List of future tallest buildings

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This list of future tallest buildings ranks the tallest buildings in the world which are planned or currently under construction. The Burj Khalifa with a roof height of 828 m (2,717 ft) is currently the world's tallest building.[1]

Future tallest[edit]

This is a list of the future tallest buildings in the world and does not include buildings below 442m or 1450ft or other structures such as towers. Heights are indicated by structural height, which includes architectural elements, but not communications spires or antennas. All height values and the definitions of proposed and under construction are according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.[2] Only proposed and under construction buildings are included here. All vision buildings are listed at List of visionary tall buildings and structures.

Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the current tallest building in the world
China will be home to 21 of the world's tallest 50 skyscrapers by 2020.
Dubai will have four of the world's future tallest 50 buildings, including the world's current tallest.
New York City will have five of the world's future tallest 50 buildings, with two of these currently under construction.
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  Building is the tallest in the world today.
  Building is currently under construction.
  Building is approved/proposed.
  Building is on-hold.
Rank
Building City Country
Height
(m)
Height
(ft)
Floors
Year of
completion
Notes
1 Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 1008 m 3307 ft 167 2020 Will become the tallest building in the world. Under construction.
2 Burj Khalifa Dubai  UAE 828 m 2,717 ft 162 2010 Currently the world's tallest man- made structure.[1]
4 Suzhou Zhongnan Center Suzhou  China 729 m 2,392 ft 137 ? Will become the tallest building in China.
5 Dubai One Tower Dubai  UAE 711 m 2,333 ft 161 2021 [3]
6 PNB118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 644 m 2,113 ft 118 2021 Also known as "Merdeka PNB118".
7 Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 638 m 2,093 ft 113 2021 Will become the tallest building in Indonesia.
8 Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 636 m 2,087 ft 125 2018
9 Changchun World Trade Center Changchun  China 631 m 2,070 ft 126 ?
10 Al-Aman World Capital Center Colombo  Sri Lanka 625 m 2,051 ft 117 2022 Will become the tallest building in Sri Lanka.
11 Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok  Thailand 615 m 2,018 ft 126 2021 Will become the tallest building in Thailand.
12 H700 Shenzhen Tower Shenzhen  China 610 m 2,001 ft 130 2022 [4]
13 Tradewinds Square Tower A Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 608 m 1995 ft 150 2025 Will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
15 Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 597 m 1,957 ft 117 2018
16 Nexus Tower Shenzhen  China 595 m 1,952 ft 124 ? [5]
17 Rose Rock International Finance Center Tianjin  China 588 m 1,929 ft 124 2018 [6]
18 Baoneng Binhu Center Tower 1 Hefei  China 588 m 1,929 ft 119 2024
19 Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 569 m 1,867 ft 105 2022 Will become the tallest building in South Korea.[7]
20 Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Center Shenyang  China 568 m 1,864 ft 114 2018
21 Thai Boon Roong Twin Trade Center Phnom Penh  Cambodia 560 m 1,837 ft 133 2021 Will become the tallest building(s) in Cambodia and the tallest twin towers in the world.
22 Greenland Centre Nanjing Nanjing  China 560 m 1,837 ft 107 ?
23 Al Noor Tower Casablanca  Morocco 540 m 1,772 ft 114 ? Will become the tallest building in Morocco and Africa.
24 Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center Tianjin  China 530 m 1,739 ft 97 2020
25 Skyfame Center Landmark Tower Nanning  China 528 m 1,732 ft 112 2021
26 Zhongguo Zun Beijing  China 528 m 1,732 ft 108 2018 Also known as "China Zun".
27 Guizhou Culture Plaza Tower Guiyang  China 521 m 1,709 ft 109 ?
28 Entisar Tower Dubai  UAE 520 m 1,706 ft 111 2020
30 Jinan IFC Landmark Tower Jinan  China 518 m 1,699 ft 135 ?
31 Evergrande IFC 1 Hefei  China 518 m 1,699 ft 112 2021
32 Dalian Greenland Center Dalian  China 518 m 1,699 ft 88 2018
33 Pentominium Dubai  UAE 516 m 1,693 ft 122 ?
34 Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan  South Korea 510 m 1,674 ft 107 2022
35 Greenland Centre Xian Xian  China 501 m 1,644 ft ? ?
37 The Exchange 106 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 492 m 1,614 ft 106 2018 Formerly known as "TRX Signature Tower".
38 Hengqin Headquarters Tower 2 Zhuhai  China 490 m 1,608 ft 106 2017
39 ASE Center Chongqing  China 486 m 1,594 ft 88 ?
40 Jumeirah Business Bay Tower Dubai  UAE 485 m 1,591 ft 100 ?
41 Houjie International Home Furniture Center Building Dongguan  China 480 m 1,575 ft 102 ?
42 Kunshan Centre Suzhou  China 480 m 1,575 ft ? ?
43 Central Park Tower New York  United States 472 m 1,549 ft 95 2020
44 Landmark 81 Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 461 m 1,513 ft 81 2018 Will become the tallest building in Vietnam.
47 Suzhou IFS China  China 452 m 1,483 ft 92 2019
48 Steinway Tower New York  United States 438 m 1,437 ft 82 2019
49 World One India  India 442 m 1,450 ft 117 2018

This section lists the total number of skyscrapers in each country or city featured in the future world's 50 tallest buildings. Only cities with more than one building featured in the world's future 50 tallest buildings are included in the 'tallest by city' section. (Only at the list.)[clarification needed]

Tallest by country[edit]

29 
 China
 UAE
 Malaysia
 Indonesia
 South Korea
4
 USA
 India
 Saudi Arabia
 Morocco
 Sri Lanka
 Thailand
 Cambodia


Tallest by city[edit]

Listed here are the cities of future tallest buildings in the world.

United Arab Emirates Dubai
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
China Tianjin
China Shenzhen
China Wuhan
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh[citation needed]
United States Chicago
United States New York
Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Tallest by continent[edit]

The following table is a list of the future tallest buildings by each continent. Buildings included are either under construction, on hold or proposed.

Continent Building City Country Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Built Status
Asia
(see: list[8])
Jeddah Tower Jeddah Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1,008 m 3,307 ft 167 2020 Under construction
North America Central Park Tower New York  United States 472 m 1,550 ft 99 2020 Under Construction
Europe
(see: list)
Lakhta Center Russia  Russia 462m 1,516 ft 112 2019 Under construction
Africa(see: list) Pinnacle Tower Nairobi  Kenya 314 m 1,030 ft 70 2020 Proposed
Oceania
(see: list
Orion Towers (South Tower) Gold Coast  Australia 328.1 m 1,076 ft 103 ? Proposed

[9]

South America
(see: list)
Forza Tower Bogota  Colombia 460 m 1,509 ft 116 ? Proposed

[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "100 Tallest Completed Buildings in the World by Height to Architectural Top". The Skyscraper Center. The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ ctbuh. "CTBUH Criteria for Defining and Measuring Tall Buildings". www.ctbuh.org. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  3. ^ "DubaiOne". Skyscraper Centre. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  4. ^ "H700 Shenzhen Tower". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Nexus Tower". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Rose Rock International Finance Center". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Hyundai Global Business Center". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  8. ^ includes tallest structures
  9. ^ "Orion Towers (South Tower) - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2018-03-22.
  10. ^ "FORZA Tower -The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.