Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku Facts

Population 2,122,300 (2012)
Area 2,130 km² • 822 mi²
150m+ Buildings 4 Completed5 Under Constr.
Tallest Building SOCAR Tower (196 m)
Global Ranking #132 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #77 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 5 years
Most Common Function Office, 44%
Most Common Material Composite, 33%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Baku Tower 2019 276 m
2   The Crescent City 2019 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2019 170 m
6   Ministry of Taxes 2019 168 m
7   The Crescent Hotel 2020 166 m
8   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
9   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
10   SOFAZ Tower 2014 140 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
2   CBA Tower - 140 m
  Proposed
1   Baku Tower 2019 276 m
2   The Crescent City 2019 210 m
3   SOCAR Tower 2015 196 m
4   Flame Tower 1 2013 182 m
5   The Crescent Place 2019 170 m
6   Ministry of Taxes 2019 168 m
7   The Crescent Hotel 2020 166 m
8   Flame Tower 2 2013 165 m
9   Flame Tower 3 2013 161 m
10   Full Moon Rising - 159 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

Building Function More Charts

Based on 9 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

Structural Material More Charts

Based on 9 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018 – CTBUH News

Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016 – CTBUH Research

Global News

Fire Breaks Out at Former Trump High-Rise in Baku
30 Apr 2018 – A high-rise in Baku that was still under…

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