Facts

Population

80,585,700 (2013)

Area

357,168 km²

137,903 mi²

Density

225.6 people per km²

584.4 people per mi²

GDP

$3.75 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

18 Completed • 3 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

21 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (71%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (79%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

26

Tallest Country in

the World

#

5

Tallest Country in

Europe

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

Commerzbank Tower

259 m / 850 ft

2

MesseTurm

256.5 m / 842 ft

3

FOUR Frankfurt 1

228 m / 748 ft

4

Westendstrasse 1

208 m / 682 ft

5

Main Tower

200 m / 656 ft

6

Tower 185

200 m / 656 ft

7

ONE

190.9 m / 626 ft

8

OMNITURM

189.9 m / 623 ft

9

Trianon

186 m / 610 ft

10

ECB - European Central Bank

183.7 m / 603 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Roland Bechmann

Country Representative

Roland Bechmann

Werner Sobek AG

CTBUH Berlin Event 2019: Urban Densification

18 September 2019

CTBUH Rope-Less, Non-Vertical Elevators Team Holds Second Meeting

23 June 2017

Research

29 July 2019

Wind Effects on Permeable Tall Building Envelopes: Issues and Potentialities

A comprehensive conclusion about the effects of wind on permeable building envelopes (PBEs) remains elusive. The external layer permeability, the gap width, and the internal...

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Global News

12 April 2021

Construction Progresses on Berlin Skyscrapers

Twenty-eight years ago, architect Hans Kollhoff won the urban planning competition for Alexanderplatz with the idea of building around a dozen high-rises at the square...

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Global News

11 February 2021

Proposed Berlin Tower to Use Cross-Laminated Timber in Construction

The high-rise mixed-use building that Berlin is planning to construct in the city’s Kreuzberg district is unusual for a few reasons.The 322-foot (98-meter) tower, whose...

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