Amsterdam Facts

150m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Rembrandt Tower (150 m)
Global Ranking #208 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #19 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in Netherlands by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Rembrandt Tower (1995)
Average Building Age 22 years
Most Common Function Office, 100%
Most Common Material Composite, 100%

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

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1   Rembrandt Tower 1995 150 m
2   Mondriaan Toren 2002 123 m
3   Maritim Congress Hotel 2020 114 m
4   Amsterdam Symphony I 2009 105 m
5   Amsterdam Symphony II 2009 105 m
6   World Trade Center Tower H 2004 105 m
7   ABN AMRO World HQ 1999 105 m
8   Overhoeks Residential Tower 2020 104 m
9   Atrium 1974 104 m
10   Mahler 4 Ito 2005 100 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Amstel Tower - 100 m
2   Nhow Hotel Rai - 91 m
3   Gershwin Kavel 14a - 76 m
4   Amsterdam-Noord - 75 m
5   HAUT 2019 73 m
6   Woontoren Lelylaan - 60 m
7   Ravel Plaza 1 - -
8   Gershwin Kavel 4 - -
9   Ravel Plaza 3 - -
10   Ravel Plaza 2 - -
  Proposed
1   Rembrandt Tower 1995 150 m
2   Mondriaan Toren 2002 123 m
3   Maritim Congress Hotel 2020 114 m
4   Amsterdam Symphony I 2009 105 m
5   Amsterdam Symphony II 2009 105 m
6   World Trade Center Tower H 2004 105 m
7   ABN AMRO World HQ 1999 105 m
8   Overhoeks Residential Tower 2020 104 m
9   Atrium 1974 104 m
10   Amstel Tower - 100 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research

1995 Amsterdam 5th World Congress: Habitat and the High-Rise
14-19 May 1995 – Conference

Global News

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Videos

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?
18 Oct 2016 – Winy Maas, MVRDV

Challenges and Benefits of Integrating Public Space into Tall Buildings
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Research Papers

Tall Buildings and Polycentricity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

So You Want a Tall Building?
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What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?
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So You Want a Tall Building?
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Having devised tall building strategies for Rotterdam, Dublin and London, he is the kind of guy who is called in as cities start to think about adding tall buildings. As…
Amsterdam’s Zuidas: A New Urban Landscape
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Globalization and rising mobility are causing significant changes of emphasis in the Dutch urban landscape. The individual cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, and…

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