Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

16,877,351 (2014)

Area

33,670 km²

13,000 mi²

Density

501.3 people per km²

1298.3 people per mi²

GDP

$722.3 billion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

6 Completed • 2 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

17 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (38%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (71%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

35

Tallest Country in

the World

#

8

Tallest Country 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

06 November 2014

Monthly Video: De Rotterdam

Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Jos Melchers, MAB Development, and Ellen van Loon, OMA, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building...

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Research

30 October 2017

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber

Recent developments in the design and construction of progressively taller buildings using engineered timber as a structural material raise important questions about the language that...

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Global News

27 July 2021

Skyscraper Under Construction in Rotterdam is Entirely Prefabricated

In Rotterdam, work continues on De Zalmhaven I, a 215-meter residential building, with one floor completed each week. The completely prefabricated building is employing a...

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