Seoul

South Korea

Facts

Population

Source: Chosun Ilbo

10,140,000 (2013)

Area

605 km² • 234 mi²

Density

16,760.3 people per km²

43,409.1 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
17

Tallest City in

the World

#
14

Tallest City in

Asia
#
1

Tallest City in

South Korea

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 Lotte World Tower
554.5 m / 1,819  ft
2 Parc1 Tower I
322 m / 1,056  ft
3 Three International Finance Center
284 m / 932  ft
4 Tower Palace Three, Tower G
263.7 m / 865  ft
5 Mokdong Hyperion Tower A
256 m / 840  ft
6 KLI 63 Building
249.6 m / 819  ft
7 Parc1 Tower II
247.1 m / 811  ft
8 FKI Tower
245.5 m / 805  ft
9 Mokdong Hyperion Tower B
239.3 m / 785  ft
10 Tower Palace One, Tower B
233.8 m / 767  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Seoul Government Officials Visit CTBUH Headquarters

12 July 2018

Five Minutes With: Joshua Prince-Ramus

13 February 2018

Videos

31 May 2018

Vertical Village as National Symbol

Joining the ranks of the world’s top ten tallest buildings, the 123-story Lotte World Tower rises to 555 meters and offers one of the world’s...

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Research

26 June 2020

A Study on the POE (Post Occupancy Evaluation) according to the Residential Environment of Mixed-use Apartment

In this study, POE(Post Occupancy Evaluation) evaluation indexes were selected into six categories through the consideration of theories and prior research. Therefore, qualitative supply can...

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Global News

17 August 2022

New Plan in South Korea to Supply 2.7 million New Homes in 5 Years

On 16 August 2022, the government of South Korea announced that they will supply 2.7 million new homes in the next five years by easing...

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