Iran

Middle East

Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

81,824,270 (2015)

Area

1,628,762 km²

628,865 mi²

Density

50.2 people per km²

130.1 people per mi²

GDP

$1.38 trillion (2015)

# of 150m+ buildings

1 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

14 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (50%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (50%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

48

Tallest Country in

the World

#

8

Tallest Country in

Middle East

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

Fereshteh Pasargad Hotel

188 m / 617 ft

2

Tehran International Tower

162 m / 531 ft

3

Tehran International Financial Center

138.4 m / 454 ft

4

Kapsad Development Housing

135 m / 443 ft

5

B3 Tower

122 m / 400 ft

6

Imperial Medical Center

120 m / 394 ft

7

Third Millennium Tower

120 m / 394 ft

8

Sepher Tower

115 m / 377 ft

9

Farmaneih Residential Commercial Tower

105 m / 344 ft

10

Golnar Tower

100 m / 328 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Payam Bahrami

Payam Bahrami

Optim Design Inc.

CTBUH Iran Participates in Iran Conference on High-Rise Buildings

17-19 January 2017

CTBUH Iran Sets Goals for the Future

22 December 2015

Research

01 December 2018

Preliminary Modelling of Plasco Tower Collapse

In a recent tragic fire incident, the Plasco Tower collapsed after an intense outburst of fire lasting for three and a half hours and claiming...

Research

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

Research

17 October 2016

Megacities: Setting the Scene

The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities growing together...