Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

47,737,941 (2014)

Area

505,987 km² • 195,362 mi²

Density

94.3 people per km²

244.4 people per mi²

GDP

$1.39 trillion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
30

Tallest City in

the World

#
6

Tallest City in

Europe

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 Torre de Cristal
249 m / 817  ft
2 Torre Cepsa
248.3 m / 815  ft
3 Torre PwC
236 m / 774  ft
4 Torre Espacio
224.2 m / 735  ft
5 Intempo
187.1 m / 614  ft
6 Gran Hotel Bali
186 m / 610  ft
7 Caleido
181 m / 594  ft
8 Torre Sevilla
180.5 m / 592  ft
9 El Temple de la Sagrada Família
172 m / 564  ft
10 Torre Iberdrola
165 m / 541  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Country Representative

Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Ortiz Leon Arquitectos

CTBUH Spain to Host Panel Discussion on Tall Buildings

12 January 2018

Barcelona Skyline: 25 Years of Building

15 December 2016

Videos

18 October 2016

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?

It seems sometimes as if the further away from the ground we rise, the more architectonic and less urban our buildings become. Skyscrapers have always...

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Research

17 October 2016

A Smart Real-Time Monitoring GNSS System for High-Rise Buildings

This paper analyzes and develops a real-time GNSS monitoring system to evaluate the lateral and torsional displacement and wind-induced response of a high-rise building. The...

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Global News

26 February 2024

Fire Engulfs High-Rise Buildings in Valencia

On Friday, 23 February, a deadly fire engulfed two buildings in Valencia, Spain. The fire started around 5:30 pm (local time), and a reported 10...

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