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Official World's 20 Tallest High-rise Buildings (Educational use)

This overview is the most accurate compilation of its kind and uses in-depth research results and reliable building information. It is based on data standards as outlined by the Emporis Standards Committee (ESC). This listing is verified and updated continuously and includes high-rise buildings which have been topped out, including those still under construction or on hold and whose occupiable height is devoted to hotel uses. The ranking is based entirely on the buildings' structural height. TV towers, masts, and other building types are not included.
# Building City Floors Height Year
1
Lomonosov Moscow State University Main Building Moscow 36 787 ft 1953
2
Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower Tokyo 50 668 ft 2008
3
Batumi Technological University Tower Batumi 35 656 ft 2012
4
The Clare at Water Tower Chicago 52 589 ft 2008
5
Cathedral of Learning Pittsburgh 42 535 ft 1936
6
Cathedral of Learning Ban Bang Sao Thong 39 522 ft -
7
JenTower Jena 30 474 ft 1973
8
Roosevelt University Wabash Tower Chicago 32 469 ft 2012
9
Guanghua Tower Shanghai 30 466 ft 2005
10
Centro Candido Mendes Rio de Janeiro 43 453 ft 1978
11
Yozemi Tower Tokyo 26 440 ft 2008
12
Kogakuin University, Shinjuku Building Tokyo 29 436 ft 1989
13
ITT Building New York City 35 433 ft 1928
14
Petek University Dormitory Ankara 27 427 ft 2014
15
Tokyo Medical and Dental University M&D Tower Tokyo 26 413 ft 2009
16
Josho Gakuen Umeda Campus Osaka 22 410 ft 2016
17
STEC Information Building Tokyo 28 405 ft 1992
18
Hosei University Boissonade Tower Tokyo 27 400 ft 2000
19
Rockefeller University Scholars Building New York City 37 397 ft 1988
20
University of Technology Sydney 33 394 ft 1978
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