Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

17,363,894 (2014)

Area

743,532 km²

287,078 mi²

Density

23.4 people per km²

60.5 people per mi²

GDP

$335.4 billion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

2 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (50%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

44

Tallest Country in

the World

#

5

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

Torre Costanera

300 m / 984 ft

2

Titanium La Portada

195 m / 640 ft

3

Torre Telefónica Chile

143 m / 469 ft

4

Boulevard Kennedy & Santiago Marriott

129.9 m / 426 ft

5

El Bosque 500

120 m / 394 ft

6

Isidora 3000

118 m / 387 ft

7

Costanera Hotel

112.7 m / 370 ft

8

Torre Centenario

112 m / 367 ft

9

Edificio NK-Nuevo Kennedy 1

110 m / 361 ft

10

Edificio NK-Nuevo Kennedy 2

110 m / 361 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Seismic Issues Workshop, Shanghai 2014

16 September 2014

Research

17 October 2016

Toward the Future City: An Ethical Design Philosophy for Urban Habitats

Ever taller skyscrapers, increased density, and global interconnectivity are creating new pressures and complexities in both the urban environment and the public space. Contemporary attitudes...

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Research

31 December 2014

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in...

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Research

16 September 2014

Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings

The latest CTBUH technical guide, Green Walls in High-Rise Buildings, provides a thorough investigation of the methods used around the world for implementation of vertical...

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