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International Commerce Center – Kowloon, HongKong

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Building: international commerce center                                                                                                Location: Kowloon, Hongkong, China                                                                                                      Completion: 2010                                                                                                                                    Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (design) Belt Collins & Associates (landscape) Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd.                                                                                                                                                                  Developer: Sun Hung Kai Properties                                                                                                        Structural engineer: Arup                                                                                                                               Main contractor: Sanfield Building Contractors Limited

AE interests: 118(112)-story building, 484m (1588ft), in 2010, it was the 4th tallest building in the world. In 2018, it is the world’s 11th tallest building by height and world’s fifth tallest building by the number of floors.

The main structural skeleton of the tower is formed from a high modulus, concrete inner core wall, steel and pre-stressed concrete outrigger structures and eight mega columns on the perimeter.

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Written by Yiwei Huang

October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

Posted in Built

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