Colombo Facts

150m+ Buildings 3 Completed7 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Grand Hyatt Colombo (230 m)
Global Ranking #146 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #82 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Sri Lanka by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building World Trade Center 1 (1995)
Average Building Age 15 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 50%
Most Common Material Concrete, 89%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Altair 2018 240 m
2   Grand Hyatt Colombo 2017 230 m
3   ITC One Colombo 1 2021 225 m
4   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
5   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2 2018 194 m
6   Clearpoint Residencies 2017 186 m
7   Colombo City Center 2018 183 m
8   Shangri-La Colombo Office Tower - 165 m
9   World Trade Center 1 1995 152 m
10   World Trade Center 2 1995 152 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   World Capital Centre 2023 625 m
2   Krrish Square Tower 1 - 420 m
3   Altitude - 383 m
4   Krrish Square Tower 2 - -
5   Krrish Square Tower 3 - -
6   Krrish Square Tower 4 - -
  Proposed
1   World Capital Centre 2023 625 m
2   Krrish Square Tower 1 - 420 m
3   Altitude - 383 m
4   Altair 2018 240 m
5   Grand Hyatt Colombo 2017 230 m
6   ITC One Colombo 1 2021 225 m
7   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 1 2018 194 m
8   Shangri-La Colombo Residential Tower 2 2018 194 m
9   Clearpoint Residencies 2017 186 m
10   Colombo City Center 2018 183 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Sri Lanka Workshop: Advanced Wind Engineering Analysis
16-17 Sep 2017 – Event Invite

CTBUH Sri Lanka Talks Wind Engineering
16-17 Sep 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum
23 Feb 2017 – Event Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Colombo

CTBUH Sri Lanka Talks Wind Engineering
16-17 Sep 2017, Colombo – Event Report
The CTBUH Sri Lanka workshop on “Advanced Wind Engineering Analysis for High-Rise Buildings Design” was held on the 16th and 17th of September 2017 in Colombo.
CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Host 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum
23 Feb 2017, Colombo – Event Report
The 2017 Regional Tall Buildings Forum was held, together with the first Global Lift and Escalator Expo at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo.
The 2016 Colombo Forum
27 Jun 2016, Colombo – Event Report
The 2016 Colombo Forum proved to be yet another successful gathering, themed “Collaborative Approaches in Tall Building Design.”
CTBUH Holds First Regional Forum in Colombo
10 Jun 2014, Colombo – Event Report
Following a successful inaugural event on December 2013, the CTBUH Sri Lanka Committee held its first regional forum in Colombo on June 10.
CTBUH Launches Sri Lanka Committee
15 Dec 2013, Kandy – Event Report
The CTBUH launched its Sri Lanka committee at the Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM13).

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