Manchester Facts

150m+ Buildings 1 Completed3 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Beetham Tower (169 m)
Global Ranking #228 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #20 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in UK by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Beetham Tower (2006)
Average Building Age 13 years
Most Common Function Residential, 75%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Deansgate Square South Tower 2019 201 m
2   Beetham Tower 2006 169 m
3   Deansgate Square East Tower 2021 158 m
4   Elizabeth Tower 2021 153 m
5   Deansgate Square West Tower 2019 144 m
6   Deansgate Square North Tower 2021 122 m
7   C.I.S. Solar Tower 1962 118 m
8   NOMA Angel Gardens Tower 2019 110 m
9   City Tower 1967 107 m
10   No. 1 Great Marlborough Street 2012 106 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Trinity Islands-Tower X 2022 213 m
2   Deansgate Square South Tower 2019 201 m
3   Beetham Tower 2006 169 m
4   Student Castle Tower 2022 165 m
5   Deansgate Square East Tower 2021 158 m
6   Elizabeth Tower 2021 153 m
7   Deansgate Square West Tower 2019 144 m
8   St. Michael's Tower - 135 m
9   Trinity Islands-Tower W 2022 131 m
10   Tower on River Street - 125 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

Future 40 Emerging Technology Hackathon
29 Nov 2017 – Event Invite

Future Forty Emerging Technology Hackathon
29 Nov 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH UK: Manchester Urban Housing Debate
26 Jul 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Manchester

Future Forty Emerging Technology Hackathon
29 Nov 2017, Manchester – Event Report
The Manchester Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter held the event "Future Forty Emerging Technology Hackathon: Creating a Community in Tall Buildings."
CTBUH UK: Manchester Urban Housing Debate
26 Jul 2017, Manchester – Event Report
CTBUH held its first Manchester event in coordination with the CTBUH UK Chapter in a debate on the development of urban housing in the city.

Videos

CTBUH Expands UK Presence with Debate on Urban Housing in Manchester
26 Jul 2017 – Steve Watts, Alinea Consulting; Antony Wood, CTBUH; Matt Hayward, 5Plus Architects; et al.

London and Beyond: Regionalism and the British Skyscraper
12 Jun 2013 – Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects

Research Papers

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Remodel, Recycle or Rebuild? - Addressing the Fire Safety Challenges of Repurposing Skyscrapers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Manchester

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2; Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales
This research suggests the most effective way for improving energy efficiency in tall buildings is a “fabric-first” approach. This involves optimizing the performance of…
A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales
This research suggests the most effective way for improving energy efficiency in tall buildings is a “fabric-first” approach. This involves optimizing the performance of…
Remodel, Recycle or Rebuild? - Addressing the Fire Safety Challenges of Repurposing Skyscrapers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Simon Lay, Olsson Fire & Risk
Some of our established world cities are already facing the challenge of older tall building stock that is no longer relevant to the most commercially attractive uses.…
Fire Engineering the Tallest Building in the Historic City of Manchester, UK
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; Dean Kevin McGrail & Simon Francis Lay, WSP Fire Engineering; W.K. Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
This paper addresses the fire engineered design of the means of escape provisions from the residential areas of the New Landmark Beetham Tower in the Historic City of…

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