Macau Facts

Population 591,900 (2013)
Area 30 km² • 12 mi²
150m+ Buildings 18 Completed4 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Grand Lisboa (258 m)
Global Ranking #52 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #34 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #23 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Bank of China (1992)
Average Building Age 9 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 45%
Most Common Material Concrete, 88%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Grand Lisboa 2008 258 m
2   L'Arc New World Hotel 2009 217 m
3   Encore at Wynn Macau 2010 206 m
4   Baia de Praia Grande 2009 190 m
5   The Praia Block 1 2008 185 m
6   The Praia Block 2 2008 185 m
7   The Praia Block 3 2008 185 m
8   The Praia Block 4 2008 185 m
9   Pak Keng Van Tower 1 - 170 m
10   Pak Keng Van Tower 2 - 170 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   LKF Square - 94 m
  Proposed
1   Grand Lisboa 2008 258 m
2   L'Arc New World Hotel 2009 217 m
3   Encore at Wynn Macau 2010 206 m
4   Baia de Praia Grande 2009 190 m
5   The Praia Block 1 2008 185 m
6   The Praia Block 2 2008 185 m
7   The Praia Block 3 2008 185 m
8   The Praia Block 4 2008 185 m
9   Pak Keng Van Tower 1 - 170 m
10   Pak Keng Van Tower 2 - 170 m
  Completed   Under Constr.

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Structural Material More Charts

Based on 16 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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Videos

Megacities - Setting the Scene Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Daniel Safarik, CTBUH; Peter Kindel, Skidmore Owings & Merrill; Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

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Research Papers

The Largest Megalopolis in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

City of Dreams, Macau: Maintenance Design in Ultra-Complex Structures
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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With the world’s urban population expected to increase by roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, developing an understanding of megalopolises is critical to understanding…
Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau
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This paper presents the unique collaboration among architects, engineers and contractors for the 5th Hotel at the City of Dreams in Macau. Our methodology centers around…
City of Dreams, Macau: Maintenance Design in Ultra-Complex Structures
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The issue of developing a safe and efficient access strategy considering the context of a complex shape is addressed. In these cases, all envelope and structure…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues
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As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this…

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