List of buildings with 100 floors or more

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This is a list of buildings with 100 floors or more.

Completed buildings[edit]

This list includes buildings whose construction is complete, or are topped-out.

Structure City Country Floors Status Year Height to architectural top Height to roof Height to pinnacle
Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates 163[1][2] Complete 2010 828 m (2,717 ft) 828 m (2,717 ft) 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
Shanghai Tower Shanghai  China 121 Topped-out 2014 632 m (2,073 ft) 556.7 m (1,826 ft) 632 m (2,073 ft)
Abraj Al Bait Mecca  Saudi Arabia 120[3] Complete 2011 601 m (1,972 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft) 601 m (1,972 ft)
International Commerce Centre Hong Kong  Hong Kong 118 Complete 2010 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft)
CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou  China 111 Topped-out 2015 530 m (1,740 ft) 495 m (1,624 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft)
Willis Tower Chicago  United States 108 Complete 1974 442 m (1,450 ft) 442 m (1,450 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft)
Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang  North Korea 105 Topped-out 1992 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft)
One World Trade Center New York City  United States 104 Topped-out 2013 541.3 m (1,776 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 546.2 m (1,792 ft)
Guangzhou International Finance Center Guangzhou  China 103 Complete 2010 440 m (1,440 ft) 438 m (1,437 ft) 440 m (1,440 ft)
Empire State Building New York City  United States 102 Complete 1931 381 m (1,250 ft) 381 m (1,250 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft)
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai  China 101 Complete 2008 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft)
Taipei 101 Taipei  Taiwan 101 Complete 2004 509 m (1,670 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft) 509 m (1,670 ft)
Princess Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2012 414 m (1,358 ft) 392 m (1,286 ft) 414 m (1,358 ft)
John Hancock Center Chicago  United States 100 Complete 1969 344 m (1,129 ft) 344 m (1,129 ft) 457 m (1,499 ft)
Kingkey 100 Shenzhen  China 100 Complete[4] 2011 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft)

Buildings under construction[edit]

This is a list of buildings under construction that are planned to have 100 floors or more. It does not include proposed, approved and topped-out buildings.[5]

Structure City Country Floors completed
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Floors Year Height to architectural top Remarks
Kingdom Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 0 167 2019 1,000 m (3,300 ft) The exact final height is being kept secret, but it is expected to be at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
India Tower Mumbai  India 0 126 700 m (2,300 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2011
Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 2 125 2017 636 m (2,087 ft)
Lotte World Tower Seoul  South Korea 76[6] 123 2015 555.65 m (1,823.0 ft)
Pentominium Dubai  United Arab Emirates 28 122 516 m (1,693 ft) Construction halted 2011
Warisan Merdeka Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 0 118 2019 682 m (2,238 ft)
Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 75 117 2016 597 m (1,959 ft)
World One Mumbai  India 56 117 2015 442 m (1,450 ft)
Ping'an International Finance Center Shenzhen  China 97 116 2016 660 m (2,170 ft)
Doha Convention Center Tower Doha  Qatar 0 112 2016 551 m (1,808 ft) Construction started. On hold since 2011 until new airport opens
China Zun Beijing  China 0 108 2016 528 m (1,732 ft)
Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan  South Korea 0 108 2017 510 m (1,670 ft) On Hold since 2013 until Lotte World Tower Tropped-out at 2015.
Incheon Tower Incheon  South Korea 0 103 2015 490 m (1,610 ft) Foundation work started at 2008. Construction halted 2009.
Qatar National Bank Tower Doha  Qatar 0 101 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2010
Dream Dubai Marina Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 101 2014 432 m (1,417 ft)
LCT Landmark Tower Busan  South Korea 0 101 2018 412.1 m (1,352 ft)
Al Quds Endowment Tower Doha  Qatar 0 100 495 m (1,624 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2010

Buildings cancelled[edit]

The following list is of those buildings that were planned to have 100 floors or more, for which the project did start but is now officially cancelled.[5]

Structure City Country Floors Height to architectural top Remarks
Chicago Spire Chicago  United States 150 610 m (2,000 ft) Foundation work started on what would have been the world's tallest residential building. The project was cancelled in 2008 after a troubled financial history. In March 2014, new funding required to restart the project was announced and a reorganization plan is due from the developer in August 2014.[7][8]
Seoul Light Tower Seoul  South Korea 133 643 m (2,110 ft) This building was proposed Landmark Building of Digital Media City, and Its construction started in 2008, but it was cancelled at 2011 because of conflict between the City of Seoul and the developer company.
Russia Tower Moscow  Russia 118 612 m (2,008 ft) Construction started and a cornerstone was laid. The project was cancelled 2009.
Tower Triple One Seoul  South Korea 111 621 m (2,037 ft) This Building was proposed Landmark Building of Yongsan International Business Complex, and Its construction started in 2011, but it was cancelled at 2013 because of conflict of KORAIL to 'Dream Hub Inc.' which is developer company.
Burj Al Alam Dubai  United Arab Emirates 108 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2009 and then finally cancelled in 2013.
World Business Center Solomon Tower Busan  South Korea 108 448 m (1,470 ft) This Building is proposed for Landmark Tower of Marin City, Busan. Foundation work started at 2009. Construction halted 2010 and then finally cancelled in 2012.
Palace of the Soviets Moscow  Soviet Union 100 415 m (1,362 ft) Construction started in 1937 on the site of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour which had been demolished in 1931. Construction was halted by the German invasion of 1941 but the project never resumed after the war. The cathedral was finally rebuilt on the same site in the 1990s.
Metropolitan Life North Building New York City  United States 100 375 m (1,230 ft) Designed in the 1920s as a 100-storey skyscraper that would have been the tallest building in the world. Due to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and onset of the Great Depression, construction was halted at floor 29 in 1933. There is some speculation as to whether Metropolitan Life really intended to finish the 100-storey building.

Destroyed/demolished buildings[edit]

This list includes the two buildings that used to have over 100 floors but are no longer in existence.

Structure City Country Floors Year Completed Year Destroyed Reason for destruction Height to top floor Height to roof Height to pinnacle
One World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1972 2001 Terrorist Attack 411 m (1,348 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 526.3 m (1,727 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1973 2001 Terrorist Attack 409 m (1,342 ft) 415 m (1,362 ft)

Timeline[edit]

This is a timeline of the building with the most floors out of buildings with 100 floors or more.

From To Building City Country Floors Built
1931 1972 Empire State Building New York City  United States 102 1931
1972 2001 Twin Towers of the World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 1972
2001 2010 Sears Tower/Willis Tower Chicago  United States 108 1974
2010 Present Burj Khalifa Dubai  United Arab Emirates 163 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Emporis.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-07.
  2. ^ Burj Dubai Official Website
  3. ^ CTBUH - Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
  4. ^ Fulcher, Merlin. "TFP Farrells completes Kingkey Tower in Shenzhen". The Architects' Journal. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "CTBUH Tall Building Database - List of buildings with status 'construction' or 'constr stopped'". CTBUH. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  6. ^ http://www.lwt.co.kr/en/main.do.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "Condo Site Lives Again". The Wall Street Journal. May 14, 2013. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Spire developer resolves debts, looks to start again". Chicago Tribune. March 11, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014.