Beirut Facts

150m+ Buildings 2 Completed
Tallest Building Sama Beirut (195 m)
Global Ranking #182 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #12 in Middle East by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Lebanon by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Sky Gate (2016)
Average Building Age 3 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 50%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Sama Beirut 2017 195 m
2   Sky Gate 2016 180 m
3   Marina Tower 2006 149 m
4   Quasar Saifi 450 2019 138 m
5   Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center & Spa 2005 130 m
6   Bay Tower 2011 125 m
7   Rive Gauche Tower 2017 122 m
8   Platinum Tower 2009 120 m
9   Achrafieh 4748 East Tower 2015 120 m
10   Achrafieh 4748 North Tower 2015 120 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Pinwheel South Tower - 315 m
2   Pinwheel North Tower - 200 m
3   Kettaneh Landmark KLM - 112 m
4   Harbor 970 - 108 m
5   MAKI Block 20-02 - 90 m
6   T3 - -
  Proposed
1   Pinwheel South Tower - 315 m
2   Pinwheel North Tower - 200 m
3   Sama Beirut 2017 195 m
4   Sky Gate 2016 180 m
5   Marina Tower 2006 149 m
6   Quasar Saifi 450 2019 138 m
7   Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center & Spa 2005 130 m
8   Bay Tower 2011 125 m
9   Rive Gauche Tower 2017 122 m
10   Platinum Tower 2009 120 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Proposed

Building Function More Charts

Based on 2 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

Videos

High-End, High-Rise Living, Extended
31 May 2018 – Bassim Halaby, Benchmark; Tobias Winkelmann, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten

Embracing Constraints to Find Success: The Cube
3 Nov 2016 – Jeroen Schipper, Orange Architects; Patrick Meijers, Orange Architects

Interview: The Cube
3 Nov 2016 – Patrick Meijers & Jeroen Schipper, Orange Architects

Research Papers

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall
Oct 2018 – CTBUH Journal, 2018 Issue IV