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List of tallest twin buildings and structures

Tallest twin buildings in the world

The term twin towers in architecture refers to two tall structures with nearly identical characteristics and similar height, usually constructed close to each other and part of a single complex. The charts below lists most twin and other multi-column structures with similar characteristics. Buildings and structures shorter than 100 m (330 ft) are not included.

Twin buildings

Completed or topped-out buildings

The tallest twin building complex in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, with the skybridge clearly visible at the center
Imperial Twin Towers, in Mumbai, are currently the tallest residential buildings in India
Palm Towers, in Doha, are currently the tallest twin buildings in Qatar
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, second tallest twin building
City National Plaza, in Los Angeles, was briefly the tallest twin building complex in the world, until the World Trade Center was completed.
BSA Twin Towers second highest twin building in the Philippines
The two WTC towers on the right, the tallest twin buildings in Sri-Lanka and the BOC tower on the left. The Presidential Secretariat and Galadari hotel are also visible.
Torres de Santa Cruz, tallest twin buildings in Spain

The following list includes only twin buildings that are continuously habitable.

Name City Country Height (max.) Floors (T1/T2) Notes
Petronas Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 451.8 m (1,482 ft)[1] 88/88 Tallest twin buildings in the world. Former world's tallest buildings.
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Dubai  United Arab Emirates 355 m (1,165 ft) 77/77 Tallest twin buildings in the United Arab Emirates.
Emirates Towers Dubai  United Arab Emirates 354 m (1,161 ft) 54/56
Huaguoyuan Towers Guiyang  China 335 m (1,099 ft) 74/74 Topped-out. Tallest twin buildings in China.[2]
City of Capitals Moscow  Russia 301 m (988 ft) 76/65 Tallest twin buildings in Europe.
Yachthouse Residence Club Balneario Camboriu  Brazil 280 m (919 ft) 81/81 Tallest twin buildings in the Americas
The Cullinan Hong Kong  China 270 m (886 ft) 68/68
Al Kazim Towers Dubai  United Arab Emirates 265 m (869 ft) 53/53
Grand Gateway Shanghai Shanghai  China 262 m (860 ft) 52/52
Bahrain Financial Harbour Manama  Bahrain 260 m (853 ft) 53/53 Tallest twin buildings in Bahrain.
The Imperial Mumbai  India 256 m (840 ft) 60/60 Tallest twin buildings in India.
Palm Towers Doha  Qatar 251 m (823 ft) 58/58 Tallest twin buildings in Qatar.[3]
Angsana Hotel & Suites Dubai  United Arab Emirates 250 m (820 ft) 49/49  
Futures Trading Plaza Dalian  China 243 m (797 ft) 53/53  
Bahrain WTC Manama  Bahrain 240 m (787 ft) 50/50  
Time Warner Center New York City  United States 229 m (751 ft) 55/55 Tallest twin buildings in North America.
One Shangri-La Place Twin Towers Mandaluyong  Philippines 227 m (745 ft) 64/64 Tallest twin buildings in the Philippines.
Parque Central Complex Caracas  Venezuela 225 m (738 ft) 56/56 Tallest twin buildings in Venezuela.
BSA Twin Towers Mandaluyong  Philippines 221 m (725 ft) 55/55  
The Peak Twin Towers Jakarta  Indonesia 218 m (715 ft) 55/55 Tallest twin buildings in Indonesia.
CITIC Pacific HQ & Mandarin Oriental Shanghai  China 218 m (715 ft) 49/49  
Sheraton International Business Center Chongqing  China 218 m (715 ft) 42/42  
City National Plaza Los Angeles  United States 213.1 m (699 ft) 52/52
Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Hanoi  Vietnam 213 m (699 ft) 48/48 Tallest twin buildings in Vietnam.
The St. Francis Shangri-La Place Mandaluyong  Philippines 212.88 m (698 ft) 60/60  
Anthill Residence Tower Istanbul  Turkey 210 m (689 ft) 54/54 Tallest twin buildings in Turkey.
Orchid Enclave Mumbai  India 210 m (689 ft) 54/54  
Dolmen City Karachi  Pakistan 210 m (689 ft) 40/40 Tallest twin buildings in Pakistan.
Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 203 m (666 ft) 48/48  
Bankers Hall Calgary  Canada 197 m (646 ft) 52/52 Tallest twin buildings in Canada.
Midtown Towers Tel Aviv-Yafa  Israel 197 m (646 ft) 50/50 Tallest twin buildings in Israel.
The Tokyo Towers Tokyo  Japan 194 m (636 ft) 58/58 Tallest twin buildings in Japan.
Lippo Centre Hong Kong  China 186 m (610 ft) 44/48  
Immigration Tower and Revenue Tower Hong Kong  China 181 m (594 ft) 49/49  
Jordan Gate Towers Amman  Jordan 180 m (591 ft) 44/44 Tallest twin buildings in Jordan.
Absolute World Mississauga  Canada 179.5 m (589 ft) 56/50
Marina City Chicago  United States 179 m (587 ft) 65/65 Were both the tallest residential and tallest concrete structures in the world upon completion in 1968.
Pacific Plaza Towers Taguig  Philippines 179 m (587 ft) 49/49
Pacific Village Towers Panama City  Panama 179 m (587 ft) 47/47 Tallest twin buildings in Panama.
Century Plaza Towers Century City  United States 174 m (571 ft) 44/44
Concourse V & VI Sandy Springs  United States 173.7 m (570 ft) 34/34
Commerce Square Philadelphia  United States 172 m (564 ft) 41/41
Renoir towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 171.2 m (562 ft) 41/50 Tallest twin buildings in Argentina.
Blue and Green Diamond Miami Beach  United States 170 m (558 ft) 44/44
Tekstilkent Plaza Istanbul  Turkey 168 m (551 ft) 44/44
Jade Beach and Jade Ocean Sunny Isles Beach  United States 167 m (548 ft) 52/51
Tours Société Générale Paris  France 167 m (548 ft) 37/37 Tallest twin buildings in the European Union.
Selenium Twins Istanbul  Turkey 165 m (541 ft) 34/34
GA Twin Towers Mandaluyong  Philippines 165 m (541 ft) 30/30
Villa Serena Home Club Balneário Camboriú  Brazil 164 m (538 ft) 46/46 [4]
Mulieris towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 164 m (538 ft) 46/46
El Faro towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 160 m (525 ft) 46/46
Sky Towers Kiev  Ukraine 160 m (525 ft) 42/32 Tallest twin buildings in Ukraine.
HaArba'a Towers Tel Aviv-Yafa  Israel 160 m (525 ft) 38/34
Roppongi Hills Residences B and C Tokyo  Japan 159 m (522 ft) 43/43
Alon Towers Tel Aviv-Yafa  Israel 158 m (518 ft) 40/40
Sabanci Center Istanbul  Turkey 158 m (518 ft) 39/34
Trump Towers Istanbul Istanbul  Turkey 155 m (509 ft) 39/37
Deutsche Bank Twin Towers Frankfurt  Germany 155 m (509 ft) 40/38 Tallest twin buildings in Germany.
Residences of College Park Toronto  Canada 155 m (509 ft) 51/45
PSPF Towers[5][6] Dar Es Salaam  Tanzania 153 m (502 ft) 35/35 Tallest twin buildings in Africa.
WTC Colombo Colombo  Sri Lanka 152 m (499 ft) 40/40 Tallest twin buildings in Sri Lanka.
The Modern Fort Lee  United States 151 metres (495 ft) 47/47 Tallest twin buildings in New Jersey
Salcedo Park Twin Towers Makati  Philippines 151 m (495 ft) 45/45  
Centre Square Philadelphia  United States 150 m (492 ft) 40/32  
The Columns at Legazpi Village Makati  Philippines 150 m (492 ft) 41/41  
Roccabella Montreal  Canada 147 m (482 ft) 40/40  
JuBi Building The Hague  Netherlands 146 m (479 ft) 37/37 The buildings share a base building of 10 storeys.

One half of the building is clad with red bricks, the other with white bricks.

Headquarters of the Dutch Ministry of Justice (Justitie) and Ministry of the Interior (Binnenlandse Zaken).

Cantavil Premier Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 144 m (472 ft) 36/36
TAT Twin Towers Istanbul  Turkey 143 m (469 ft) 42/32
Koryo Hotel Pyongyang  North Korea 143 m (469 ft) 40/40 Tallest twin buildings in North Korea.
Uphill Court Istanbul  Turkey 143 m (469 ft) 42/32
Metrocity Millennium 2,3 Istanbul  Turkey 143 m (469 ft) 35/35
Mirabilia Towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 142 m (466 ft) 46/45
Empire Tower Colombo  Sri Lanka 142 m (466 ft) 37/35
Nile City Towers Cairo  Egypt 142 m (466 ft) 34/34 Tallest twin buildings in Egypt.
Yacht Towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 140.8 m (462 ft) 44/44
Alto Palermo Towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 140 m (459 ft) 35/35
TOBB Towers Ankara  Turkey 140 m (459 ft) 34/34
Veer Towers Las Vegas  United States 137 m (449 ft) 37/37 Tallest twin inclined buildings in the world.
Dolfines Guaraní Rosario  Argentina 136.5 m (448 ft) 42/42
Saigon Pearl Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 136 m (446 ft) 38/38
GS Towers Colombo  Sri Lanka 135 m (443 ft) 36/36
Insignia Towers Seattle  United States 134 m (440 ft) 41/41
Belgacom Towers Brussels  Belgium 134 m (440 ft) 28/28 Tallest twin buildings in Belgium.
Şişli TAT Center Istanbul  Turkey 130 m (427 ft) 26/26
Residencial del Bosque 1 Mexico City  Mexico 128 m (420 ft) 30/30 Tallest twin buildings in Mexico.
Kempinski Residences Astoria Istanbul  Turkey 127 m (417 ft) 27/27
Highlight Towers Munich  Germany 126 m (413 ft) 32/27
Enel Towers Naples  Italy 122 m (400 ft) 33/33 Tallest twin buildings in Italy.
Tours Mercuriales Paris  France 122 m (400 ft) 33/33
Harbor Towers Boston  United States 121 m (400 ft) 40/40
Alem Plaza and Catalinas Plaza Buenos Aires  Argentina 120 m (394 ft) 32/29
Royal Park Towers Kotte  Sri Lanka 120 m (394 ft) 25/25
Torres de Santa Cruz Santa Cruz de Tenerife  Spain 120 m (394 ft) 35/35 Tallest twin buildings in Spain.
Hung Vuong Plaza Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 120 m (394 ft) 29/29
Sky City Tower Hanoi  Vietnam 120 m (394 ft) 31/31
Bulnes and Ruggieri towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 120 m (394 ft) 37/37
Bosmal City Center Sarajevo  Bosnia and Herzegovina 118 m (387 ft) 34/34 Tallest twin buildings in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Saverio and Francesco Towers Naples  Italy 118 m (387 ft) 34/34
İşbank Tower 2,3 Istanbul  Turkey 118 m (387 ft) 36/36
Swissôtel Tallinn Tallinn  Estonia 117 m (384 ft) 31/28 Tallest twin buildings in Estonia.
Rosslyn Twin Towers Arlington  United States 116 m (381 ft) 31/31
Iceland Residencies Colombo  Sri Lanka 116 m (381 ft) 31/31
Oficinas en el Parque Torre 2 Monterrey  Mexico 115 m (377 ft) 28/24
Vincom Center Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 115 m (377 ft) 28/28
Casablanca Twin Center Casablanca  Morocco 115 m (377 ft) 28/28 Tallest twin buildings in Morocco.
Gate of Europe Madrid  Spain 115 m (377 ft) 26/26
Gemelos 26 Benidorm  Spain 114 m (374 ft) 33/33
Torres d'Oboe Benidorm  Spain 114 m (374 ft) 31/31
Saint Gabriel and Saint Raphael Towers Lisbon  Portugal 110 m (361 ft) 32/32 Tallest twin buildings in Portugal.
The Centaurus Residential Towers Islamabad  Pakistan 110 m (361 ft) 32/32
Ocean Club[7][8] Atlantic City  United States 360 ft (110 m) 34/34
Denver World Trade Center Denver  United States 109 m (358 ft) 28/29
Port of Spain International Waterfront Centre Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 108.8 m (357 ft) 27/27 Tallest twin buildings in Trinidad and Tobago.
Sky Office Tower Zagreb  Croatia 108 m (354 ft) 22/22 Tallest twin buildings in Croatia.
Plaza San Marco and Plaza Bucale towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 107 m (351 ft) 36/34
Caballito Nuevo I-II Buenos Aires  Argentina 106 m (348 ft) 35/35
Rabobank Bestuurscentrum Utrecht  Netherlands 105 m (344 ft) 27/27
Juan Felipe Ibarra Complex Santiago del Estero  Argentina 104.5 m (343 ft) 25/18
Residencial Islamar (Towers II and III) Benidorm  Spain 104 m (341 ft) 31/31
Centro Simon Bolivar Caracas  Venezuela 103 m (338 ft) 25/25
Ren Cen Towers 500 and 600 Detroit  United States 103 m (338 ft) 21/21
De Hoge Heren Rotterdam  Netherlands 102 m (335 ft) 34/34
Las Terrazas de Benidorm Benidorm  Spain 101 m (331 ft) 30/30
Gemelos 22 Benidorm  Spain 100 m (328 ft) 33/33
Canning Towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 100 m (328 ft) 31/31
River View Towers Buenos Aires  Argentina 100 m (328 ft) 31/31
Torri Garibaldi Milan  Italy 100 m (328 ft) 25/25
Deneys Reitz Sandton  South Africa 100 m (328 ft) 24/18 Tallest twin buildings in South Africa.
Torres de Manantiales Mar del Plata  Argentina 100 m (328 ft) 29/29

Proposed, under construction, or destroyed

The original World Trade Center in New York City pictured in March 2001, six months before they were destroyed.
Name City Country Height (max.) Floors (T1/T2) Status Notes
Thai Boon Roong Twin Towers Phnom Penh  Cambodia 560 m (1,837 ft) 133/133 Under construction Future world's tallest twin towers. Expected to be complete by 2025.
Twin Towers II New York City  United States 450 m (1,476 ft) 115/115 Never built Would have been the tallest twin buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
World Trade Center New York City  United States 417 m (1,368 ft) 110/110 Destroyed Destroyed on September 11, 2001
Three Sixty West Mumbai  India 372 m (1,220 ft) 53/85 Under construction [9]
Gateway Towers Gandhinagar  India 362 m (1,188 ft) 27/27 Under construction  
Rustomjee Crown Mumbai  India 337 m (1,106 ft) 75/75/75 Under construction  
Orchid Heights Mumbai  India 328 m (1,076 ft) 80/80 On-hold  
Hermitage Towers Paris  France 320 m (1,050 ft) 86/85 Proposed  
Lokhandwala Minerva Mumbai  India 310 m (1,017 ft) 85/85 Under construction  
Lamar Towers Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 310 m (1,017 ft) 73/73 Under construction  
Indonesia One Towers Jakarta  Indonesia 303 m (994 ft) 64/60 Under construction To be the tallest twin buildings in Indonesia
Sky link Mumbai  India 301 m (988 ft) 85/85 Approved  
Vida Za'abeel Dubai  United Arab Emirates 329 m (1,079 ft) 73/64 Proposed To be the tallest twin buildings in the Zabeel Park.
Broadway Corridor Twin Towers Portland  United States 296 m (971 ft) ??? Never built Would have been the tallest twin buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
India Bulls Sky Forest Tower Mumbai  India 276 m (906 ft) 80/60 Under construction  
Capital Towers Moscow  Russia 266 m (873 ft) 61/61/61 Under construction  
One Avighna Park Mumbai  India 260 m (853 ft) 64/64 Under construction  
NEB Towers Kotte  Sri Lanka 256 m (840 ft) 70/70 On hold  
The Destiny (Tower) Colombo  Sri Lanka 44/44 Under construction  
Oberoi Esquire Towers Mumbai  India 50/50/50 Under construction  
Bhoomi Celestia Mumbai  India 250 m (820 ft) 40/40 Under construction  
Queens Place Melbourne  Australia 249 m (817 ft) 79/79 Under construction When completed in 2020, the two nearly-identical skyscrapers will become the tallest twin buildings in Oceania.
The One HCMC Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 240 m (787 ft) 55/48 Under construction  
One Shangri-la Place Mandaluyong  Philippines 229 m (751 ft) 64/64 Under construction  
Vien Dong Meridian Da Nang  Vietnam 220 m (722 ft) 48/48 Under construction  
Karachi Financial Towers Karachi  Pakistan 215 m (705 ft) 45/45 Under construction  
Sanya Towers Amman  Jordan 200 m (656 ft) 50/50 Under construction  
Maestria Condominiums Montreal  Canada 198.5 m (651 ft) 58/55 Under construction When completed in 2023, the two nearly-identical skyscrapers will become the tallest twin buildings in Canada and the third tallest in North America.[10]
Gold Towers 42 Phnom Penh  Cambodia 192 m (630 ft) 42/42 Under construction  
Xinyanzhao Fortune Center Shijiazhuang  China 186.8 m (613 ft) 46/46 Under construction  
Vauxhall Square London  United Kingdom 168 m (551 ft) 49/49 Under construction  
Limketkai Hotel Cagayan de Oro  Philippines 159 m (522 ft) 36/19 Under construction  
Ocean View Residences Colombo  Sri Lanka 152 m (499 ft) 47/47 Under construction  
The Destiny Colombo  Sri Lanka 44/44 Under construction [11]
Swissotel Towers Guayaquil  Ecuador 145 m (476 ft) 40/40 Proposed  
Dawson Grand Colombo  Sri Lanka 140 m (459 ft) 42/42 Under construction  
James Monroe Building Richmond  United States 137 m (449 ft) 29 Partially built Originally proposed as a pair of buildings, but only one was built.
1120 Denny Way Seattle  United States 134 m (440 ft) 41/41 Under construction  

Buildings and structures with more than two identical columns

Name City Country Height (max.) No. of columns Floors (max./min.) Status Ref
The One Colombo  Sri Lanka 420 m (1,378 ft) 3 95/91/65 Under construction
Haeundae LCT The Sharp Busan  South Korea 411.6 m (1,350 ft) 3 101/85/85 Topped-out [12]
Rustomjee Crown Mumbai  India 337 m (1,106 ft) 3 75/75 Under construction
One Za'abeel Dubai  United Arab Emirates 330 m (1,083 ft) 3 90/70 Under construction  
Vietnam Financial Centre Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 285 m (935 ft) 5 48/48 Proposed  
Sorrento Hong Kong  China 256 m (840 ft) 5 81/73/71/69/67 Completed  
The Belcher's Hong Kong  China 227 m (745 ft) 6 63/63/63/63/63/61 Completed  
CityPlex Towers Tulsa  United States 197.5 m (648 ft) 3 60/30/20 Completed [13]
Marina Bay Sands Singapore  Singapore 195 m (640 ft) 3 55/55/55 Completed [14]
Flame Towers Baku  Azerbaijan 182 m (597 ft) 3 33/30/28 Completed  
The Bridge Phnom Penh  Cambodia 154 m (505 ft) 4 45/45/45/45 Completed  
Ren Cen Towers 100, 200, 300 and 400 Detroit  United States 159 m (522 ft) 4 39/39/39/39 Completed
Park Gate Residence (Wasl1) Dubai  United Arab Emirates   4 55/50/40/31 Under construction
Presidential Towers Chicago  United States 141 metres (463 ft) 4 49/49/49/49 Completed
Keells OnThree20 Colombo  Sri Lanka 3 37/37/37 Under construction
Malecon Center Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 122 m (400 ft) 3 31/31 Completed
The Centaurus Islamabad  Pakistan 110 m (361 ft) 3 32/32 Completed
Oberoi Esquire Towers Mumbai  India   3 50/50 Under construction
Abraj Al Lulu Seef  Bahrain   3 50/40 Completed
Havelock City Project Colombo  Sri Lanka   9 29/29/27/27/22/22/22/22/19 Phase 1 complete, other phases Under construction  
Mezza Residences Quezon City  Philippines 124.75 m (409.284777 ft) 4 38/38/38/38 Completed [15][16][17]

List by continent

The following list shows the tallest completed twin buildings located in each continent:

Continent Building Height Floor count Completed Country City
Asia Petronas Twin Towers 452 m (1,483 ft) 88/88 1996  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Europe City of Capitals 301 m (988 ft) 76/65 2009  Russia Moscow
North America Time Warner Center 229 m (751 ft) 55/55 2003  United States New York City
Oceania N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
South America Yachthouse Residence Club 280 m (919 ft) 81/81 2019  Brazil Balneário Camboriú
Africa PSPF Towers[18][6] 153 m (502 ft) 35/35 2014  Tanzania Dar Es Salaam
Antarctica Long Duration Balloon (LDB) Payload Preparation Buildings[19] 15 m (49 ft) - 2005[20]  Antarctica McMurdo Station

See also

Notes

  • A. ^ By pinnacle height (height to tip of antenna, in this case)

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