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

163 Completed • 16 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (39%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (53%)

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

Yaesu 2-Chome North District Redevelopment

245 m / 804 ft

7

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

243.4 m / 799 ft

8

Sunshine 60 Tower

240 m / 787 ft

9

Tokyo Midtown Yaesu

240 m / 787 ft

10

NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building

240 m / 787 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

01 March 2020

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Global News

26 August 2021

Details Revealed for Tokyo Double-Tower Redevelopment Plan

A draft of the large-scale redevelopment Nihonbashi 1-chome East District Type 1 Urban Redevelopment Project planned in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo has been released. Mitsui Fudosan,...

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