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List of tallest buildings in Pakistan

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This list of tallest buildings in Pakistan ranks skyscrapers in Pakistan. Habib Bank Plaza built in 1963, was the first high-rise and the tallest building in Pakistan, located in Karachi. It stands 102 m (335 ft) tall with 25 floors; however in 2005 MCB Tower also in Karachi surpassed Habib Bank Plaza at 116 m (381 ft) tall[1] with 29 floors, than in 2012 Ocean Towers surpassed in with 120 m (394 ft) and 30 floors.

The current tallest building is the Bahria Icon Tower in Karachi, which was opened on Jan 25th 2016 and upon its completion, it has changed the skyline of Karachi, at 68 floors, and 260 m (853 ft) height.[2]

Completed buildings

Bahria Icon Tower Under construction in Karachi
MCB Tower, Karachi
The Centaurus, Islamabad

This list ranks completed and topped out buildings that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement.

Name City Height Floors Year References
Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 286 m (938 ft) 63 2016
Ocean Towers Karachi 120 m (394 ft) 30 2012 [3]
MCB Tower Karachi 116 m (381 ft) 29 2005 [1][4]
The Centaurus Islamabad 110 m (361 ft) 26 2013 [5]
Telecom Tower Islamabad 113 m (371 ft) 24 2011 [6]
Centre Point Tower Karachi 110 m (361 ft) 28 2013 [7][8]
Arfa Software Technology Park Lahore 106 m (348 ft)[citation needed] 17 2009 [9]
One Constitution Avenue Tower 1 Islamabad 105 m (344 ft)[citation needed] 26 2014 [10][citation needed]
One Constitution Avenue Tower 2 Islamabad 105 m (344 ft)[citation needed] 26 2014 [10][citation needed]
Habib Bank Plaza Karachi 102 m (335 ft) 25 1962 [11] Tallest building in South Asia on completion[12]
PIC Towers Karachi 100 m (328 ft) 23 1980s [13][14]

Under construction

Name City Floors Height TBC
Chapal Skymark[15] Karachi 50 200m 2017
Bahria Opal 225[16] Karachi 41 160m 2017
Karachi Bakht tower[17] Karachi 37 146m 2017
Gold Crest DHA [18] Islamabad 36 130m 2018
Hoshang Pearl[19] Karachi 31 130m 2017
Lucky One[20] Karachi 28 130m 2018

Timeline

Name City Height Floors Year Tallest References
Habib Bank Plaza Karachi 101 m (331 ft)[citation needed] 25 1962 to 2005 [21]
MCB Tower Karachi 116 m (381 ft)[citation needed] 29 2005 to 2012 [21]
Ocean Towers Karachi 120 m (394 ft)[citation needed] 30 2012 to 2016
Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 286 m (938 ft)[citation needed] 63 2016 to present

See also

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.mcb.com.pk/mcb/mcb_tower.asp
  2. ^ sbca.gos.pk. "Sindh Building Control Authority" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Changing skylines: Karachi to get the country’s tallest building, again - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  4. ^ "Pakistan’s tallest building completed". Dawn.com.  Tallest building in Pakistan from 2005-2012
  5. ^ http://jeevaypak.com/top-10-tallest-building-in-pakistan-2015-4/
  6. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20100427193831/http://www.ptet.com.pk:80/tower.php. Archived from the original on April 27, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[citation needed]
  7. ^ http://www.centrepoint.com.pk www.centrepoint.com.pk Archived March 22, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Centre Point Tower at CTBUH Skyscraper Database
  9. ^ http://jeevaypak.com/top-10-tallest-building-in-pakistan-2015-2/
  10. ^ a b "One Constitution Avenue Murree Expressway Islamabad". 
  11. ^ - Karachi Diagram
  12. ^ http://www.uet.edu.pk/export/sites/UETWebPortal/research/researchinfo/journal/volume1/artcle10.pdf
  13. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=pictowers-karachi-pakistan PIC
  14. ^ PRC Towers at CTBUH Skyscraper Database
  15. ^ "Chapal Skymark". therealmarketing.com. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  16. ^ toot. "Opal 225 Karachi - Bahria Town - Your Lifestyle Destination". bahriatown.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  17. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "Bakht Tower, Karachi | 1242093 | EMPORIS". www.emporis.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  18. ^ "Construction Updates Goldcrest". Alghurairgiga.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  19. ^ toot. "Hoshang Pearl Karachi - Bahria Town - Your Lifestyle Destination". bahriatown.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  20. ^ D4Sys. "Welcome to Costveyors (Pvt.) Ltd. - Lucky One, Karachi". www.costveyors.com. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  21. ^ a b name="skyscrapernews.com">http://www.skyscrapernews.com/news.php?ref=598

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