Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

30,073,353 (2014)

Area

328,550 km² • 126,853 mi²

Density

91.5 people per km²

237.1 people per mi²

GDP

$312.4 billion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
4

Tallest City in

the World

#
2

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 Merdeka 118
678.9 m / 2,227  ft
2 The Exchange 106
453.6 m / 1,488  ft
3 Petronas Twin Tower 1
451.9 m / 1,483  ft
4 Petronas Twin Tower 2
451.9 m / 1,483  ft
5 Four Seasons Place
342.5 m / 1,124  ft
6 Oxley Tower 1
338.6 m / 1,111  ft
7 IBN Bukit Bintang
330 m / 1,083  ft
8 Menara TM
310 m / 1,017  ft
9 Kempinski Hotel & Residences
308 m / 1,010  ft
10 The Astaka Tower A
278.8 m / 915  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH SEA 2022: Next Generation Urbanism

23 September 2022

SEA Chapter presents: The Future City - Reaching for the Skies

09 December 2021

Videos

22 October 2018

Polycentric vs. Monocentric: The Future of Vertical Urbanism?

Numerous cities are now developing along polycentric lines, with several urban “nodes” focused around tall building clusters that often compete for commerce, attention and investment...

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Research

22 December 2023

Remembering Charles H. Thornton, 2012 Fazlur Khan Lifetime Achievement Awardee

This edition of Talking Tall is an interview from the CTBUH archives. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat would like to remember Charles...

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Global News

05 May 2023

Serviced Apartment Suite Coming to Kuala Lumpur

Arte Solaris is a new serviced apartment and office suite development coming to a 1.01-acre parcel next to Solaris Mont’Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. Developed by Solaris...

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