Kazakhstan

Asia

Facts

Population

16,396,000

Area

2,724,900 km²

1,052,084 mi²

Density

6 people per km²

15.6 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

4 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

14 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (40%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (75%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

37

Tallest Country in

the World

#

13

Tallest Country 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

Abu Dhabi Plaza

310.8 m / 1,020 ft

2

Northern Lights 1

180 m / 591 ft

3

Esentai Tower

168 m / 551 ft

4

Ministry of Transportation & Communication

155 m / 509 ft

5

Northern Lights 2

152 m / 499 ft

6

Talan Tower 1

145.6 m / 478 ft

7

Grand Alatau 3

144 m / 472 ft

8

Triumph of Astana

142 m / 466 ft

9

Northern Lights 3

128 m / 420 ft

10

Talan Tower 2

119.8 m / 393 ft

Videos

17 September 2014

Monthly Video: Five Minutes with Christopher Drew

Wednesday, 17th September 2014. Shanghai, China. Christopher Drew, the Director of Sustainability at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, LLC, is interviewed by Chris Bentley...

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Research

30 January 2020

Tall Building Predictions for 2020

The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020. Check out our...

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Global News

17 June 2019

Proposal to Build Futuristic Tower in Astana Evokes Kazakhstan Flag

Taking inspiration from the country’s flag, Fundamental Architects and Omega Render are proposing a futuristic new building in Kazakhstan. Spanning the width of the Ishim...

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