Chennai

India

Facts

Population

4,334,000 (2001)

Area

181 km²

70 mi²

Density

23944.8 people per km²

62016.6 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

0 Completed • 1 Under Construction

Most Common Function*

Residential (100%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

340

Tallest City in

the World
#

172

Tallest City in

Asia
#

7

Tallest City in

India

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

Anchorage, House of Hiranandani

160 m / 525 ft

2

Bay View Hiranandani

134 m / 440 ft

3

Hiranandani Upscale Tower 1

123 m / 404 ft

Research

17 October 2016

Megacities: Setting the Scene

The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities growing together...

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Global News

08 January 2020

Transit-Oriented Development Announced in Chennai

In a bid to integrate real estate and transportation, while generating non-ticketing revenue, the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) is planning to build a 20-story...

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