Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku Facts

Population 2,122,300 (2012)
Area 2,130 km² • 822 mi²
150m+ Buildings 4 Completed5 Under Constr.
Tallest Building SOCAR Tower (196 m)
Global Ranking #137 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #80 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Azerbaijan by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Flame Tower 1 (2013)
Average Building Age 7 years
Most Common Function Office , 44%
Most Common Material Steel/concrete , 44%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Baku Tower 2021 276 m
2   Crescent City Office Building 2021 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2019 170 m
6   Ministry of Taxes 2019 168 m
7   The Crescent Hotel 2021 166 m
8   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
9   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
10   SOFAZ Tower 2014 140 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
2   CBA Tower - 140 m
  Proposed
1   Baku Tower 2021 276 m
2   Crescent City Office Building 2021 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2019 170 m
6   Ministry of Taxes 2019 168 m
7   The Crescent Hotel 2021 166 m
8   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
9   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
10   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018 – CTBUH News

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research

Videos

Innovative and Sustainable High-Rise Façade Systems in Asia
19 Sep 2012 – Thomas Winterstetter, Werner Sobek Group

Research Papers

Assessment of Risk Factors to Cost and Schedule in High-Rise Building Projects
Aug 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue III

Tall Building Predictions for 2020
Jan 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue I

Structural Challenges with the SOCAR Tower in Baku, a New Megacity in the Caspian Region
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Baku

Assessment of Risk Factors to Cost and Schedule in High-Rise Building Projects
Aug 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue III; Gunes Bardakci, AECOM
High-rise projects routinely suffer from delays and cost overruns, which can result in severe economic consequences, or even failure to complete. The lack of risk…
Tall Building Predictions for 2020
Jan 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue I; CTBUH Research
The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020. Check out our monthly…
Structural Challenges with the SOCAR Tower in Baku, a New Megacity in the Caspian Region
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Hi Sun Choi & Onur Ihtiyar, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.; Young Kyoon Jeong & Hyungsup Sim, Heerim Architects & Planners
Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has been rapidly transforming into a hub of high-rise buildings and cultural centers in the Caspian region. Baku’s population now…
SOCAR Tower: Starting Skyscraper City of Baku, Azerbaijan
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Young Kyoon Jeong, Sung Mo Eu, Jin H. Roh & Hyungsup Sim, Heerim Architects & Planners
City of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has transformed from its state of a traditionally low rise city to that of a modern skyscraper city since the 1990s. New…

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