Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku Facts

Population 2,122,300 (2012)
Area 2,130 km² • 822 mi²
150m+ Buildings 5 Completed3 Under Constr.
Tallest Building The Crescent City (210 m)
Global Ranking #117 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #68 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Azerbaijan by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Flame Tower 1 (2013)
Average Building Age 3 years
Most Common Function Office, 50%
Most Common Material Composite, 38%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Baku Tower 2018 276 m
2   The Crescent City 2016 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2017 170 m
6   The Crescent Hotel 2018 166 m
7   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
8   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
9   SOFAZ Tower 2014 140 m
10   Port Baku Residence Block A 2013 135 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
2   CBA Tower - 140 m
3   Azersu Office Tower - 124 m
  Proposed
1   Baku Tower 2018 276 m
2   The Crescent City 2016 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2017 170 m
6   The Crescent Hotel 2018 166 m
7   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
8   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
9   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
10   CBA Tower - 140 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

Building Function More Charts

Based on 8 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

Structural Material More Charts

Based on 8 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research

Videos

Innovative and Sustainable High-Rise Façade Systems in Asia
19 Sep 2012 – Thomas Winterstetter, Werner Sobek Group

Research Papers

Structural Challenges with the SOCAR Tower in Baku, a New Megacity in the Caspian Region
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

SOCAR Tower: Starting Skyscraper City of Baku, Azerbaijan
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City