The Top 10 Tallest Buildings in India - The Sky is the Limit

Listed as one of the developed nations of the world in recent times, India is home to a number of buildings that seem to touch the sky. Mostly belonging to the metropolises of Mumbai, Chennai, as well as Kolkata, these buildings have been serving as major landmarks of their respective cities. Several buildings are still on their way up to a height that may surpass the ones that have been already completed, and this list is a compilation of those buildings that have been proposed, approved, as well as those which are on its way up amidst the clouds.

Ten Tallest Buildings in India:

1. Imperial 3, Mumbai

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The Imperial 3 has been proposed to be one of the first skyscrapers of the country to have an eco-friendly architectural design which shall lead to the achievement of the LEED Platinum rating by the Green Building Council for environmental sustainability. Architecturally attractive, this building is supposed to be capable of blocking excess heat gain and a system of automatic daylight dimming. In addition, the Imperial 3 shall also have sky gardens in order to withstand the wind. Another of its several unique features that will help in diminishing environmental destruction is its insulated glazing which is to be installed from head to toe. The construction of the ginormous Imperial 3 has been going on since the year 2016 and is expected to reach completion in 2025. Imperial 3 is going to be one of the "green" highest buildings in India.
Height: 396.2 meters, or, roughly 1300 feet.
Type of Building: Residential Condominium.
Number of Floors: A hundred and sixteen floors, with twelve of them being mechanical.
Location: Tardeo, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400034.

2. Three Sixty West Tower B, Mumbai

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Currently under construction, the majestic Three Sixty West is a skyscraper that is comprised of two individual towers, linked to each other by a podium situated on the ground level. While the first tower, namely the Tower A, is set to be a luxurious hotel, the latter, popularly referred to as the Tower B, shall be a network of private residencies. The podium shall be home to a number of ballrooms as well as restaurants, among other facilities. This skyscraper is also referred to by other names, including Oberoi Oasis Residential Tower, Worli Mixed Use Development Tower B, Skylark Tower Building, and Oberoi Oasis Tower B. The construction of the building began in the year 2011.
Height: 372 meters, or, about 1220 feet.
Type of Building: Residential
Number of Floors: Eighty-five floors.
Location: Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018.

3. Palais Royale, Mumbai

The first supertall skyscraper in the country to have been honoured as a leader of the Platinum rating by the Green Building Council, the magnificent Palais Royale has been under construction since 2008 and is expected to be completed by the year 2020. With a hundred and twenty apartments, spa, a cinema house, badminton court, cricket pitch, three swimming pools, as well as a football pitch, the floor area of the Palais Royale is about two thousand and three hundred meters.
Height: 320 meters, or 1050 feet, approximately.
Type of Building: Residential.
Number of Floors: Fifty-six floors.
Location: Shree Ram Mills Premises of Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018.

4. Namaste Tower Mumbai

A skyscraper that is set to have a number of uses, the glorious Namaste Tower shall be home to a lavish W Hotel with three hundred and eighty rooms, retail space, as well as an office. In keeping in with its architectural design which resembles the common greeting gesture with two hands that are clasped together, the building has been named Namaste Tower. The construction of this structure, which has been going on since the year 2011, is set to reach its completion by 2022.  Namaste Tower has been planned to be one of the highest buildings in India with a mixed land use. 
Height: 316 meters, or, about 1037 feet.
Type of Building: Both residential and commercial
Number of Floors: Sixty-three
Location: Senapati Bapat Marg, Gandhi Nagar, Upper Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013.

5. Brys Buzz, Greater Noida

Yet to reach completion, the construction of the Brys Buzz was started in the year 2014. At present, it is set to have around two hundred and ninety apartments, along with eight hundred parking spaces. In addition, it shall also be home to a number of facilities for its residents.
Height: 300 meters, or, roughly 984 feet.
Type of Building: Residential
Number of Floors: Eighty-three floors, with one below ground.
Location: SC-01, Sec 150, Sport City, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201310

6. Supernova Spira, Noida

Expected to reach completion in the year 2020, the Supernova Spira is a supertall skyscraper that shall be used for mixed purposes. The construction has been going on since 2012 and has achieved the honourable Gold rating from the reputed Green Building Council. Also known as the Spira as well as the Supertech Supernova, this structure is an important landmark of Noida.
Height: 300 meters, or 984 feet, approximately.
Type of Building: Residential as well as Commercial.
Number of Floors: Eighty floors.
Location: close to Amity University in Sector 94, Amarapalli Marg, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301.

7. Lokhandwala Minerva, Mumbai

Proposed to consist of two towers of the same height, the Lokhandwala Minerva has been under construction since the year 2010. Each tower shall be home to ten floors of parking spaces, two levels of World Class Amenities, five Podium Landscape Gardens with open roofs, a couple of banquet halls, two penthouses, and over sixty floors of residential spaces. The proposed project is set to reach completion by the last month of 2022.  
Height: 297 meters, or about 974 feet.
Type of Building: Residential.
Number of Floors: Ninety floors in each tower.
Location: Jivraj Ramji Boricha Marg, Adarsh Nagar, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013.

8. World View, Mumbai

With the majestic World Crest on one side and the World One on the other, the World View forms the center of the glorious trinity of the World Towers. The panoramic views of the sprawling Sea Link, the alluring cityscapes, as well as the lush Mahalaxmi Race Course only make this place all the more mesmerizing.
Height: 291 meters, or, roughly 955 feet.
Type of Building: Residential.
Number of Floors: Eighty-two floors.Location: Senapati Bapat Marg, ner Linear Park, Gandhi Nagar, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013.

9. Indiabulls Sky Suites, Mumbai

Having been under construction since the year 2010, the Indiabulls Sky Suites is also simply referred to as the Indiabulls Sky or the Indiabulls Sky Tower. The location of this skyscraper being in close proximity to the Willingdon Club as well as the Mahalaxmi Race Course makes it an appropriate place of stay. In addition, the Indian Sky Suites is also set to have a number of facilities, inclusive of a grand clubhouse, a jogging track, a food court, as well as a swimming pool, among many others.
Height: 291 meters, or 955 feet, approximately.
Type of Building: Residential.
Number of Floors: Seventy-five floors.
Location: 110, G M Maharaj Road, Gautam Nagar, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400012.

10. Indiabulls Sky Forest, Mumbai

Offering magnificent duplex apartments in the crowded city of Mumbai, the Indiabulls Sky Forest is an ambitious project that is yet to reach completion. The first residency is set to begin from the tenth floor, while the ones below them are to be used for other purposes. A fully stocked library, a swimming pool, a gymnasium and fitness center, a juice bar, a multipurpose indoor sports court, as well as a play area for little kids, are just some of the many facilities that this skyscraper shall be home to. The building has been under construction since the year 2010.
Height: 281 meters, or 922 feet.
Type of Building: Residential.
Number of Floors: Eighty floors.
Location: Jupiter 841, Senapati Bapat Marg, West Elphinstone Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013.
In addition to the buildings that have been mentioned in the list of tallest buildings in India, the ever-developing India is home to a plethora of other supertall skyscrapers. However, at one point or the other, they have been topped out structurally by other, more ambitious projects that are, at present, works in progress. The next time you are strolling through the streets of the metropolitan cities to experience an urbane sightseeing, make sure to stop by these buildings and take a look at the magnificent structures that they already are, or are on their way to be.

This post was published by Soumita Ghosh

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