Mumbai Facts

Population 13,830,884 (2011)
Area 603 km² • 233 mi²
150m+ Buildings 30 Completed45 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 6 Under Constr.
Tallest Building The Imperial II (256 m)
Global Ranking #34 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #22 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in India by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building MVRDC (1970)
Average Building Age 7 years
Most Common Function Residential, 89%
Most Common Material Concrete, 95%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   World One 2018 442 m
2   Three Sixty West Tower B - 361 m
3   Palais Royale - 320 m
4   Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B 2018 320 m
5   Lokhandwala Minerva - 307 m
6   Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A 2018 300 m
7   World View - 291 m
8   Indiabulls Sky Suites - 291 m
9   Indiabulls Sky Forest - 281 m
10   Omkar 1973 Worli Tower C 2018 280 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   World One 2018 442 m
2   Three Sixty West Tower B - 361 m
3   Imperial 3 - 355 m
4   Palais Royale - 320 m
5   Omkar 1973 Worli Tower B 2018 320 m
6   Lokhandwala Minerva - 307 m
7   Omkar 1973 Worli Tower A 2018 300 m
8   HBS Skylink - 300 m
9   World View - 291 m
10   Indiabulls Sky Suites - 291 m
  Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH India: Fire and Life Safety in Tall Buildings
22 Jul 2016 – Event Invite

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tour
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Invite

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Mumbai

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
Draft Code Technical Discussion Held by CTBUH India
11 Apr 2015, Mumbai – Event Report
CTBUH India organized a half-day technical discussion on the draft code with twenty-one prominent practicing structural engineers discussing it's theoretical background
CTBUH Presents Keynote at Mumbai Awards Event
12 Oct 2012, Mumbai – Event Report
Speaking to the CW Architects and Builders Awards, Public Affairs Manager Kevin Brass addressed the latest trends in the industry and challenges facing future development.
CBM Engineers and Sterling Engineering Present on Palais Royale Tower
21 Sep 2012 – Conference Video & PPT
India, with its relatively young tall building industry, is now beginning to experiment with the supertall, a handful of which are now under construction in Mumbai. The first of these scheduled to…
CTBUH India: High-rise Building Technology
14 Jan 2012, New Delhi – Event Report
CTBUH Chairman Timothy Johnson, of NBBJ, and CTBUH Advisory Group Member Ahmad Abdelrazaq, of Samsung, recently spoke at a CTBUH seminar on building technology.
2010 Mumbai Conference Report
Feb 2011, Mumbai – CTBUH Publication
The Mumbai Post Conference Review celebrates some of the best moments of the 2010 Mumbai Conference. The report summarizes and profiles a number of the many memorable messages.
2009-2010 Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai – Final Review
30 Apr 2010, Chicago – Event Report
The completion of an intense semester of work for the students and tutors involved in the CTBUH-IIT advanced architectural studio was marked by the final reviews.
The Remaking of Mumbai Field Visit
26 Jan-7 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
With the support from the CTBUH and RoMF, twelve advanced architectural students from the IIT left the cold winter of Chicago for a two week visit to the project site, in the C-ward.
2010 Mumbai World Conference: Remaking Sustainable Cities
3-5 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Conference Report
Rapid urbanization of developing countries such as India and China over the past decade have resulted in almost 200,000 people migrating from rural to urban regions every day.
C - Ward
4 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
The C Ward of Mumbai consists of some of the oldest localities of the city. These areas have been urbanized since the past 100 years and accommodate a large population.
Palais Royale
4 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
Located in Worli, Mumbai, Palais Royale is a first-of-its-kind residential project by Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd : it is India’s first and largest green residential building.
Kanchanjunga Apartment Tower
4 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
In Mumbai, a building has to be oriented east-west to catch prevailing sea breezes and to open up the best views of the city.
Dharavi
4 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
India’s largest slum, Dharavi, lies on prime property right in the middle of India's financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay). It is home to more than a million people.
South Mumbai Cultural Tour
4 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Tour Report
Mumbai, a melting pot of cultures, pulsates with activity. India’s financial powerhouse and also the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai dazzles the visitor.
Mumbai 2010: Conference Dinner
3 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Event Report
The Conference Dinner was held in the evening after the first day’s proceedings, and took place amidst the lovely ambiance of the terraced garden of the Renaissance Hotel and Conference
Trustees Meeting 2010, Mumbai
2 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Event Report
The 2010 annual Trustees meeting took place prior to the CTBUH 2010 World Conference Mumbai, in the same venue as the conference, the Renaissance Hotel Mumbai.
Mumbai 2010: Welcome / VIP Reception
2 Feb 2010, Mumbai – Event Report
Amidst the spectacular setting of the Renaissance Hotel’s upper garden terrace, the Welcome/VIP Reception took place the evening before the conference.
Promotional Tour for Mumbai Conference
Dec 2009, Mumbai – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood undertook a promotional tour of India for the Mumbai conference. The tour took in Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune.
Antony Wood Presents at ET Think Turf Round-table Discussion
1 Dec 2009 – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood participates in a round table discussion at the Times of India headquarters in Mumbai, India to promote the 2010 Mumbai Conference (3-5th February 2010) and…
Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai - Final Reviews
7 May 2009, Chicago – Event Report
The culmination of a semester of intense work for the students and tutors involved in the CTBUH-IIT ‘Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai’ advanced architectural studio.
IIT and University of Nottingham Design Collaboration
Mar 2009, Chicago – Event Report
Students from the University of Nottingham recently visited Chicago as part of a tall building design studio collaboration with the ‘Remaking of Mumbai’ studio at IIT.
The Remaking of Mumbai, Tour
1-11 Feb 2009, Mumbai – Tour Report
Ten advanced architectural students from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Prof. Antony Wood to engage in the urban issues of the C-ward district of Mumbai.

Global News

WOHA’s 10-Tower Cuffe Parade to Complete by 2018
21 Mar 2014 – Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA has lent…

Mumbai High-Rise Fire Kills Seven, Exposes Wide Safety Issues
16 Dec 2013 – A massive fire in the 26-story Mont Blanc tower in…

Video: Palais Royale Documentary
18 Apr 2013 – The team behind India's future tallest building…

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WOHA’s 10-Tower Cuffe Parade to Complete by 2018
21 Mar 2014
Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA has lent its unique brand of sky greenery to a new project in Mumbai, the New Cuffe Parade, consisting of ten 64-story residential…
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Mumbai High-Rise Fire Kills Seven, Exposes Wide Safety Issues
16 Dec 2013
A massive fire in the 26-story Mont Blanc tower in Kemps Corner, an upscale section of Mumbai, has killed seven residents and injured at least as many firefighters. The…
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Video: Palais Royale Documentary
18 Apr 2013
The team behind India's future tallest building, the Palais Royale in Mumbai, is featured in this 15-minute documentary. The 320-meter (1,050-foot) building is the nation…
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Namaste Tower on Track
6 Mar 2013
The henna-inspired skyscraper under construction in Mumbai is on track to reach completion by 2015, eVolo reports in an article featuring the tower. The WS Atkins-…

Videos

Interview: Daniel Jones
26 Oct 2015 – Daniel Jones, DB Realty

Interview: Raman Sapru
26 Oct 2015 – Raman Sapru, Omkar

The Design and Construction of the Palais Royale, Mumbai, India
21 Sep 2012 – Joseph Colaco, CBM Engineers India; Girish Dravid, Sterling Engineering

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Interview: Daniel Jones
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Daniel Jones, DB Realty
Daniel Jones of DB Realty is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Daniel discusses development in India.
Interview: Raman Sapru
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Raman Sapru, Omkar
Raman Sapru of Omkar is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Raman discusses the recent developments of…
The Design and Construction of the Palais Royale, Mumbai, India
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Joseph Colaco, CBM Engineers India; Girish Dravid, Sterling Engineering
India, with its relatively young tall building industry, is now beginning to experiment with the supertall, a handful of which are now under construction in Mumbai. The…
Transit Management - Beyond the Individual Building
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; John Mizon, Schindler Ltd.
At CTBUH, Mumbai in February 2010 a new holistic approach to the planning and subsequent management of the transportation of building occupants was presented. Transit…
Iconic, Luxurious, Supertall, Safe, Sustainable (and Conventional)
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; William J. Faschan, Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Prior to 2009, high-rise residential towers in Mumbai mostly comprised the extrusion of mid-rise typologies to their maximum limit at approximately 50-55 storeys.…
High Rise SKY Towers, Mumbai - Construction Challenges
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Amitabh Kumar, Indiabulls Real Estate Limited
Sky Towers consists of four high rises - Sky, Sky Forest (Twin Towers) and SKY Suites, 257 to 300+ meters height, under construction in Mumbai, India with area of about 8…
Integrated Approach to Slum Redevelopment
4 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Abis Rizvi, Rizvi Group
About 60 percent of Mumbai's population of 12 million are classified as urban poor and live in slums. A public-private partnership redevelopment model is being worked in…
Community as Partners in Urban Redevelopment
4 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Gautam Chatterjee, Mumbai Housing and Area Development Authority & Dharavi Redevelopment Project
The Dharavi Redevelopment project, under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority, is an attempt to convert a large informal settlement into an integrated township and its…
Remaking of The C-Ward
4 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Lalit Gandhi & Mayank Gandhi, Remaking of Mumbai Federation
This presentation emphasizes the clear strategy of rebuilding the inner city of Mumbai on self financing basis vide cluster approach. A CPMC (City Planning and Monitoring…
The Re-making of Mumbai: Search for an Appropriate Skyscraper Response
4 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Antony Wood, CTBUH
In the early part of 2009, twelve students from the Illinois Institute of Technology, under the tutelage of Professor Antony Wood and working together with the Remaking…
The Re-making of Mumbai in the Sustainable Age
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Shri Ratnaker Gaikwad, Mumbai Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency
India, along with China, is widely recognized as one of the largest emerging / developing markets in the world. Indian cities are witnessing massive growth and enormous…
Design and Construction of Taller Towers in India
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Joseph Colaco, CBM Engineers
Over the last 10 years, India has seen the growth of ever taller buildings. The main growth center has been Mumbai, but taller structures are also being built in Gurgaon…
Decentralizing Cities: Lavasa City
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Ajit Gulabchand, Lavasa City
India has the second largest urban system in the world with 310 million living in 5161 cities and towns. Most Indian cities today are reeling under problems of…
India: High Rise & High Density
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Charles Correa Charles Correa Architects, Mumbai
Charles Correa, perhaps more than any other Indian architect, has devoted a life’s work to exploring appropriate architectural responses for Indian buildings that work to…
The Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age
3 Dec 2009 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Antony Wood, CTBUH
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood gives a presentation in Pune, India to promote the 2010 Mumbai Conference (3-5th February 2010) and present the intentions behind the…
ET Think Turf Round-table Discussion
1 Dec 2009 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Antony Wood, CTBUH
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood participates in a round table discussion at the Times of India headquarters in Mumbai, India to promote the 2010 Mumbai Conference (3…
The Remaking of Mumbai in the Sustainable Age
23 Oct 2009 – Presentation at CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference; Ramana Rachaprolu, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
India, along with China, is widely recognized as one of the largest emerging / developing markets in the world. Indian cities are witnessing massive growth and enormous…
Addressing India’s Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
3 Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Peter Weingarten, FX Fowle
Sudhir Jambhekar and Peter Weingarten, FXFowle, discussed Mumbai’s proposed 60-story world-class hotel, retail and residential tower (India Tower) to illustrate the…

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Research Papers

Sustainable (Vertical) Urbanism, Grounded - Three Case Studies
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Transport and the Megacity: Improving Vitality with Connectivity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Changing Market Forces and Their Impacts on Tall Building Planning and Design: A Case Study
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Sustainable (Vertical) Urbanism, Grounded - Three Case Studies
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jay Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Tall buildings in an urban context are not neutral: their presence is amplified by large populations; the consolidation of real estate; contrast with adjacent streets,…
Transport and the Megacity: Improving Vitality with Connectivity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; John Prevc, Make Architects
The world’s urban population already accounts for more than half of the total population and is predicted to rise to 66% by 2050. Given that the majority of these urban…
Changing Market Forces and Their Impacts on Tall Building Planning and Design: A Case Study
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Ro Shroff, CallisonRTKL
This paper articulates how changing market conditions and other variables impact the design process for tall buildings in general and a 355m tall luxury residential tower…
The SocialScraper
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Carlos Gomez, CRG Architects
Future projects should be adapted to local needs and requirements where they are to be built, using appropriate materials and construction systems for each location. We…
Ecosystem-Driven Value Creation for Smarter, Digitalized Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jukka Salmikuukka, Tomio Pihkala & Samu Salmelin, KONE;
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…
Preventing Mega Disasters in Megacities - Code & Construction Challenges in the Indian Subcontinent
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Steven Baldridge & Anantha Chittur, Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc.
Located adjacent to China, the Indian Subcontinent is also experiencing amazing concentrated urban growth facilitated in part by high-rise commercial and residential…
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…
Ambitious Mumbai Project – Cluster Development for large scale Redevelopment of Urban Habitat
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Abbas Master & Girish Dravid, Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust
Urban decay is plaguing a majority of the world’s great cities. These cities, established at the turn of 20th century, have buildings and the accompanying infrastructure…
Successful Sky Life
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Paul Scott, Make
There is no doubt more tall buildings are required to accommodate global population growth. However, the taller a building, the greater the disconnect between occupants…
Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
Without big dreams, there would be no tall buildings. Conceiving, financing, designing, and constructing a skyscraper is no simple feat, even under the best of conditions…
Psycho-Analysis of Tall Building Habitants in Mumbai
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Vinda Dravid, Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services
India is poised to embrace high-rise buildings as it leaves behind traditional low-rises to make room for the growing population. Due to the re-development boom, a…
For Everyone a Sky Garden
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
A key principle of Moshe Safdie’s work over the last four decades has been to develop livable collective spaces within dense urban environments. This paper shares both…
The Design and Construction of the Palais Royale, Mumbai
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Joseph Colaco, CBM Engineers; Girish Dravid, Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services; Vikas Kasliwal, Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure
This paper describes the design and construction of the Palais Royale Residential Tower in downtown Mumbai, India (the tower is 325 m. tall from the bottom of the raft to…
High Rise SKY Towers, Mumbai - Construction Challenges
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Amitabh Kumar & Amit Singhai, Indiabulls Real Estate Limited
Sky Towers consists of four high rises - Sky, Sky Forest (Twin Towers) and SKY Suites, 257 to 300+ meters height, under construction in Mumbai, India with area of about 8…
The Remaking of Mumbai (II) A CTBUH–IIT Educational Design Studio
Nov 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue IV; Antony Wood, CTBUH
The CTBUH–IIT 2010 spring semester student design project undertaken between January and May 2010 was a continuation of the 2009 studio, thanks to the continued…
The Remaking of Mumbai: A CTBUH-IIT Collaborative Architectural Design Studio
Feb 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I; Antony Wood, CTBUH
The five towers rise up from the urban plane, connected by a sinuous, landscaped bridge that starts at the ground and works its way up, around and between the towers,…
Addressing India’s Local Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Pete Weingarten, Fox & Fowle Architects
In developing countries, places where builders are routinely confronted with challenges inherent to poor infrastructure, obstacles effecting constructability, and a lack…
Asian Urban Futures
11 Feb 2000 – Architecture and Identity; Chris Abel, University of Sydney
Chris Abel writes on the development of the future Asian megacities and their urban landscapes.

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