Japan

Asia

Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

127,103,388 (2014)

Area

377,915 km²

145,913 mi²

Density

336.3 people per km²

871.1 people per mi²

GDP

$4.73 trillion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

261 Completed • 19 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

16 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (36%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (50%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

4

Tallest Country in

the World

#

2

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

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

08 July 2016

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...

Global News

02 March 2021

Tokyo Hotel to be Demolished and Redeveloped by 2028

Nakano Sun Plaza, a 48-year old hotel and concert in Tokyo's Nakano ward, will be demolished in 2024 and replaced with a new mixed-use building...

Global News

22 February 2021

Under-Construction Tokyo Skyscraper to Include Condos

A skyscraper now under-construction in the heart of Tokyo will have residential areas on its upper floors, with services provided by luxury hotel operator Aman...