List of cities with most skyscrapers


List of cities with most skyscrapers

This list of cities with most skyscrapers ranks cities around the world by their number of buildings higher than various thresholds, complementing the list of cities with the most high-rise buildings, which uses a 35m cutoff.

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Cities with at least 100 completed / topped-out skyscrapers above 150m

Some skyscraper definitions draw the lower limit at 150 metres (492 ft).[1] The following list includes all cities with at least 100 completed or topped-out skyscrapers and freestanding towers according to this definition:


City ≥700m ≥600m ≥500m ≥450m ≥400m ≥350m ≥300m ≥250m ≥200m ≥150m
Hong Kong[2] - - - 1 2 4 6 15 59 281
Tokyo[3] - - - - - - - - 21 102
New York City[4] - - - - - 2 4 10 52 226
Dubai[5] 1 1 1 1 1 7 16 29 52 128
Chicago[6] - - - - 2 2 6 12 27 110
Shanghai[7] - - - 2 3 3 4 16 47 117

Cities with at least 100 skyscrapers above 150m (under construction inclusive)

City ≥700m ≥600m ≥500m ≥450m ≥400m ≥350m ≥300m ≥250m ≥200m ≥150m
Dubai[5] 1 1 1 1 4 10 23 39 62 141
Shanghai[7] - 1 1 3 4 4 6 19 53 126
Tokyo[3] - 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 24 107
New York City[4] - - 1 1 2 4 6 13 55 231
Hong Kong[2] - - - 1 2 4 6 15 59 283
Chicago[6] - - 2 2 6 12 27 112

List of Cities with most buildings at least >100m

This is a ranking of cities based on the combined height of the building at least higher than 100 m, yields the following table[8]: [9]

Rank City Country Buildings Combined Heights (m)
1 Hong Kong  Hong Kong 2354 333,836
2 New York City  United States 794 109,720
3 Tokyo  Japan 556 73,008
4 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 403 66,248
5 Shanghai  China 430 59,958
6 Bangkok  Thailand 355 48,737
7 Chicago  United States 341 48,441
8 Guangzhou  China 295 42,865
9 Seoul  South Korea 282 39,308
10 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 244 34,035
11 Singapore  Singapore 238 33,735
12 Shenzhen  China 235 33,435
13 Chongqing  China 226 31,475
14 Toronto  Canada 216 27,867
15 Panama City  Panama 185 27,478
16 Metro Manila  Philippines 186 26,307
17 Jakarta  Indonesia 170 23,674
18 Sao Paulo  Brazil 194 22,794
19 Osaka  Japan 172 22,754
20 Beijing  China 172 22,192
21 Macau  Macau 131 19,597
22 Moscow  Russia 132 18,504
23 Miami  United States 137 18,385
24 Tianjin  China 131 18,259
25 Nanjing  China 110 16,784
26 Mumbai  India 118 16,331
27 Buenos Aires  Argentina 122 15,254
28 Sydney  Australia 102 13,933
29 Mexico City  Mexico 114 13,862
30 Dalian  China 93 12,803
31 Houston  United States 86 12,614
32 Doha  Qatar 78 12,254
33 Istanbul  Turkey 90 11,897
34 Honolulu  United States 104 11,855
35 London  United Kingdom 48 11,582
36 Paris  France 47 10,502
37 San Francisco  United States 37 9,379
38 Warsaw  Poland 15 2,320
39 Karachi  Pakistan 13

See also

References

  1. ^ "Huge New Rogers Skyscraper Proposed". skyscrapernews.com. 3 December 2007. http://www.skyscrapernews.com/news.php?ref=1244. Retrieved 3 December 2007. "...their eleventh proper skyscraper, that is by definition buildings above 150 metres" 
  2. ^ a b CTBUH - Hong Kong
  3. ^ a b CTBUH - Tokyo
  4. ^ a b CTBUH - New York City
  5. ^ a b CTBUH - Dubai
  6. ^ a b CTBUH - Chicago
  7. ^ a b CTBUH - Shanghai
  8. ^ M. Gerometta, P. Kazmierczak, M. lacey, P. Oldfield, A. Wood. Tall Buildings In Numbers. World's Tallest 50 Urban Agglomerations. CTBUH Journal, 2009, issue II. http://www.ctbuh.org/HighRiseInfo/TallestDatabase/50TallestAgglomerations/tabid/1006/language/en-GB/Default.aspx
  9. ^ http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warszawskie_wieżowce

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