Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

127,103,388 (2014)

Area

364,500 km² • 140,733 mi²

Density

348.7 people per km²

903.1 people per mi²

GDP

$4.73 trillion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
5

Tallest City in

the World

#
3

Tallest City in

Asia

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 Tokyo Torch
390 m / 1,280  ft
2 Mori JP Tower
327.2 m / 1,073  ft
3 Abeno Harukas
300 m / 984  ft
4 Landmark Tower
296.3 m / 972  ft
5 Nihonbashi 1-Chōme Central District Redevelopment
284 m / 932  ft
6 Toranomon Hills Station Tower
266 m / 873  ft
7 Azabudai Hills Residence B
262.8 m / 862  ft
8 Rinku Gate Tower
256 m / 840  ft
9 Osaka World Trade Center
256 m / 840  ft
10 Toranomon Hills Mori Tower
255.5 m / 838  ft

CTBUH People & Events

6th China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum Held in Nara, Japan

05 July 2019

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum

15 June 2018

Videos

31 December 2020

Jørgen Tycho: Building Up the Mass Timber Supply Chain

In this episode, Jørgen Tycho, Founding Partner, Oslotre, talked to CTBUH Editor-in-Chief Daniel Safarik about how the relatively young mass timber supply chain can be...

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Research

05 July 2023

We All Love to Get High: Optimizing Observation Deck Design

Height is aspirational, and having the best view from that height has become a driver in contemporary tall building design. Likewise, observation decks are a...

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Global News

05 October 2023

Construction Is Soon to Begin for Japan’s Tallest Skyscraper

Developer, Mitsubishi Estate Co., is preparing for construction to soon begin on a new skyscraper near Tokyo Station. The building is expected to become Japan's...

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