List of future tallest buildings

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This list of future tallest buildings ranks the tallest buildings in the world which are proposed, approved or under construction. It includes buildings 442m or 1,450ft or taller but not 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.[1] 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 1,008 m 3,307 ft 168 2022 Will become the tallest building in the world. Currently on hold.
2 Burj Mubarak al-Kabir Kuwait  Kuwait 1,001 m 3,284 ft 234 2030 Will become the tallest building in Kuwait.
Burj Khalifa Dubai  UAE 828 m 2,717 ft 163 2010 Currently the world's tallest man-made structure.[2]
3 Iconic Tower
Purbachal  Bangladesh 734 m 2,408 ft 142 Approximately 2030 Will become the tallest building in Bangladesh an well as South Asia.
4 Dubai One Tower Dubai  UAE 711 m 2,333 ft 161 2021 [3]
5 Merdeka 118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 644 m 2,185 ft 118 2021 Will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. Also known as "Merdeka PNB118".
6 Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 638 m 2,093 ft 113 2025 Will become the tallest building in Indonesia.
7 Changchun World Trade Center Changchun  China 631 m 2,070 ft 126 -
8 Al-Aman World Capital Center Colombo  Sri Lanka 625 m 2,051 ft 117 2023 Will become the tallest building in Sri Lanka.
9 Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok  Thailand 615 m 2,018 ft 126 - Will become the tallest building in Thailand.
10 Tradewinds Square Tower A Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 608 m 1,995 ft 110 2025
11 Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin  China 597 m 1,957 ft 117 2020
12 Nexus Tower Shenzhen  China 595 m 1,952 ft 124 ? [4]
13 Rose Rock International Finance Center Tianjin  China 588 m 1,929 ft 124 ? Began construction but put on hold
14 Baoneng Binhu Center Tower 1 Hefei  China 588 m 1,929 ft 119 2024
15 Entisar Tower Dubai  UAE 570 m 1,706 ft 111 ?
16 Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul  South Korea 569 m 1,867 ft 105 2022 Will become the tallest building in South Korea.[5]
17 Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Center Shenyang  China 568 m 1,864 ft 114 ? Began construction but put on hold
18 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.
19 Greenland Centre Nanjing Nanjing  China 560 m 1,837 ft 107 ?
20 Al Noor Tower Casablanca  Morocco 540 m 1,772 ft 114 ? Will become the tallest building in Morocco and Africa.
22 Skyfame Center Landmark Tower Nanning  China 528 m 1,732 ft 112 2022
23 Guizhou Culture Plaza Tower Guiyang  China 521 m 1,709 ft 109 ?
24 Jinan IFC Landmark Tower Jinan  China 518 m 1,699 ft 135 ?
25 Evergrande IFC 1 Hefei  China 518 m 1,699 ft 112 2021
26 Dalian Greenland Center Dalian  China 518 m 1,699 ft 88 ? Began construction but put on hold
27 Pentominium Dubai  UAE 516 m 1,693 ft 122 ? Began construction but put on hold
28 Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan  South Korea 510 m 1,674 ft 107 2028
29 Greenland Centre Xian Xian  China 501 m 1,644 ft ? ?
30 Wuhan Greenland Center Wuhan  China 500 m 1,640 ft ? ? Height reduced from 636m to 500m over air traffic concerns.[6]
31 Hengqin Headquarters Tower 2 Zhuhai  China 490 m 1,608 ft 106 ? Began construction but put on hold
32 ASE Center Chongqing  China 486 m 1,594 ft 88 ?
33 Jumeirah Business Bay Tower Dubai  UAE 485 m 1,591 ft 100 ?
34 Houjie International Home Furniture Center Building Dongguan  China 480 m 1,575 ft 102 ?
35 Kunshan Centre Suzhou  China 480 m 1,575 ft ? ?
36 Central Park Tower New York  United States 472 m 1,549 ft 95 2020
37 The Exchange 106 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 454 m 1,488 ft 106 2019 Formerly known as "TRX Signature Tower".
38 Suzhou IFS Suzhou  China 452 m 1,483 ft 92 2019
39 World One Mumbai  India 442 m 1,450 ft 117 ? Began construction but put on hold

Tallest by country[edit]

This section lists the total number of future tallest buildings by country.

21 
 China
 UAE
 Malaysia
 South Korea
 Cambodia
 India
 Indonesia
 Kuwait
 Morocco
 Saudi Arabia
 Sri Lanka
 Thailand
 Bangladesh

Tallest by city[edit]

Listed here are the cities with multiple future tallest buildings in the world.

United Arab Emirates Dubai
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
China Suzhou
China Tianjin
Bangladesh Dhaka (Dacca)

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[7])
Jeddah Tower Jeddah Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1,008 m 3,307 ft 167 2021 On hold[8]
North America
(see: list)
Central Park Tower New York  United States 472 m 1,550 ft 99 2020 Under construction
Europe
(see: list)
Akhmat Tower Grozny  Russia 435 m 1,427 ft 102 2020 On hold
Africa
(see: list)
Al Noor Tower Casablanca  Morocco 540 m 1,772 ft 114 ? 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. ^ ctbuh. "CTBUH Criteria for Defining and Measuring Tall Buildings". www.ctbuh.org. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
  2. ^ "100 Tallest Completed Buildings in the World by Height to Architectural Top". The Skyscraper Center. The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  3. ^ "DubaiOne". Skyscraper Centre. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Nexus Tower". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Hyundai Global Business Center". Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  6. ^ Zhou, Emma (August 26, 2018). "GREENLAND'S PLAN TO BUILD CHINA'S TALLEST TOWER IN WUHAN SCALED DOWN BY OVER 20%". Mingtiadi Asia Real Estate Intelligence. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  7. ^ includes tallest structures
  8. ^ Kingdom Holding CEO: Saudi Arabia is full of potential investments - CNN Video, retrieved 2019-03-17
  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.