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

08 July 2016

Videos

17 October 2016

The Largest Megacity in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta

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Research

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Global News

15 June 2021

Redeveloped Tokyo Apartment Building to Nearly Double in Height

An 11- story apartment building in Tokyo’s Shirokanedai neighborhood will be redeveloped to 19 floors plus a basement. The owner’s association of the  50-year-old 65-unit...

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