Johannesburg Facts

150m+ Buildings 3 Completed
Tallest Building Carlton Centre (201 m)
Global Ranking #152 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #1 in Africa by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in South Africa by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Carlton Centre (1973)
Average Building Age 45 years
Most Common Function Office, 67%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Carlton Centre 1973 201 m
2   Ponte Tower 1975 173 m
3   Marble Towers 1973 152 m
4   Kwadukuza Egoli Hotel Tower 1 1985 140 m
5   ABSA Building 1970 140 m
6   Trust Bank Centre 1970 140 m
7   Standard Bank Centre 1968 139 m
8   Southern Life Centre 1973 138 m
9   209 Smit Street 1976 128 m
10   Kine Centre 1974 123 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.

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Based on 3 Buildings Over 150m Height


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CTBUH Initiatives

Founding of CTBUH Chapter in South Africa
Apr 2010 – Event Report

Research Papers

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