Facts

Population

Source: 0

50,219,669 (2013)

Area

100,339 km²

38,741 mi²

Density

500.5 people per km²

1296.3 people per mi²

GDP

$1.27 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

273 Completed • 4 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (77%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (83%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

4

Tallest Country in

the World

#

2

Tallest Country in

Asia

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

LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower

411.6 m / 1,350 ft

3

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower A

339.1 m / 1,113 ft

4

LCT The Sharp Residential Tower B

333.1 m / 1,093 ft

5

Parc1 Tower I

322 m / 1,056 ft

6

Northeast Asia Trade Tower

305 m / 1,001 ft

7

Doosan Haeundae We've the Zenith Tower A

300 m / 984 ft

8

Haeundae I Park Marina Tower 2

292.1 m / 958 ft

9

Busan International Finance Center Landmark Tower

289 m / 948 ft

10

Three International Finance Center

284 m / 932 ft

CTBUH People & Events

6th China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum Held in Nara, Japan

05 July 2019

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 7 No. 4

14 December 2018

Research

15 December 2021

Megacities vs. Urban Sprawl; Densifying vs. Social Distancing

Decentralization and the “15-minute city” are ideas that are currently being put forward to tackle urban challenges, but how will these issues be tackled in...

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Global News

29 March 2022

Apartment Fire Breaks Out in Seoul

A woman was found deceased and four others were hospitalized following a fire at a high-rise apartment building in central Seoul, Saturday, 26 March, 2022...

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Global News

25 January 2022

Seoul Complex Development Raided in Connection with Building Collapse in Gwangju

Investigators on Wednesday, 19 January, 2022 raided the headquarters of HDC Hyundai Development Co. in connection with a recent accident at its construction site in...

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