Facts

Population

Source: 0

50,219,669 (2013)

Area

100,339 km²

38,741 mi²

Density

500.5 people per km²

1296.3 people per mi²

GDP

$1.27 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

266 Completed • 7 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

10 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (77%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (83%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

5

Tallest Country in

the World

#

3

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

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

2

LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower

411.6 m / 1,350 ft

3

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower A

339.1 m / 1,113 ft

4

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B

333.1 m / 1,093 ft

5

Parc1 Tower I

322 m / 1,056 ft

6

Northeast Asia Trade Tower

305 m / 1,001 ft

7

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A

300 m / 984 ft

8

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2

292.1 m / 958 ft

9

Busan International Finance Center Landmark Tower

289 m / 948 ft

10

Three International Finance Center

284 m / 932 ft

CTBUH People & Events

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

05 July 2019

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 7 No. 4

14 December 2018

Research

26 June 2020

Challenges in Structural Design of Bumeo W-project

W-Project is 60-story mixed-use residential building complex project in Daegu, the third biggest city in South Korea. There are lots explorable items to be solved...

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Global News

06 July 2021

Triangular Mixed-Use Art Space Opens in Seoul

Located in the heart of Cheongdam Dong in Seoul, the ST International Corporation and SongEun Art & Cultural Foundation have announced the opening of their...

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Global News

24 June 2021

Design Unveiled for Financial Group's Global Headquarters in Cheongna

NBBJ has unveiled its design for Hana Financial Group's new headquarters in Cheongna. Designed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept focuses heavily on enhancing well-being...

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