Facts

Population

4,255,000

Area

10,452 km²

4,036 mi²

Density

407.1 people per km²

1054.4 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

3 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (67%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

41

Tallest Country in

the World

#

7

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

Sama Beirut

195.2 m / 640 ft

2

Sky Gate

180.4 m / 592 ft

3

Les Domes De Sursock

163.6 m / 537 ft

4

Marina Tower

149 m / 489 ft

5

L'Elite de Sursock

142 m / 466 ft

6

Place Pasteur

140 m / 459 ft

7

Quasar Saifi 450

138.4 m / 454 ft

8

Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center & Spa

130 m / 427 ft

9

Bay Tower

125 m / 410 ft

10

Rive Gauche Tower

121.8 m / 400 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists

22 June 2016

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...

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Research

14 November 2013

The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers

Twenty years ago, the Middle East contained only one skyscraper over 150 meters in height. It is now estimated that by the end of 2015...

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Global News

05 August 2020

Damage From the Beirut Explosion Includes Several Tall Buildings

Explosions erupted in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday evening, 4 August, 2020, leveling buildings, damaging hospitals and shattering windows for miles. More than 4,000 people were...

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