Beijing

China

Facts

Population

20,693,000 (2012)

Area

1,368 km² • 528 mi²

Density

15,126.5 people per km²

39,177.4 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
27

Tallest City in

the World

#
21

Tallest City in

Asia
#
13

Tallest City in

China

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 CITIC Tower
527.7 m / 1,731  ft
2 China World Tower
330 m / 1,083  ft
3 China World Trade Center Phase 3B
295.6 m / 970  ft
4 Xingguang Center Tower 1
275 m / 902  ft
5 Fortune Financial Center
267 m / 876  ft
6 Samsung China Headquarters
260 m / 853  ft
7 Beijing Greenland Center
260 m / 853  ft
8 Beijing Yintai Centre - Park Tower
250 m / 820  ft
9 Tongzhou Transportation Hub Tower 1
240 m / 787  ft
10 Beijing Television Center
239 m / 784  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Peng Liu

City Representative

Peng Liu

Arup

CTBUH China Presents: Healthy & Sustainable City Development

12 November 2020

Post-Pandemic High-Rise Operation & Development

16 June 2020

Videos

10 April 2019

Ceremonial Influences Form a Modern Flagship Building for Beijing’s CBD

China Zun is the flagship building of Beijing’s comprehensively planned 30-hectare central business district core. Its gently rising and curving form embodies the historic capital’s...

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Research

22 August 2022

Digital Design Strategies for Complex Buildings

Based on the digital design experience of the Beijing CBD Z6 Tower, this paper discusses the indispensable role digital technology plays in designing complex structures....

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Global News

10 November 2022

Beijing Planning to Raise Pork in High-Rise Buildings

It has 26 stories, air conditioning and maternity facilities. Its residents are, Chinese authorities say, going to be pigs. Beijing is planning a series of...

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