Seoul

South Korea

Facts

Population

Source: Chosun Ilbo

10,140,000 (2013)

Area

605 km²

234 mi²

Density

16760.3 people per km²

43409.1 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

82 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (56%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (48%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

16

Tallest City in

the World
#

13

Tallest City in

Asia
#

1

Tallest City in

South Korea

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

Lotte World Tower

554.5 m / 1,819 ft

2

Parc1 Tower I

322 m / 1,056 ft

3

Three International Finance Center

284 m / 932 ft

4

Tower Palace Three, Tower G

263.7 m / 865 ft

5

Mokdong Hyperion Tower A

256 m / 840 ft

6

KLI 63 Building

249.6 m / 819 ft

7

Parc1 Tower II

247.1 m / 811 ft

8

FKI Tower

245.5 m / 805 ft

9

Mokdong Hyperion Tower B

239.3 m / 785 ft

10

Tower Palace One, Tower B

233.8 m / 767 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Seoul Government Officials Visit CTBUH Headquarters

12 July 2018

Five Minutes With: Joshua Prince-Ramus

13 February 2018

Videos

31 May 2018

Vertical Village as National Symbol

Joining the ranks of the world’s top ten tallest buildings, the 123-story Lotte World Tower rises to 555 meters and offers one of the world’s...

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Research

26 June 2020

A Study on the POE (Post Occupancy Evaluation) according to the Residential Environment of Mixed-use Apartment

In this study, POE(Post Occupancy Evaluation) evaluation indexes were selected into six categories through the consideration of theories and prior research. Therefore, qualitative supply can...

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Global News

21 December 2020

Plans for Car Company Headquarters Tower Might Change in Seoul

Hyundai Motor may not be constructing Korea’s tallest building, the Gangnam District Office said. According to the district office, the car company has made a...

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