Beijing

China

Facts

Population

20,693,000 (2012)

Area

1,368 km²

528 mi²

Density

15126.5 people per km²

39177.4 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

60 Completed • 9 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (80%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (66%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

27

Tallest City in

the World
#

21

Tallest City in

Asia
#

13

Tallest City in

China

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

2

China World Tower

330 m / 1,083 ft

3

China World Trade Center Phase 3B

295.6 m / 970 ft

4

Xingguang Center Tower 1

275 m / 902 ft

5

Fortune Financial Center

267 m / 876 ft

6

Samsung China Headquarters

260 m / 853 ft

7

Beijing Greenland Center

260 m / 853 ft

8

Beijing Yintai Centre - Park Tower

250 m / 820 ft

9

Tongzhou Transportation Hub Tower 1

240 m / 787 ft

10

Beijing Television Center

239 m / 784 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Peng Liu

City Representative

Peng Liu

Arup

CTBUH China Presents: Healthy & Sustainable City Development

12 November 2020

Post-Pandemic High-Rise Operation & Development

16 June 2020

Videos

10 April 2019

Ceremonial Influences Form a Modern Flagship Building for Beijing’s CBD

China Zun is the flagship building of Beijing’s comprehensively planned 30-hectare central business district core. Its gently rising and curving form embodies the historic capital’s...

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Research

22 August 2022

Digital Design Strategies for Complex Buildings

Based on the digital design experience of the Beijing CBD Z6 Tower, this paper discusses the indispensable role digital technology plays in designing complex structures....

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Global News

16 June 2020

In the Media: CTBUH Quoted in Daily Mail and CNN About China's Supertall Skyscraper Limits

The Daily Mail China has banned all cities from building new supertall skyscrapers except in "special" circumstances to improve urban landscapes, according to a directive....

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