Facts

Population

201,032,714 (2013)

Area

8,515,767 km²

3,287,938 mi²

Density

23.6 people per km²

61.1 people per mi²

GDP

$2.52 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

44 Completed • 22 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

13 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (77%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (98%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

17

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country in

South America

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

Yachthouse Residence Club by Pininfarina Tower 1

280.3 m / 919 ft

2

Yachthouse Residence Club by Pininfarina Tower 2

280.3 m / 919 ft

3

One Tower

280 m / 919 ft

4

Infinity Coast Tower

234.8 m / 770 ft

5

Vitra Residence

226.9 m / 744 ft

6

Boreal Tower

220 m / 722 ft

7

VR Tower

208 m / 682 ft

8

Órion Business & Health Complex

191.5 m / 628 ft

9

Epic Tower

191.2 m / 627 ft

10

Tour Geneve

182.3 m / 598 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Antonio Macêdo Filho

Country Representative

Antonio Macêdo Filho

Universidade Cidade de São Paulo

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015

17 September 2015

Camargo Corporate Towers Technical Tour

14 November 2014

Research

02 June 2017

Transport and the Megacity: Improving Vitality with Connectivity

There is no easy answer to ensuring the world’s rapid urban population growth is managed sustainably and in a manner that promotes economic growth, social...

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Global News

01 April 2019

Itapema Skyline Will Be Anchored by New Tower

The municipality of Itapema, on the coast of Santa Catarina, will soon be home to a 60-story, 237- meter high building. The VR Tower, developed...

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Global News

06 December 2018

Fastest elevators in Brazil set to be installed at the Birmann 32 building in São Paulo

The fastest elevators in Brazil are set to be installed at the Birmann 32 office building on Faria Lima Avenue in São Paulo, announced thyssenkrup...

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