This list of the tallest residential buildings in the world ranks buildings whose occupiable height is at least 90 percent devoted toresidential use. Q1, located in Gold Coast, Australia, is the tallest residential building in the world. Several taller residential skyscrapers are planned, mostly in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tallest one will be Pentominium, currently under construction; upon its completion in 2014, it is expected to reach 516 metres (1,693 ft) and will become the world’s tallest residential building. Other notable residential skyscraper developments include DAMAC Heights and Marina 106. They were expected to become the second and the third tallest residential buildings in the world at 426 metres (1,398 ft) and 425 metres (1,394 ft) respectively; however, the construction of Marina 106 has been halted and DAMAC Heights has been downsized to 420 metres (1,380 ft) due to the financial crisis of 2007-2010. Princess Tower will become the tallest residential building in the world upon completion in late 2010, and will remain so until 2014 when it will be surpassed by Pentominium. Other residential skyscrapers includes The Marina Torch, 23 Marina, Elite Residence, and D1. Chicago Spire in Chicago, Illinois, which was expected to become the tallest residential building in the world at 610 metres (2,000 ft), has also been put on hold indefinitely because of thefinancial crisis of 2007-2010.
This list ranks completed and topped out residential buildings that stand at least 200 metres (656 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings.
This list contains residential buildings that are at least 200 metres (660 ft) in height and are either currently under construction or on-hold. It does not include completed, topped-out, approved or proposed skyscrapers.
- A. ^ Construction is currently on-hold due to lack of finances.
- B. ^ Topped out in 2010, expected completion in 2011.
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