2017 had a record number of skyscrapers completed

January 11, 2018

Business, Did you know?, International

2017 had a record number of skyscrapers completed

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reports that 2017 was a record-setting year for tall buildings. In 2017 there were 144 skyscrapers completed of 200 meters (656 feet) or taller. Asia had 75.7 percent of these skyscrapers. China had the most skyscrapers completed in 2017. The tallest completed last year was China’s Ping An Finance Center at 1965 ft (599 m) tall, now the world’s second tallest building.

There were 15 supertall skyscrapers of 984 ft+ (300m+) built in 2017.

Highlights from the report

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See entire report – Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Tallest Buildings Constructed in 1950-1960

Tallest Buildings Constructed in 1960-1970

Tallest Buildings Constructed in 1970-1980

Tallest Buildings Constructed in 1980-1990

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) developed the international standards for measuring and defining tall buildings, as outlined below, and is recognized as the arbiter for bestowing designations such as the “World’s Tallest Building.”

See complete details on how tall buildings are measured.

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