Facts

Population

80,585,700 (2013)

Area

357,168 km²

137,903 mi²

Density

225.6 people per km²

584.4 people per mi²

GDP

$3.75 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

20 Completed • 3 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

32 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (65%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (71%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

26

Tallest Country in

the World

#

5

Tallest Country in

Europe

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

Commerzbank Tower

259 m / 850 ft

2

MesseTurm

256.5 m / 842 ft

3

FOUR Frankfurt 1

228 m / 748 ft

4

Westendstrasse 1

208 m / 682 ft

5

Main Tower

200 m / 656 ft

6

Tower 185

200 m / 656 ft

7

ONE

190.9 m / 626 ft

8

OMNITURM

189.9 m / 623 ft

9

Trianon

186 m / 610 ft

10

ECB - European Central Bank

183.7 m / 603 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Roland Bechmann

Country Representative

Roland Bechmann

Werner Sobek AG

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

CTBUH Berlin Event 2019: Urban Densification

18 September 2019

Research

29 July 2019

Wind Effects on Permeable Tall Building Envelopes: Issues and Potentialities

A comprehensive conclusion about the effects of wind on permeable building envelopes (PBEs) remains elusive. The external layer permeability, the gap width, and the internal...

View all

Global News

30 November 2021

Proposed Building in Mannheim Will Be Shaped Like the Letter "O"

A uniquely shaped building is planned for Mannheim, Germany. This project is called The "O" given that it is shaped like that letter. This project...

View all

Global News

10 September 2021

Frankfurt Office Building Tops Out

The shell construction has been completed for the new headquarters of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.) in Frankfurt's Europaviertel. UBM Development and PAULUS Immobiliengruppe are...

View all