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

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

2

Three International Finance Center

284 m / 932 ft

3

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 101

248.7 m / 816 ft

4

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 104

247.4 m / 812 ft

5

The First World Tower 1

236.6 m / 776 ft

6

The First World Tower 2

236.6 m / 776 ft

7

The First World Tower 3

236.6 m / 776 ft

8

The First World Tower 4

236.6 m / 776 ft

9

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 102

223.8 m / 734 ft

10

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 103

203.2 m / 667 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

26 October 2015

Challenges and Opportunities for Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building...

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Research

26 October 2015

Challenges and Opportunities for the Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building...

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Global News

28 February 2019

Regulatory Hurdles Cleared for Seoul’s Next Tallest Building

The administrative procedures have been completed to erect what could be the new tallest building in Korea, after Hyundai Motor Group applied for the construction...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Lotte World Tower

Seoul

555 m

1,819 ft

2

Three International Finance Center

Seoul

284 m

932 ft

3

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 101

Hwaseong

249 m

816 ft

4

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 104

Hwaseong

247 m

812 ft

5

The First World Tower 1

Incheon

237 m

776 ft

5

The First World Tower 2

Incheon

237 m

776 ft

5

The First World Tower 3

Incheon

237 m

776 ft

5

The First World Tower 4

Incheon

237 m

776 ft

9

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 102

Hwaseong

224 m

734 ft

10

Hwaseong Dongtan Metapolis 103

Hwaseong

203 m

667 ft

11

Sharp Star City Tower A

Seoul

196 m

643 ft

12

Songdo Posco E&C Center 1

Incheon

185 m

607 ft

12

Songdo Posco E&C Center 2

Incheon

185 m

607 ft

14

ASEM Tower

Seoul

177 m

579 ft

15

Sharp Star City Tower C

Seoul

173 m

568 ft

16

Sharp Star City Tower D

Seoul

159 m

522 ft

17

I Tower

Incheon

151 m

494 ft

18

SK Telecom Headquarters

Seoul

148 m

486 ft

19

Sharp Star City Tower B

Seoul

119 m

390 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

13 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (63%), 12 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (69%), 9 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 19 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 13 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 19 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

26 October 2015 | New York City

Challenges and Opportunities for Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 2a - Q&A

Jong-Ho Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants; William Howell, Turner International; and Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference...

12 October 2011 | Seoul

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 26: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 26.

12 October 2011 | Seoul

Seismic Behavior of Twisted Diagrid Prototype Models

In this research, seismic behaviors in 60-story twisted diagrid models were assessed with design parameters of twisted angle. Ground motions were scaled to match the...

12 October 2011 | Seoul

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 30: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 30

26 October 2015

Challenges and Opportunities for the Structural Design of the 123-Story Jamsil Lotte World Tower

Jong-Ho Kim, Yeonki Jung & Jidong Kim, Chang Minwoo Structural

The Jamsil Lotte World Tower, a high-rise component of the 2nd Lotte World Amusement Complex, is being constructed at Jamsil, Seoul, Korea. This 123-story building...

01 September 2012

State of Practice of Performance-Based Seismic Design in Korea

Dong-Hun Lee, Taejin Kim, Jong-Ho Kim, & Dae-Eon Kang, Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants

Today, a great effort to develop PBSD procedure to be utilized in Korea is given by domestic structural engineers, academics, and governmental organizations. After Great...

10 October 2004

Structural Design of SK Euljiro Headquaters

Jidong Kim, Jinkyong Kim & Jongho Kim, Chang & Minwoo Structural Consultant

This building planning to be used for SK-Telecom headquarters has 36 stories (include roof floors) above and 6 stories below grade, and the building features...

10 October 2004

Structural Design of the Tallest Concrete Tower in Korea, the # Star City

Hi Sun Choi & Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; Jongho Kim, Chang & Minwoo Structural Consultant; Seongsoo Kim, Seong-Jin Structural Group

Residential high-rise buildings, such as apartments and condominiums, were introduced to provide multiple residential spaces in urban and suburban areas for their economic advantage and...

28 February 2019

Regulatory Hurdles Cleared for Seoul’s Next Tallest Building

The administrative procedures have been completed to erect what could be the new tallest building in Korea, after Hyundai Motor Group applied for the construction...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

04 April 2017

CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the fifth tallest building worldwide at 555 meters.

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 1 No. 3

01 September 2012

The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 1: Number 3 includes 10 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.