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List of tallest buildings in Scandinavia

This list of tallest buildings in Scandinavia ranks skyscrapers in Denmark, Norway and Sweden that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on height to architectural top (i.e. heights measured from the level of the lowest, significant, open-air, pedestrian entrance to the top of the building, inclusive of spires).

Completed buildings

Name City Country Height Floors Year Notes
Turning Torso Malmö  Sweden 190 m (623 ft) 57 2005 Won the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2005[1]
Amtssygehuset i Herlev Herlev, Copenhagen  Denmark 120 m (394 ft) 25 1976 Tallest hospital
Scandic Victoria Tower Stockholm  Sweden 120 m (394 ft) 33 2011 Tallest hotel
Uppsala Cathedral Uppsala  Sweden 119 m (390 ft) 1435
Kista Science Tower Stockholm  Sweden 117 m (384 ft) 30 2003 Tallest office building
Oslo Plaza Oslo  Norway 117 m (384 ft) 37 1989
Postgirobygget Oslo  Norway 110 m (361 ft) 26 1975 Extended from 80 m to 110 m in 2003
Christiansborg Copenhagen  Denmark 106 m (348 ft) 1928
Stockholm Stadshus Stockholm  Sweden 106 m (348 ft) 1923
Rådhustårnet Copenhagen  Denmark 106 m (348 ft) 1905
Domus Vista Frederiksberg, Copenhagen  Denmark 102 m (335 ft) 30 1969
Gothia Towers Gothenburg  Sweden 100 m (328 ft) 30 2014
Nidarosdomen Trondheim  Norway 100 m (328 ft) 1070 [2]

Buildings approved or under construction

Name City Country Height Floors Year Notes
Light House Aarhus  Denmark 142 m (466 ft) Stalled, possibly cancelled, since December 2013[3]
Gasklockan Stockholm  Sweden 140 m (459 ft) To be finished 2018-2019
Kista Torn Stockholm  Sweden 120 m (394 ft) Under construction, to be finished 2015
Point Hyllie Malmö  Sweden 110 m (361 ft) 28 Under construction, topped-out 2015[4]
Bohrs Tårn Copenhagen  Denmark 100 m (328 ft) 29 Under construction, topped-out 2015[5]
Tallest buildings and structures in Scandinavia
Turning Torso
Scandic Victoria Tower
Herlev hospital
Uppsala Cathedral
Kista Science Tower
Oslo Plaza
Christiansborg Palace
Stockholm City Hall
Copenhagen City Hall
Domus Vista


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  • Emporis
  • Structurae
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