Facts

Population

201,032,714 (2013)

Area

8,515,767 km²

3,287,938 mi²

Density

23.6 people per km²

61.1 people per mi²

GDP

$2.52 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

57 Completed • 27 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (79%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (97%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

16

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country in

South America

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

One Tower

290 m / 951 ft

2

Yachthouse by Pininfarina Tower 1

280.3 m / 919 ft

3

Yachthouse by Pininfarina Tower 2

280.3 m / 919 ft

4

Infinity Coast Tower

234.8 m / 770 ft

5

Vitra Residence

226.9 m / 744 ft

6

Boreal Tower

220 m / 722 ft

7

Kláus Werner

216 m / 709 ft

8

La Rocca

210 m / 689 ft

9

VR Tower

208 m / 682 ft

10

Órion Business & Health Complex

191.5 m / 628 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Antonio Macêdo Filho

Country Representative

Antonio Macêdo Filho

Universidade Cidade de São Paulo

CTBUH 2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 June 2019

2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come

22 January 2019

Research

02 June 2017

Transport and the Megacity: Improving Vitality with Connectivity

There is no easy answer to ensuring the world’s rapid urban population growth is managed sustainably and in a manner that promotes economic growth, social...

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Global News

21 September 2022

Preparations to Begin Construction of 29-Story Residential Building Underway in São Paulo

CTBUH has just received confirmation that a 29-story building, located in São Paulo is slated to begin construction soon. Movi Campo Belo is being developed...

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Global News

13 September 2022

Residential Building Reaches Completion in Piracicaba

CTBUH has just received confirmation that a 22-story building, located in Piracicaba, Brazil has reached completion. The 75-meter tower is known as the Visare Condomínio...

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