Facts

Population

9,408,028

Area

438,574 km² • 169,333 mi²

Density

21.5 people per km²

55.6 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
53

Tallest City in

the World

#
12

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 Karlatornet
245 m / 804  ft
2 Turning Torso
190 m / 623  ft
3 Gothenburg City Gate
144 m / 472  ft
4 Kista Science Tower
124 m / 407  ft
5 Norra Tornen
120.5 m / 395  ft
6 Victoria Tower
117.6 m / 386  ft
7 Kista Torn
111.7 m / 366  ft
8 The Point
111 m / 364  ft
9 Helix
104.7 m / 344  ft
10 Sthlm 01
102.5 m / 336  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Pierre Palmberg

Treasurer

Pierre Palmberg

COWI

CTBUH Scandinavia Future Leaders Committee Presents: Tall Timber: The Sustainable High Rise

13 February 2020

Tall Timber: A Global Audit

26 June 2017

Videos

24 May 2022

Sara Cultural Center, Skellefteå, Sweden: Steel Box Trusses & Tension Rods Allow Long Spans and A Timber Core

This 73-meter mixed-use building uses no concrete in its load-bearing structure. Instead, lateral loads and long spans are taken up by a large steel box...

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Research

04 April 2022

State of Tall Timber 2022

The past few years have seen tremendous interest in the development of mass timber buildings of increasing height, in urban settings, many of which are...

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Global News

08 October 2021

Timber Composite Project in Skellefteå Completes

Sara Kulturhus, a timber composite building in Sweden, just completed. Designed by the architecture firm, White Arkitekter, the building is located in the city of...

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