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 128 Complete 2015 632 m (2,073 ft) 556.7 m (1,826 ft) 632 m (2,073 ft)
Lotte World Tower Seoul  South Korea 123[3] Complete 2016 555.65 m (1,823.0 ft) 554.57 m (1,819.5 ft)
Abraj Al Bait Mecca  Saudi Arabia 120[4] Complete 2011 601 m (1,972 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft) 601 m (1,972 ft)
International Commerce Centre Hong Kong  China 118 Complete 2010 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft)
Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 117 Topped-out 2018 597 m (1,959 ft)
Ping An Finance Center Shenzhen  China 115 Complete 2017 600 m (2,000 ft) 555 m (1,821 ft) 600 m (2,000 ft)
CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou  China 111 Complete 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 Complete 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)
Marina 101 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2015 426.5 m (1,399 ft) 375.4 m (1,232 ft) 426.5 m (1,399 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[5] 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.[6]

Structure City Country Floors completed
[citation needed]
Floors Year Height to architectural top Remarks
Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 54 167 (250 if includes uninhabitable floors in the spire) 2020 1,007 m (3,304 ft) The exact final height is being kept secret, but it is expected to be at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Dubai One Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 161 2021 711 m (2,333 ft) Construction began in 2016
Suzhou Zhongnan Center Suzhou  China 0 137 2022 729 m (2,392 ft) Construction halted 2015
Central Park Tower New York City  United States 16 131 2018 478 m (1,568 ft) Under construction
Wuhan CTF Centre Wuhan  China 0 121 2022 648 m (2,126 ft) Construction began in early 2017
Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 91 125 2018 636 m (2,087 ft)
Pentominium Dubai  United Arab Emirates 28 122 516 m (1,693 ft) Construction halted 2011
KL118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 0 118 2019[7] 630 m (2,070 ft) Construction began 2014[7]

Will finish 2019,the concrete mat is Completed.[7]

World One Mumbai  India 112 117 2018[8] 442 m (1,450 ft) Construction began in 2011[8]
The Imperial 3 Mumbai  India 0 116 2021 400 m (1,300 ft) Construction began in 2016, will finish in 2021.
Entisar Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 0 111 2020 520 m (1,710 ft) Construction began 2016,[9] will finish 2020
Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Center Shenyang, Liaoning  China 5 114 2018 565 m (1,854 ft) Under construction ,third crane is Complete
China Zun Beijing  China 96 108 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 topped-out at 2015.
TRX Signature Tower Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 25 106 2021 452 m (1,483 ft) Construction began 2016
Marina 106 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 46 104 2019 445 m (1,460 ft) Construction halted 2009, restarted 2013.
Akhmat Tower Grozny  Russia 0 102 2020 435 m (1,427 ft) Under construction
Chengdu Greenland Tower Chengdu  China 11 101 2018 468 m (1,535 ft) Construction began in 2014
LCT Landmark Tower Busan  South Korea 33 101 2018 411.6 m (1,350 ft)
Australia 108 Melbourne  Australia 13 100 2019 317 m (1,040 ft) Under construction

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.[6]

Structure City Country Floors Height to architectural top Remarks
Nakheel Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates +200 Over 1km The Tower was announced in 2008, The project was halted in 2009 due to financial problems, but it was cancelled in December 2009.
Sky City Changsha  China 202 838 m (2,749 ft) The building was set to break ground on June 2013, aiming to be the world's tallest building. However, on July 25, 2013 the project was halted due to insufficient permission. In February 2015 it was reported that the construction would continue in 2016, but needed to be approved by the national level (for buildings over 350 meters only). Later, in July 2015, no work had been done there for two years. Some of the material they planned to use to build were now used by local villagers, probably removing them to make a fishing pond.[citation needed]
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. However, on October 31, 2014, the developer failed to make a required payment to Related Midwest and Related filed suit to compel Shelbourne to turn over the deed to the property.[10][11][12]
Crown Las Vegas Las Vegas  United States 142 324 m (1,063 ft) The tower was announced in 2006, After two major redesigns, the project was officially cancelled in March 2008.
Seoul Light Tower Seoul  South Korea 133 643 m (2,110 ft) This building was the proposed landmark building of Digital Media City. Its construction started in 2008, but it was cancelled at 2011 because of conflict between the City of Seoul and the developer company.
India Tower Mumbai  India 126 700 m (2,300 ft) Foundation work began in 2010, but construction halted in 2011, and was cancelled as of 2015.
Old Chicago Main Post Office Twin Towers Chicago  United States 120 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was approved in July 18, 2013 and it was cancelled in December 2014.
Peachtree Financial Tower Atlanta  United States 119 448 m (1,470 ft) This building was announced in 2008 but the project was cancelled in 2012.
Russia Tower Moscow  Russia 118 612 m (2,008 ft) Construction started and a cornerstone was laid. The project was cancelled in 2009.
Meraas Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 112 550 m (1,800 ft) The tower was proposed in 2008, the project was cancelled in 2009 due to financial crisis.
Transbay Terminal and Tower San Francisco  United States 112 419 m (1,375 ft) It was approved in 2010 but it was cancelled in 2013 because of development on the project called the Salesforce Tower.
Tower Triple One Seoul  South Korea 111 621 m (2,037 ft) This Building was the proposed landmark building of the Yongsan International Business District. Its construction started in 2011, but it was cancelled at 2013 because of conflict between Korail and Dream Hub, the developer. It will be replaced by the 665 metre Dream Tower.
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and Residence Tower Chicago  United States 111 414 m (1,358 ft) The project was proposed in 2009. The project was cancelled in 2012 .
Burj Al Alam Dubai  United Arab Emirates 108 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2009 and finally cancelled in 2013.
Incheon Tower Incheon  South Korea 102 490 m (1,610 ft) Foundation work started at 2008. Construction halted 2009.
Qatar National Bank Tower Doha  Qatar 101 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2010
Al Quds Endowment Tower Doha  Qatar 100 495 m (1,624 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted 2010
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-story 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-story building.

Proposed buildings[edit]

The list includes buildings that were proposed or envisioned to have 100 floors or more but never advanced to the construction stage. It does not include never built, under construction buildings.

Structure City Country Floors Status Year proposed Height Notes
X-Seed 4000 Tokyo  Japan 800 Vision 1995 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
Ultima Tower San Francisco  United States 500 Vision 1991 3,218.7 m (10,560 ft)
Dubai City Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 400 Vision 2008 2,400 m (7,900 ft) A proposed megatall skyscraper announced in 2008.
Shimizu TRY-2004 Mega-City Pyramid Tokyo  Japan --- Vision 1996 2,004 m (6,575 ft) A proposed arcology project for the construction of a massive pyramid over Tokyo Bay in Japan.
Aeropolis 2001 Tokyo  Japan 500 Vision 1989 2,001 m (6,565 ft)
Sky Mile Tower Tokyo  Japan 400 Proposed 2015 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
The Illinois Chicago  United States 528 Vision 1956 1,609.3 m (5,280 ft)
Bionic Tower Shanghai or Hong Kong,
as both locations have the interest.
 China 300 Vision 1997 1,228.2 m (4,030 ft) A visionary proposal for a vertical city housing at least 100,000 people.
Murjan Tower Manama  Bahrain 200 Proposed 2006 1,022 m (3,353 ft)
Mubarak al-Kabir Tower Madinat al-Hareer  Kuwait 234 Proposed 2006 1,001 m (3,284 ft) A Megatall proposal will be taller than Al Hamra Tower, it will be part of the future city called Madinat al-Hareer.
Sky City 1000 Tokyo  Japan 196 Vision 1989 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Tour Financial Hub Center Seoul  South Korea 220 Visionary 2006 960 m (3,150 ft) A Proposed Megatall will be taller than the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the height restrictions, construction wasn't allowed and it seems unsure in 2016.
DIB-200 Tokyo  Japan 200 Visionary 1993 800 m (2,600 ft)
Kostabi World Trade Center New York City  United States 160 Vision late 1990s 610 m (2,000 ft)
One World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 Visionary 2004 566 m (1,857 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 105 Approved 2014 569 m (1,867 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City  United States 110 Visionary 2004 450 m (1,480 ft)
Bein Arim Tower Tel Aviv  Israel 100 Approved 2013 400 m (1,300 ft)

Destroyed/demolished buildings[edit]

This list comprises 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) 527.3 m (1,730 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". Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  3. ^ https://www.yonhapnews.co.kr/bulletin/2016/03/17/0200000000AKR20160317092800030.HTML?input=1195m.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ CTBUH - Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
  5. ^ Fulcher, Merlin. "TFP Farrells completes Kingkey Tower in Shenzhen". The Architects' Journal. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "CTBUH Tall Building Database - List of buildings with status 'construction' or 'constr stopped'". CTBUH. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=97417
  8. ^ a b http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=86483
  9. ^ "Entisar Tower". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  10. ^ "Related to Spire developer: Where's the deed?". 2014-11-03. Retrieved November 3, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Condo Site Lives Again". The Wall Street Journal. May 14, 2013. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Spire developer resolves debts, looks to start again". Chicago Tribune. March 11, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014.