Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

16,877,351 (2014)

Area

33,670 km² • 13,000 mi²

Density

501.3 people per km²

1,298.3 people per mi²

GDP

$722.3 billion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
35

Tallest City in

the World

#
8

Tallest City 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 De Zalmhaven I
215 m / 705  ft
2 Maastoren
164.8 m / 541  ft
3 New Orleans
158.4 m / 520  ft
4 Montevideo
152.3 m / 500  ft
5 Gebouw Delftse Poort 1
151.4 m / 497  ft
6 De Rotterdam
151.3 m / 496  ft
7 Cooltoren
150 m / 492  ft
8 Rembrandt Tower
150 m / 492  ft
9 Millennium Tower
149 m / 489  ft
10 Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken
146 m / 479  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Tall Timber: A Global Audit

26 June 2017

2017 Global Walking Tours: The Space Within Tall Buildings

21 Jun-07 July 2017

Videos

24 May 2022

De Karel Doorman, Rotterdam: An Ultra-Lightweight Vertical Extension Using Steel Beams & Stud Walls

This project adds 16 residential floors on top of an existing 1951 department store. The system is a combination of steel columns and beams, metal...

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Research

04 April 2022

State of Tall Timber 2022

The past few years have seen tremendous interest in the development of mass timber buildings of increasing height, in urban settings, many of which are...

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Global News

11 October 2022

Construction to Begin on 28-Story Amsterdam Mixed-Use Building

Mecanoo is moving ahead with a 28-story tower in north Amsterdam. The mixed-use residential and commercial tower has been formally approved by city officials and...

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