Mexico City Facts

150m+ Buildings 17 Completed5 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Torre Reforma (246 m)
Global Ranking #48 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #2 in Central America by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Mexico by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Torre Latinoamerica (1956)
Average Building Age 14 years
Most Common Function Office, 55%
Most Common Material Concrete, 45%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Torre Mitikah - 267 m
2   Torre Reforma 2016 246 m
3   Chapultepec Uno 2018 241 m
4   Torre BBVA Bancomer 2015 235 m
5   Torre Paradox 2017 234 m
6   Torre Mayor 2003 225 m
7   Torre Ejecutiva Pemex 1984 211 m
8   Torre Altus 1999 195 m
9   Torre Reforma Latino 2016 185 m
10   Torre Latinoamerica 1956 182 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Puerta Reforma - 336 m
2   Torre Alameda - 133 m
3   Reforma Hotel Tower - 110 m
4   R432 Residences by Buddha Bar - -
5   Impera Reforma 2018 -
  Proposed
1   Puerta Reforma - 336 m
2   Torre Mitikah - 267 m
3   Torre Reforma 2016 246 m
4   Chapultepec Uno 2018 241 m
5   Torre BBVA Bancomer 2015 235 m
6   Torre Paradox 2017 234 m
7   Torre Mayor 2003 225 m
8   Torre Ejecutiva Pemex 1984 211 m
9   Torre Altus 1999 195 m
10   Torre Reforma Latino 2016 185 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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Ecosystem-Driven Value Creation for Smarter, Digitalized Buildings
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Digitization is reshaping industries and driving the rise of new business models, with new ways of working and new entrants rewriting the rules in the media, leisure, and…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Grade A Office Space in Mexico City: Tight Sites and Shaky Ground
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Tom Wilcock, Marc Easton, William Algaard & Tabitha Tavolaro, Arup
In recent years Mexico City has seen a surge in tall building construction, concentrating around the new Central Business District on Paseo de la Reforma, and culminating…
An Innovative Braced Megaframe for Torre BBVA Bancomer in Mexico City
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II; William H. Algaard & Tom Wilcock, Arup
This paper discusses the design and delivery of an Eccentrically Braced Megaframe (EBMF) for a 52-story building currently under construction in Mexico City. The EBMF for…
Challenging Preconceptions of the High-Rise Typology
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The skyscraper was born over 100 years ago, when the elevator made it possible to have access to previously unimaginable levels of a building. This paper examines…

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