Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

3 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (100%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

166

Tallest City in

the World
#

7

Tallest City in

South America
#

3

Tallest City in

Brazil

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

Rio Sul Center

163.1 m / 535 ft

2

Centro Candido Mendes

153.9 m / 505 ft

3

Ventura Corporate Towers

151.4 m / 497 ft

4

Lelio Gama 105

145.5 m / 477 ft

5

Edificio Conde Pereira Carneiro

145 m / 476 ft

6

Edificio Santos DuMont

140.8 m / 462 ft

7

Edificio Lineu de Paula Machado

138 m / 453 ft

8

Edificio Avenida Central

136 m / 446 ft

9

Sede do Banerj

136 m / 446 ft

10

Sede BNH

135 m / 443 ft

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