List of tallest buildings in Tehran

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This list of tallest buildings in Tehran ranks skyscrapers in Tehran by height.[1][2] Tehran has the most high-rise buildings in Iran and its population density is the highest in the country. Note that the Milad Tower (at 435 m (1,427 ft) the 6th tallest concrete tower in the world) is not listed here because it is an observation/telecommunications tower.

Tallest buildings[edit]

This list ranks Tehran skyscrapers that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Rank Name Image Height
m / ft
Floors Year Notes
1 Tehran International Tower Tehran Skyline.jpg 162 m (531 ft) 56 2005 This is the tallest residential building in the city and in Iran.[3][4]
2 Kapsad Development Housing 135 m (443 ft) 38 1978 [5][6]
3 Mahestan B3 Tower Borje B3.jpg 122 m (400 ft) 30 2008 [7][8]
4 Imperial Medical Center 122 m (400 ft) 36 2003 [9][10]
5 Third Millennium Tower Tehran 25.11.2009 11-52-06.jpg 122 m (400 ft) 36 2017 [11][12]
6 Sepehr Tower Borje sepehr.jpg 115 m (377 ft) 33 1991 [13]
7 Farmaneih Residential Commercial Tower Blank.JPG 105 m (344 ft) 28 2005 [14][15]

Other Completed Towers[edit]

Under construction[edit]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

This is a list of buildings that in the past held the title of tallest building in Tehran. This list includes only residential, office and commercial buildings. Therefore, since the Milad Tower (at 435 m (1,427 ft) is an observation and telecommunications tower, it is not listed here

Name Image Street address Years as tallest Height
m
Floors Reference
Shams-ol-Emareh (Edifice of the Sun) Golestan Palace, Tehran, Iran (1249288212).jpg Nasir Khusraw St. 1867–1951 35 m (115 ft) 5 [19][20]
KhanShaghaghi Tower KhanShaghaghi Bulding.jpg Shah Ave. (Jomhuri St.) 1951–1960 40 m (130 ft) 10 [21]
Plasco Tower (collapsed) Istanbul intc.jpg Istanbul St. (Jomhuri St.) 1960–1963 42 m (138 ft) 14 [21]
Kar Bank Tower (Tehran Stock Exchange Tower) Tehran Stock Exchange Building.jpg Hafez St. 1963–1969 68 m (223 ft) 19 [20]
Saman Twin Towers Saman Twin Towers from Laleh International Hotel.png Keshavarz Boulevard 1969–1977 70 m (230 ft) 22 [20]
Eskan Triple Towers Eskan 1974 3.jpg Mirdamad Boulevard 1977–1991 72 m (236 ft) 23 [20]
Sepehr Tower Borje sepehr.jpg Somayeh St. 1991–2005 115 m (377 ft) 32 [20][22]
Tehran International Tower Tehran Skyline.jpg Close to the Kordestan and Hakim Expressways bridges 2005–present 162 m (531 ft) 56 [20][23]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Skyscraper Center - Tallest buildings in Tehran". CTBUH. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Buildings in Tehran". Emporis. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.researchgate.net/publication/263699937_High-rise_buildings_and_environmental_factors High-rise buildings and environmental factors
  4. ^ نگاهی به برج‌های معروف تهران (in Persian). 
  5. ^ "Kapsad Development Housing". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  6. ^ List of tallest buildings in Tehran at Emporis
  7. ^ "پروژه برج مسکونی B3 شركت مهستان" (in Persian). Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "B3 Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  9. ^ "Imperial Medical Center". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  10. ^ List of tallest buildings in Tehran at Emporis
  11. ^ "Third Millennium Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  12. ^ List of tallest buildings in Tehran at Emporis
  13. ^ "Sepehr Tower". Structurae. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  14. ^ "Farmaneih Residential Commercial Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database. 
  15. ^ List of tallest buildings in Tehran at Emporis
  16. ^ http://www.tmtower.com/
  17. ^ http://www.didarcomplex.com/english/about.aspx
  18. ^ http://www.omranshahed.com/Modules/CMS/CMSPages/ShowPage.aspx?MItemID=hwhGhlwY
  19. ^ The information board in Golestan Palace
  20. ^ a b c d e f "The history of the tallest buildings of Tehran" (in Persian). Donya-e-Eqtesad. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  21. ^ a b ضوابط بلندمرتبه سازی تهران در دست بررسی (in Persian). Donya-e-Eqtesad. Retrieved 26 February 2015. 
  22. ^ "Sepehr Tower Structurae". Structurae Website. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  23. ^ آشنایی با برج بین‌المللی تهران. Hamshahri Online (in Persian). Retrieved 14 September 2014.