Hong Kong Engineering

Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong

General Information

Official Name: Bank of China Tower
Other Names: Bank of China Hong Kong
Structure Type: Triangular truss in composite steel and reinforced concrete 
Status: Completed
Country: China
City: Hong Kong
Street Address & Map: 1 Garden Road, Central
Height: To Tip: 367.4m
  Architectural: 367.4m
  Occupied 288.3m
Tower GFA: 135,000 m^2
Floors Above Ground: 72
Floors Below Ground: 4
No. of Elevators: 9
No. of Parking Spaces: 370
Building Function: Office
Structural Material: Composite
Proposed: 1977
Beginnng of Construction: April 18, 1985
Completion: 1990


Design and Construction

Developer: Bank of China
Architect: Design: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
  Architect of Record: Kung & Lee Architects
Structural Engineer: Design: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
  Engineer of Record: Valentine, Laurie, and Davis
MEP Engineer: Design: Jaros, Baum & Bolles
  Engineer of Record: Associated Consulting Engineers
Quantity Surveyor: Rider Levett Bucknall
  Levett & Bailey Chartered Quantity Surveyors Ltd.
Project Manager: Sun Chung Building Management
Contractors: Hong Kong Construction (Holdings) Limited
  Kumagai Gumi


Construction Information

Steel Materials Suppliers: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation


Internet Resources

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_China_Tower_(Hong_Kong)
CTBUH: http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building/bank-of-china-tower/287
A proposal for the classification of structural systems of tall buildings http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0360132306001855/1-s2.0-S0360132306001855-main.pdf?_tid=af5bdcd4-82eb-11e7-b49c-00000aab0f6b&acdnat=1502933623_5a743c0ac7d3d1010d4cc52212d05854
Structural Design Integration:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnCcdExOuWM
TD Centre / Bank of China Tower  

About Us

CNERCEstablishment of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was approved by the State Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), People’s Republic of China on 12th October 2015.

Contact Information

Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Phase 8,
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Phone: (852) 3400-8451

Email: cnerc.steel@polyu.edu.hk