Shanghai

China

Facts

Population

Source: Demographia World Urban Areas

24,150,000 (2013)

Area

6,341 km²

2,448 mi²

Density

3808.5 people per km²

9864.1 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

175 Completed • 28 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (67%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (51%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

5

Tallest City in

the World
#

3

Tallest City in

Asia
#

3

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

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

2

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

3

Jin Mao Tower

420.5 m / 1,380 ft

4

Shanghai International Trade Center Tower 1

370 m / 1,214 ft

5

Shimao International Plaza

333.3 m / 1,094 ft

6

Sinar Mas Center 1

320 m / 1,050 ft

7

Science Gate Tower 1

320 m / 1,050 ft

8

Science Gate Tower 2

320 m / 1,050 ft

9

Greenland Bund Centre Tower 1

300 m / 984 ft

10

Plaza 66

288.2 m / 945 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Yong Ding

Future Leaders Committee Co-Chair

Yong Ding

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

02 July 2020

Tall Buildings Renovation | 高层建筑改造

09 January 2020

Videos

22 January 2021

Highlights - CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

Organized around the theme of the "future city," CTBUH held new year talk and Chinese book release in One Museum Place, Shanghai. The CTBUH China...

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Research

01 March 2021

Spatial Regeneration for Preservation of Historic UrbanFeatures and Improvement of Living Condition

Being the origin of Shanghai City, the Old Town presents a high-density spatial texture, a characteristic of local living conditions in the Shanghai context. However,...

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Global News

13 October 2021

Waterfront Shanghai Project Completes

Located at the primary waterfront site in Pudong of Shanghai, Minsheng Wharf Block E15-3 has recently been completed. The waterfront urban regeneration development was designed...

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