Istanbul

Turkey

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

47 Completed • 2 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (49%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (85%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

28

Tallest City in

the World
#

1

Tallest City in

Europe
#

1

Tallest City in

Turkey

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

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

350 m / 1,148 ft

2

Skyland Office Tower

284 m / 932 ft

3

Skyland Residential Tower

284 m / 932 ft

4

Metropol Tower Istanbul

280 m / 919 ft

5

Sapphire Tower

261 m / 856 ft

6

Emaar Square The Address Hotel & Residences

229.4 m / 753 ft

7

Nurol Life

220 m / 722 ft

8

Istanbul Tower 205

220 m / 722 ft

9

Istanbul International Finance Center Ziraat Tower I

219.2 m / 719 ft

10

Maslak Spine Tower

202 m / 663 ft

CTBUH People & Events

What Shapes Our Future Cities?

05 November 2020

CTBUH Turkey Committee Presents: Future Design Trends in Construction

18 June 2020

Videos

14 January 2021

CTBUH Turkey Virtual Panel Series: Earthquakes and Buildings #3 (Turkish)

An earthquake of a magnitude 6.9 hit Izmir, the third most populous city in Turkey, on 30 October 2020. Despite the epicenter being 70km away...

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Research

20 October 2018

Towering Aspirations in Dubai and Beyond

In 2008, CTBUH held its Eighth World Congress in Dubai, at which time the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was still under construction. His...

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Global News

28 June 2021

Bank’s New Headquarters in Istanbul Tops Out

The Ziraat Bank Headquarters in Istanbul has topped out at 219 meters. The development in the new Istanbul International Financial Centre (IIFF) extends to more...

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