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

#
21

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

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

16 October 2023

Humanizing High Density

The theme “Humanizing High Density—People, Nature & the Urban Realm” for the CTBUH 2023 International Conference comes at a pertinent moment: Today intersecting are a...

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Global News

06 February 2024

Revised Height Submitted for London Commerical High-Rise

A revised design and height for 1 Undershaft have been submitted to the City of London.  Designed by Eric Parry Architects, the update shows a...

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