Sri Lanka

Asia

Facts

Population

20,410,000

Area

65,610 km²

25,332 mi²

Density

311.1 people per km²

805.7 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

10 Completed • 5 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (53%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (87%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

32

Tallest Country in

the World

#

12

Tallest Country in

Asia

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

The One Ritz-Carlton Tower

326 m / 1,070 ft

2

Altair

240 m / 787 ft

3

Grand Hyatt Colombo

229.5 m / 753 ft

4

Sapphire Residences

225 m / 738 ft

5

606 The Address Residential Tower

213.4 m / 700 ft

6

Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1

194 m / 636 ft

7

Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2

194 m / 636 ft

8

Clearpoint Residencies

185 m / 607 ft

9

Colombo City Center

183 m / 600 ft

10

Capitol Twinpeaks East Tower

182 m / 597 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Shiromal Fernando

Shiromal Fernando

Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd

CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum

23 February 2017

The 2016 Colombo Forum

27 June 2016

Global News

13 August 2020

Twin Tower Apartment Project Set for Completion in Colombo

Capitol TwinPeaks, the flagship 50-story twin tower mixed development venture of the Sanken Group, resumed construction on 18 May 2020 and is now proceeding at...

Global News

20 March 2019

Colombo Tower Approaches Topping Out

447 Luna Tower has made substantial progress toward topping out at 45-stories, with 190 upscale apartments and is in the heart of Colombo. The building...

Global News

17 September 2019

Colombo Hosts Unveiling Ceremony for Iconic TV Tower

The 350-meter-tall Lotus Tower, located in the heart of Colombo city, hosted an unveiling ceremony on Monday, 16 September 2019. The project cost over US$100...