CTBUH Silver Member

Mori Building Co., Ltd.

About

Member Since: 1997

Member Offices: Shanghai, Tokyo

Website: http://www.mori.co.jp/en/

Mori Building has a unique vision of city-making, and they pride in the strength that derives from our decades long experience of creating and developing cities from a holistic approach.

Moreover, they have developed a corporate culture of independent thinking and action, without being constrained by conventional ideas, This is a source of power that has enabled them to produce new value and attractiveness, and to create cities; a stage for global players.

Their company's mission in society will remain unchanged: to revitalize people and businesses through the work of creating and developing cities. By watching the present and planning for the future, Mori Building is fulfilling its goal of shaping the urban landscape.

Fields of Expertise

Developer; Property Management; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1997

Member Offices

  • Shanghai

  • Tokyo

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 World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

2

Toranomon-Azabudai District Main Tower

325.2 m / 1,067 ft

3

Jakarta Office Tower

266 m / 873 ft

4

Toranomon Hills Station Tower

265 m / 869 ft

5

Toranomon-Azabudai District West Tower

262.8 m / 862 ft

6

Toranomon Hills

255.5 m / 838 ft

7

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

238.1 m / 781 ft

8

Toranomon-Azabudai District East Tower

237.2 m / 778 ft

9

Toranomon Hills Residential Tower

220 m / 722 ft

10

Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower

206.7 m / 678 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

16 August 2018

Five Minutes With: William Pedersen

William Pedersen, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, sat down with CTBUH to discuss his vision for the iconic Shanghai World Financial Center, which was recognized...

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Research

12 January 2021

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2020

The tall buildings completed in 2020 have pushed the global average height of the 100 tallest buildings to 399 meters. Across the year, 14 buildings...

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Global News

22 February 2021

Under-Construction Tokyo Skyscraper to Include Condos

A skyscraper now under-construction in the heart of Tokyo will have residential areas on its upper floors, with services provided by luxury hotel operator Aman...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai

492 m

1,614 ft

2

Office Tower

Shanghai

400 m

1,312 ft

3

Toranomon-Azabudai District Main Tower

Tokyo

325 m

1,067 ft

4

Jakarta Office Tower

Jakarta

266 m

873 ft

5

Toranomon Hills Station Tower

Tokyo

265 m

869 ft

6

Toranomon-Azabudai District West Tower

Tokyo

263 m

862 ft

7

Toranomon Hills

Tokyo

256 m

838 ft

8

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

Tokyo

238 m

781 ft

9

Toranomon-Azabudai District East Tower

Tokyo

237 m

778 ft

10

Toranomon Hills Residential Tower

Tokyo

220 m

722 ft

11

Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower

Tokyo

207 m

678 ft

12

HSBC Tower

Shanghai

203 m

667 ft

13

Daesung D-Cube City Headquarters

Seoul

190 m

622 ft

14

Atago Green Hills Mori Tower

Tokyo

187 m

614 ft

15

Daesung D3-City Residential 1

Seoul

186 m

609 ft

15

Daesung D3-City Residential 2

Seoul

186 m

609 ft

17

Toranomon Hills Business Tower

Tokyo

185 m

607 ft

18

Shanghai Industrial Center Tower 1

Shanghai

180 m

591 ft

19

Tokyo Shiodome Building

Tokyo

173 m

568 ft

20

Gifu City Tower 43

Gifu

163 m

535 ft

21

Akasaka Tower Residence

Tokyo

162 m

531 ft

22

Roppongi Hills Residential Building B

Tokyo

159 m

522 ft

22

Roppongi Hills Residential Building C

Tokyo

159 m

522 ft

24

Prudential Tower

Tokyo

158 m

520 ft

25

Atago Green Hills Forest Tower

Tokyo

157 m

515 ft

26

Ark Hills Mori Building

Tokyo

153 m

502 ft

27

Wisma Sanyan

Sibu, Sarawak

126 m

413 ft

28

Menara Tun Mustapha

Kota Kinabalu

122 m

400 ft

29

Kyobashi Trust Tower

Tokyo

109 m

358 ft

30

Ark Hills South Tower

Tokyo

108 m

354 ft

31

Holland Hills Mori Tower

Tokyo

107 m

350 ft

32

Akasaka Tameike Tower

Tokyo

105 m

344 ft

33

Motoazabu Hills Forest Tower

Tokyo

103 m

338 ft

34

Marunouchi Trust Tower North Building

Tokyo

100 m

327 ft

35

Toranomon 2-chome Tower

Tokyo

98 m

322 ft

36

Grand Hyatt Tokyo

Tokyo

96 m

314 ft

37

Roppongi First Building

Tokyo

91 m

299 ft

38

Koraku Mori Building

Tokyo

82 m

269 ft

39

Roppongi Ark Towers East

Tokyo

77 m

252 ft

40

Shimbashi No 29 Redevelopment

Tokyo

75 m

246 ft

41

Roppongi Ark Towers West

Tokyo

68 m

223 ft

42

Roppongi First Plaza

Tokyo

63 m

207 ft

43

Shanghai Industrial Center Tower 2

Shanghai

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

18 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (38%), 15 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (44%), 12 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 40 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 27 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 40 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

16 August 2018 | Chicago

Five Minutes With: William Pedersen

William Pedersen, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, sat down with CTBUH to discuss his vision for the iconic Shanghai World Financial Center, which was recognized...

30 May 2018 | Chicago

A Bold Icon Communicates a Global City’s Identity to the World

The Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) is a symbol of commerce and culture that speaks to the city’s emergence as a global capital. Located in...

19 October 2016 | Guangzhou

CTF Guangzhou - Efficiency in Mixed-Use Supertall

Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Gaungzhou, China. Florence Chan of Kohn Pedersen Fox presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: "Guangzhou Developments" Since the reformation...

18 October 2016 | Toronto

The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings

This presentation was intended to introduce the upcoming CTBUH technical guide titled "The Space Between," which investigates the importance of publicly accessible spaces surrounding tall...

12 November 2015 | Chicago

Interview: Hiroo Mori

Hiroo Mori, Director and Executive Vice President, Mori Building, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the work of the late Minoru Mori, the winner of...

12 November 2015 | Chicago

Transforming Cities with a Singular Vision: Minoru Mori

Hiroo Mori, Director & Executive Vice President, Mori Building, speaks at the 14th Annual Best Tall Building Symposium in a presentation entitled "Transforming Cities with...

12 November 2015 | Chicago

2015 Awards - Session 1 Q&A

Hiroo Mori, Director & Executive VP, Mori Building, Philip Nikandrov, Chief Architect, Gorproject, James Goettsch, CEO & Partner, Goettsch Partners, Jan Andersson, Senior Advisor, HSB...

27 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 4a - Q&A

Hiroo Mori, Mori Building; Daniel Libeskind, Studio Libeskind; Chang-Soon Choi, Samoo Architects & Engineers; and Sooin Oh, Samoo Architects & Engineers, answer questions at the...

27 October 2015 | New York City

Developing Tall Buildings and Urban Places, in Japan and Elsewhere

A city is a stage where a wide range of activities take place. An internationally competitive city is one in which diverse human interaction and...

27 October 2015 | New York City

Interview: Hiroo Mori

Hiroo Mori of Mori Building is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Hiroo discusses...

12 January 2021

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2020

CTBUH Research

The tall buildings completed in 2020 have pushed the global average height of the 100 tallest buildings to 399 meters. Across the year, 14 buildings...

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality

CTBUH Research

In the first edition of the 2012 Journal, CTBUH published a Tall Buildings in Numbers study titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall—The...

30 January 2020

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2019

CTBUH Research

In 2019, 126 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This was a 13.7 percent decrease from 146 in 2018. The total number...

28 December 2019

Tall Buildings of the Future as Seen From the Present

SawTeen See, Robert Bird Group Pty Ltd

Aerodynamic damping through the use of vertical long slots reduces the dynamic component of the wind loads on the building. Seminal examples include the three-legged...

28 October 2019

The Future of Sustainable Cities and How Tall Building Urbanism has Evolved

James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Division

In the past 50 years, tall buildings and their relationship to streets and open spaces has evolved through various scales and typologies. As place-makers, how...

29 July 2019

Highest Special-Purpose Spaces

Since humans first began constructing tall buildings, history has been cluttered with claims of all manner of “highest” records. In this study, we examine those...

25 April 2019

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?

Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

In this paper, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat seeks to define “innovation” in terms of the potentially transformative technologies and practices for...

31 January 2019

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2018

CTBUH Research

In 2018, 143 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This is a slight decrease from 2017’s record-breaking total of 147, and it...

01 September 2018

Developments of Structural Systems Toward Mile-High Towers

Kyoung Sun Moon, Yale University School of Architecture

Tall buildings which began from about 40 m tall office towers in the late 19th century have evolved into mixed-use megatall towers over 800 m....

30 July 2018

World’s Tallest Buildings with Dampers

CTBUH Research

As tall buildings continue to be built in seismically-active and cyclone-prone areas, the need to augment the structures of these buildings with dynamic modification devices...

22 February 2021

Under-Construction Tokyo Skyscraper to Include Condos

A skyscraper now under-construction in the heart of Tokyo will have residential areas on its upper floors, with services provided by luxury hotel operator Aman...

12 May 2020

What Could be Japan's Tallest Building Project Continues Work Amid Pandemic

Yoshiko Mori’s fortune fell 19 percent to $1.4 billion, dropping along with the turmoil that has rocked global markets. The Japanese property developer she controls,...

12 May 2020

What Could be Japan's Tallest Building Project Continues Work Amid Pandemic

Yoshiko Mori’s fortune fell 19 percent to $1.4 billion, dropping along with the turmoil that has rocked global markets. The Japanese property developer she controls,...

24 January 2020

Construction Completed on Tokyo High-Rise

Leading urban landscape developer Mori Building Co Ltd announced Tuesday that it has completed construction of the Toranomon Hills Business Tower, part of the Toranomon...

02 December 2019

Work Begins on Planned Tokyo’s Toranomon Hills Station Tower

Groundwork on the OMA-designed Toranomon Hills Station Tower in downtown Tokyo officially started on 25 November 2019. The high-rise forms part of Mori Building’s US$3.6...

02 December 2019

Work Begins on Planned Tokyo’s Toranomon Hills Station Tower

Groundwork on the OMA-designed Toranomon Hills Station Tower in downtown Tokyo officially started on 25 November 2019. The high-rise forms part of Mori Building’s US$3.6...

22 August 2019

Updated Design Plans Revealed for Massive Central Tokyo Redevelopment

Mori Building Co. recently unveiled updated design plans for a massive redevelopment project in central Tokyo, including the construction of what could become Japan’s tallest...

22 August 2019

Updated Design Plans Revealed for Massive Central Tokyo Redevelopment

Mori Building Co. recently unveiled updated design plans for a massive redevelopment project in central Tokyo, including the construction of what could become Japan’s tallest...

06 March 2019

Penthouse at Tokyo Complex could be Among Japan’s Most Expensive Sales

A penthouse in Toranomon is rumored to have sold off-the-plan for 5 billion Yen (US$45 million), making it potentially one of the most expensive apartments...

06 March 2019

Penthouse at Tokyo Complex could be Among Japan’s Most Expensive Sales

A penthouse in Toranomon is rumored to have sold off-the-plan for 5 billion Yen (US$45 million), making it potentially one of the most expensive apartments...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Mori Building

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver+ Sponsor

16–21 October 2016

Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Inaugural Japan Symposium Rises to the Occasion in Tokyo

22 May 2015

CTBUH held its inaugural Japan Symposium at the Academy Hills lecture hall of the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills, bringing together leading experts

Shanghai World Financial Center Technical Tour Report

19 September 2014

Delegates met at the lobby of the Shanghai World Financial Center for a tour, led by executives of Mori Building, of one of Shanghai’s most recognizable landmarks.

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor

16–19 September 2014

The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.

Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support

14–18 October 2013

Preparations for the 2014 CTBUH Conference are now underway. Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days.