Largest, tallest, predominant or biggest, each and every city comprises one of these features as it’s natural or architectural property. With the change of era, the human world and society have become more advanced, technical and civilized. The architectural development has quadrupled in few years resulting in some tallest buildings worldwide. In Indian urban cities, there are many tall buildings that have been created in last few years, these lofty and lanky buildings, also known as skyscrapers have already become a landmark for each urbanized city. The majority of these skyscrapers are built in the city that never sleeps, Mumbai.
A building with 20 or more floors can be considered as a skyscraper. These skyscrapers are being used for both residential and commercial purpose. These buildings are the results of architectural and technological development. In India, we can find many skyscrapers with a maximum height of 300 meters, as according to the decision of supreme Court the utmost height of an Indian building should not be more than 300 meters. But there are some skyscrapers in India which exceed the height of 300 meters. Government grants special permission with installed disaster management systems to make these buildings.
15. Orchid Woods 3- 190 meters, 55 floors:
Located in one of the major city, Mumbai, Orchid Woods 3 has ranked itself in the 15th position of the top 15 tallest buildings list. The building was constructed in the year 2012 and since then it is being used as a residential property. The building is 623 feet tall and comprises 55 floors.
14. Orchid Woods 2- 190 meters, 55 floors:
Similar to Orchid Woods 3, Orchid Woods 2 is also located in Mumbai. It comprises 55 floors and the height of the building is 623 feet. Like Orchid Woods 3, this residential building was constructed in the year 2012.
13. Orchid Woods 1- 190 meters, 55 floors:
Located in Mumbai, Orchid Woods 1 was constructed in the year 2012. The height of the building is 623 feet and it comprises 55 floors. This building is used as residential property since 2012 and has ranked itself in no. 13 among the tallest skyscrapers list in India.
12. The Ruby- 191 meters, 40 floors:
The Ruby is located in the Senapati Bapat Marg, Mumbai and it was completely constructed in the year 2011. This 627 feet tall building comprises 40 floors which are being used for commercial purposes. This building holds the 12th rank in the list of tallest skyscrapers in India 2017.
11. Ashok Towers D- 193 meters, 49 floors:
This is another skyscraper of India which is built in the city Mumbai. Ashok Towers D was constructed in the year 2009. This 633 feet tall building comprises 49 floors which are being used for residential purpose.
10. Vivarea 1- 200 meters, 45 floors:
Vivarea 1 ranks no 10 in the list of tallest skyscrapers in India. This building is located in the busiest city of India, Mumbai. Vivarea 1 is constructed by K Raheja Corporation. This 656 feet tall building comprises 45 floors. The building was completed in 2012 and since then it is being used as residential property.
9. Kohinoor Square- 203 meters, 52 floors
Located in Shivaji Park Mumbai, Kohinoor square is the 9th tallest building in our country. It is being constructed by one of the famous builder, Kohinoor group. The height of the semi twin, the mixed-used building is 666 feet which are 203 meters. The building was being made for the purpose of commercial and residential use. Currently, some portions of the building are being used for the shopping mall and hotel premises and the rest are being used for residential purpose. Kohinoor Square is considered to be one of the luxurious and expensive skyscrapers of India. Reportedly, the construction cost was almost $350 million. The construction began in the year 2009 and completed in the year 2013. Kohinoor square is the first tallest skyscraper in India which has managed to achieve the gold rating in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for environmental sustainability.
8. Orchid Enclave- 210 meters, 52 floors
Located in Mumbai, this apartment is the 8th tallest building in our country. The height of the building is 210 meters. The building is being possessed by DB Realty. This is another luxuries project which comprises 52 floors with facilities like 5 car parking levels which have the capacity to hold almost 1000 cars, 3.4 acres garden space for recreational activities.
7. Lodha Bellissimo C- 222 meters, 53 floors:
This is another skyscraper which holds the 7th position in the list of the tallest skyscrapers of India. Lodha Bellissimo is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The height of the building is 728 feet and it comprises 53 floors. The building has the capacity to hold over the parking of 500 cars. The construction of the apartment began in the year 2006 and completed in the year 2012 and since then it is being used as residential property.
6. Lodha Bellissimo A&B- 222 meters, 53 floors:
This is the 6th tallest skyscraper of India. Located in Mumbai, Maharashtra This is another marvelous creation of Lodha group who is well known for making skyscrapers. Like Lodha Bellissimo C, this building is also 728 feet tall and comprises 53 floors. The apartment is being used for residential purpose from 2012.
5. World Crest- 223 meters, 57 floors:
World Crest is popularly known as ‘World One’. It is the 5th tallest building in our country, India. Located in Upper Worli, Maharashtra, the building was built by the Lodha group on the land of Srinivas mill. The height of the building is 732 feet and comprises 57 floors. The apartment is being used as a residential property from 2014. This is considered to be the tallest residential building in India. The construction cost of the building was almost $300 million.
4. Lodha Fiorenza- 225 meters, 62 floors:
This is one of the tallest skyscraper made by Lodha constructions. This duplex building is famous for its rich interior and simultaneously it offers a luxurious living. Located in Gurgaon, Mumbai the height of the building is 742 feet and it comprises 62 floors. Lodha Fiorenza is considered to be the biggest venture of Lodha constructions.
3. Ahuja Towers- 250 meters, 56 floors:
This residential property by Ahuja constructions was ranked as 168thin the list of tallest skyscrapers in Asia. This architectural property consists 72 apartments, 56 floors, and 9 elevators. The steel cum concrete property is 815 feet tall and located in Rajabhai Desai Marg, Mumbai. The building offers a beautiful sea view and offers a wide space for recreational activities.
2. Imperial Tower 2- 254 meters, 60 floors:
Imperial Tower is the 2nd tallest building in India. The majestic project is constructed by the company called Shapoorji Pallonji Pvt Ltd. The building is located in SP Mills Compound, Maharashtra. With the height of 840 feet, the building comprises 17 elevators and 60 floors. It is twin creation to imperial Tower 1. Globally Imperial Tower 1 & 2 ranks 258th in the tallest building list. In Asia, it holds the 135th spot in the list of tallest skyscrapers. The construction took almost 5 years to get completed.
1. Imperial Tower 1- 254 meters, 60 floors:
This building has achieved the top position in the list of tallest buildings in India. The residential property is constructed by Shapoorji Pallonji Pvt Ltd. Designed by the popular architect Hafeez contractor, this is one of the finest architectural property in India. This project was a part of slum and mill land development process. The construction took almost 5 years to get completed, the construction started in the year 2005 and ended in the year 2010. The ninth floor of the tower consists a landscaped podium which provides a recreational green space to the residents. Imperial Tower offers a luxurious living with all facilities to the residents. The height of the building is 840 feet and it comprises 60 floors. Located in M.P Mills Compound Tardeo, Maharashtra the building stands high as an antenna to kiss the sky.
The above list is of the top 15 tallest buildings in India 2017. Coincidentally, all the 15 tallest skyscrapers are located in the city Mumbai. Mumbai is known as one of the richest and busiest cities in India and now it is renowned for comprising the top 15 skyscrapers of India. Mumbai is a dream city of India as it has the glamor, glitter, wealth and luxury. Thus most the builders choose this city to make the luxurious high rising apartments. In India, we can witness the growing demand for high rising buildings in real estate market resulting some of the tallest skyscrapers in every few years.