Top High-rise Buildings of India

Lipika Pandey L

Introduction

Owing to the growth of construction in the urban cities, over the past 15-20 years the skyline of Indian cities has drastically changed. Regions that were dominated by low-rise residential compounds are currently spotted by the poshest skyscrapers, where probably the most extravagant individuals in the nation dwell. As per a rough estimate, Mumbai alone records more than 50 skyscrapers, trailed by 12 in Kolkata.

Top 15 Tallest Buildings of India

  1. Imperial III, Mumbai – Proposed as India’s first skyscraper having eco-friendly architectural design, Imperial III shall lead to Green Building Council’s LEED Platinum rating for environmental sustainability. 

Height: 396.2 meters.

Type of Building: Residential.

Number of Floors: 116 floors, with 12 mechanical ones.

IMPERAIL III_ © Holidify

  1. Thirty-Six West Tower B, Mumbai – It is currently under construction comprising two connected towers. Tower A is meant to be a luxurious hotel, while Tower B is for private residencies.

Height: 372 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 85 floors.

THIRTY-SIX WEST TOWER_ © Wikipedia

  1. Palais Royale, Mumbai – It is going to be India’s first-ever skyscraper with Green Building Council’s Platinum rating. The floor area is about 2300 sq. m. comprising of 120 apartments, 3 swimming pools, badminton and football court, spa and cinema hall as well. 

Height: 320 meters.

Type of Building: Residential.

Number of Floors: 56 floors.

PALAIS ROYALE_ © Wikipedia

  1. Namaste Tower, Mumbai – Namaste Tower has been planned to be one of the highest buildings in India with mixed land use. Planned to be one of the highest mixed-use buildings in India, Namaste Tower houses 380 rooms for retail as well as office space. It is designed to resemble the gesture of ‘Namaste’ with two hands clasped together.

Height: 316 meters.

Type of Building: Both residential and commercial

Number of Floors: 63 floors.

NAMASTE TOWER_ © Killa Design

  1. Brys Buzz, Greater Noida – Yet under construction, the building is estimated to have around 290 apartments and 800 parking lots, having numerous other facilities for its residents.

Height: 300 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 83 floors, with one below ground.

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  1. Supernova Spira, Greater Noida – This under construction super tall building is meant for the mixed-use purpose, having achieved a gold rating from Green Building Council. This is also known as Spira or Supertech Supernova, the structure being the landmark of Noida.

Height: 300 meters.

Type of Building: Residential and Commercial.

Number of Floors: 80 floors.

SUPERNOVA SPIRA_ © Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats

  1. World One, Mumbai – Developed by the Lodha Group and built on 7.1 hectares of the site, World One is among the tallest buildings in Mumbai.

Height: 280.2 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 76 floors. 

WORLD ONE_ © Lodha Group

  1. World View, Mumbai – Located in the same complex as World One and having 73 floors, World View becomes the second tallest tower in Mumbai at present. Being constructed over 5 years, it is a notable landmark of the city.

Height: 277.5 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 73 floors. 

WORLD VIEW_ © Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats

  1. The Park, Mumbai – Developed by Lodha Group over an area of 17.5 acres, the Park is a luxurious residential building home to several celebrities including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.  

Height: 268 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 78 floors each for 5 towers. 

THE PARK_ © 99 acres

  1. Nathani Heights, Mumbai – This residential skyscraper took over 8 years to complete, being built in among the busiest areas of Mumbai with 72 floors.

Height: 262 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 72 floors. 

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  1. Imperial I and II, Mumbai This building is constructed on erstwhile slum land, being home to many HNIs (High Net-worth Individuals). It was the first project designed by Hafeez Contractor having twin towers built for residential purposes in the country. 

Height: 256 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 60 floors each. 

IMPERIAL I and II_ © Wikipedia

  1. The 42, Kolkata – Located in Kolkata, the 42 is the tallest tower in east India. It is a residential skyscraper with 65-floors standing in the central business district of the city.

Height: 249 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 65 floors.

THE 42_ © Arabian Construction Company

  1. Ahuja Towers, Mumbai – This residential tower is also home to several celebrities including the start cricketer, Rohit Sharma. It is one of the premium projects with 55 floors of Ahuja Constructions in the vicinity. 

Height: 248 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 55 floors.

AHUJA TOWER_ © Quikr

  1. One Avighna Park, Mumbai – It is also a pre-certified Platinum Rating twin tower building from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), designed by Avighna India Ltd, having 61 floors and located in Lower Parel. It offers 3,4 and 5 BHK apartments to selected individuals.

Height: 247 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 61 floors.

ONE AVIGHNA PARK_ © Housing

  1. Cresent Bay, Mumbai – Developed by L&T Realty in collaboration with Omkar, it is an uber-premium project with a gated complex in Parel consisting of 6 residential towers.

Height: 239 meters.

Type of Building: Residential

Number of Floors: 62 floors.

CRESENT BAY_ © 99sqft

Introduction

Apart from the above-mentioned buildings, there are a plethora of supertall skyscrapers being under construction. At one point or the other, they have surpassed each other structurally, at present several other ambitious projects are in progress.

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