Facts

Population

63,181,775 (2011)

Area

242,495 km² • 93,627 mi²

Density

260.5 people per km²

674.8 people per mi²

GDP

$2.32 trillion (2012)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
22

Tallest City in

the World

#
3

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 The Shard
306 m / 1,004  ft
2 22 Bishopsgate
278.2 m / 913  ft
3 One Canada Square
236 m / 774  ft
4 Landmark Pinnacle
233.2 m / 765  ft
5 Salesforce Tower
230 m / 755  ft
6 The Leadenhall Building
224 m / 735  ft
7 Newfoundland Place
219.7 m / 721  ft
8 Aspen at Consort Place
215.8 m / 708  ft
9 Valiant Tower
214.5 m / 704  ft
10 One Park Drive
204.9 m / 672  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH UK FLC Presents: Newfoundland and One Park Drive Building Tour

30 November 2022

CTBUH UK Future Leaders Presents Reuse & Adaptability: Are We Doing Enough?

23 November 2022

Videos

23 May 2022

6 Orsman Road, London, UK: Zero-Waste, Demountable Construction

Zero-waste construction is achieved on this six-story project through prefabrication of a steel post-and-beam system, with CLT floors and partitions, creating a building that can...

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Research

15 December 2021

Overcoming Carbon, Climate, and Societal Challenges in Cities

The tall building, the city, and by extension, urban life, are all facing unprecedented challenges, in multiple aspects—carbon, climate, and societal. The planet’s rapid urbanization...

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Global News

28 November 2022

Approval Won for Two-Building Hotel Scheme in London

Lambeth Council has approved Hopkins Architects’ plans for a two-tower hotel building at Albert Embankment in Vauxhall, south-west London The latest in a series of...

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