Guangzhou

China

Facts

Population

Source: Statistics Bureau of Guangzhou

11,070,654 (2011)

Area

3,843 km²

1,484 mi²

Density

2880.7 people per km²

7461.1 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

175 Completed • 65 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (61%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (67%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

6

Tallest City in

the World
#

4

Tallest City in

Asia
#

4

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

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

2

Guangzhou International Finance Center

438.6 m / 1,439 ft

3

CITIC Plaza

390.2 m / 1,280 ft

4

Guangdong Business Center

375.5 m / 1,232 ft

5

The Pinnacle

350.3 m / 1,149 ft

6

Guangjian Financial Center

333 m / 1,093 ft

7

Jiulong Lake Knowledge Tower

330 m / 1,083 ft

8

Huijin Center 1

320 m / 1,050 ft

9

Junchao Plaza

320 m / 1,050 ft

10

Guangzhou International Cultural Center

320 m / 1,050 ft

CTBUH People & Events

2019 CTBUH Guangzhou Symposium

25 January 2019

CTBUH Guangzhou Symposium : Spatial Design

25 January 2019

Videos

30 May 2018

Bringing Office Space Up into the Light

Poly International Plaza is an office and trade center development consisting of two towers, each coupled with a low-rise podium that accommodates exhibition and retail...

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Research

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

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Global News

20 July 2022

Cruise Terminal Complex Opens in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Nansha International Cruise Terminal Complex, planned and conceptually designed by Aedas, officially opened for operation. It is the first cruise home port in China...

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