Manila, Philippines

Manila Facts

150m+ Buildings 5 Completed3 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Grand Riviera Suites (230 m)
Global Ranking #113 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #65 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #5 in Philippines by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building 1322 Golden Empire Tower (2002)
Average Building Age 5 years
Most Common Function Residential, 88%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Grand Riviera Suites 2014 230 m
2   Park Royal Ongpin 2019 213 m
3   1322 Golden Empire Tower 2002 203 m
4   Admiral Baysuites 2016 193 m
5   Anchor Skysuites 2015 191 m
6   Birch Tower 2012 178 m
7   Noble Place 2017 170 m
8   Torre de Manila - 165 m
9   Mandarin Square 2009 149 m
10   Robinson Place Tower I - 137 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Grand Riviera Suites 2014 230 m
2   Park Royal Ongpin 2019 213 m
3   1322 Golden Empire Tower 2002 203 m
4   Admiral Baysuites 2016 193 m
5   Anchor Skysuites 2015 191 m
6   Birch Tower 2012 178 m
7   Noble Place 2017 170 m
8   Torre de Manila - 165 m
9   Mandarin Square 2009 149 m
10   Robinson Place Tower I - 137 m
  Completed   Under Constr.

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Global News

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Videos

Tall Buildings In Metro Manila Are Safer Than Low Rise Structures
Oct 2011 – Felino A Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates

Research Papers

Integrated Transport Networks, Communities and the Design of Mixed-Use Developments
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

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Papers Related to Manila

Integrated Transport Networks, Communities and the Design of Mixed-Use Developments
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; David Zaballero, Arquitectonica
The paper examines the importance of integrated public and private transportation in mixed-use developments within the city and how this affects and improves our lives.…
Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Felino Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates
Metro Manila is the main economic driver of the Philippines contributing an average of 33% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product despite it being relatively one of the…
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…
The Damped Outrigger - Design and Implementation
Mar 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 1; Rob Smith, Arup
The use of outriggers with dampers (the damped outrigger concept) has been shown to be a cost effective method of adding structural damping to a high rise building, and…
Manila Megalopolis 2021 and Beyond: A Vision Plan Towards Vertical Urbanism
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Felino Palafox Jr, Palafox Associates
Manila, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, grows by 60 persons per hour. Infrastructure, growth centers, and integration have never been more necessary. The…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Performance Based Seismic Design State of Practice, 2012 Manila, Philippines
Sep 2012 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 1 Number 3; Jose A. Sy, Sy^2 + Associates, Inc.; Naveed Anwar, Thaung HtutAung, and Deepak Rayamajhi, Asian Institute of Technology
The purpose of this paper is to present the state of practice being used in the Philippines for the performance-based seismic design of reinforced concrete tall buildings…

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