Cairo

Egypt

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

321

Tallest City in

the World
#

7

Tallest City in

Africa

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

Iconic Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

2

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

143 m / 469 ft

3

El Gezira Tower Movenpick Hotel

142 m / 466 ft

4

Grand Hyatt Cairo

142 m / 466 ft

5

Nile City North Tower

142 m / 466 ft

6

Nile City South Tower

142 m / 466 ft

7

El Maadi Residential Tower XIII

140 m / 459 ft

8

El Maadi Residential Tower XIV

140 m / 459 ft

9

El Maadi Residential Tower XV

140 m / 459 ft

10

El Maadi Residential Tower XVI

140 m / 459 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Chairman to Keynote Egypt 2020 Skyscraper Conference

06 February 2020

CTBUH CEO Antony Wood to Keynote Egypt Skyscraper Conference

19-20 June 2019

Research

17 October 2016

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...

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Global News

14 June 2021

Progress Continues on Africa’s Tallest Tower Under Construction

Construction on the Iconic Tower is reported to be 70 percent complete, with project completion anticipated by the end of 2022. Once completed, it is...

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Global News

18 January 2021

First Tower in Egypt's New Capital District Near Cairo Complete

The first office tower in Egypt's New Administrative Capital (NAC) has been completed, according to China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). The C08 building, which...

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