Colombo Facts

150m+ Buildings 2 Completed7 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building World Trade Center 1 (152 m)
Global Ranking #164 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #86 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Sri Lanka by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building World Trade Center 1 (1995)
Average Building Age 22 years
Most Common Function Residential, 56%
Most Common Material Concrete, 88%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Altitude 2019 383 m
2   Altair 2018 240 m
3   ITC One Colombo 1 2021 225 m
4   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
5   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2 2018 194 m
6   Clearpoint Residencies 2017 186 m
7   Shangri-La Colombo Office Tower - 165 m
8   World Trade Center 1 1995 152 m
9   World Trade Center 2 1995 152 m
10   ITC One Colombo 2 2021 140 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   World Capital Centre 2023 625 m
2   Krrish Square Tower 1 - 420 m
3   Altitude 2019 383 m
4   Altair 2018 240 m
5   ITC One Colombo 1 2021 225 m
6   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
7   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2 2018 194 m
8   Clearpoint Residencies 2017 186 m
9   Shangri-La Colombo Office Tower - 165 m
10   World Trade Center 1 1995 152 m
  Completed   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Sri Lanka & CTBUH India Present the 2017 Regional Forum
23 Feb 2017 – Event Invite

CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum
23 Feb 2017 – Event Report

The 2016 CTBUH Colombo Forum
27 Jun 2016 – Event Invite

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Colombo

CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum
23 Feb 2017, Colombo – Event Report
The 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum was held, together with the first Global Lift and Escalator Expo at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo.
The 2016 Colombo Forum
27 Jun 2016, Colombo – Event Report
The 2016 Colombo Forum proved to be yet another successful gathering, themed “Collaborative Approaches in Tall Building Design.”
CTBUH Holds First Regional Forum in Colombo
10 Jun 2014, Colombo – Event Report
Following a successful inaugural event on December 2013, the CTBUH Sri Lanka Committee held its first regional forum in Colombo on June 10.
CTBUH Launches Sri Lanka Committee
15 Dec 2013, Kandy – Event Report
The CTBUH launched its Sri Lanka committee at the Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM13).

Global News

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Developers Launch Krrish Square Sales
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