Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

127,103,388 (2014)

Area

364,500 km²

140,733 mi²

Density

348.7 people per km²

903.1 people per mi²

GDP

$4.73 trillion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

270 Completed • 20 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

16 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (36%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (49%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

5

Tallest Country in

the World

#

3

Tallest Country in

Asia

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

Toranomon-Azabudai District Main Tower

325.2 m / 1,067 ft

2

Abeno Harukas

300 m / 984 ft

3

Landmark Tower

296.3 m / 972 ft

4

Toranomon Hills Station Tower

265 m / 869 ft

5

Toranomon-Azabudai District West Tower

262.8 m / 862 ft

6

Rinku Gate Tower

256 m / 840 ft

7

Osaka World Trade Center

256 m / 840 ft

8

Toranomon Hills

255.5 m / 838 ft

9

Midtown Tower

247.9 m / 813 ft

10

Midland Square

247 m / 810 ft

CTBUH People & Events

6th China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum Held in Nara, Japan

05 July 2019

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum

15 June 2018

Research

15 September 2020

Developments of Fire-Resistant Wooden Structural Components and Those Applications to Mid- to High-Rise Buildi

Based on past experiences of natural disasters and fires in Japan, it is stipulated by law that fire-resistant buildings larger than a certain size should...

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Global News

13 May 2022

Landmark Tokyo Hotel May be Sold

On May 11, the Toyo Keizai Online publication reported that China’s sovereign wealth fund is considering the sale of the landmark Meguro Gajoen hotel and...

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Global News

02 May 2022

Takanawa Gateway City Plans Announced in Tokyo

On April 21, East Japan Railway Company (JR East) announced the construction plans for the area around the recently opened Takanawa Gateway Station. A total...

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