Hong Kong Engineering

International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong

General Information

Official Name: International Commerce Centre
Name of Complex: Union Square
Other Names: ICC 
Structure Type: Core and outrigger
Status: Completed
Country: China
City: Hong Kong
Street Address & Map: 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon
Height: To Top: 484m
  Architectural: 484m
  Occupied 468.8m
Tower GFA: 274,064 m^2
Floors Above Ground: 108
Floors Below Ground: 4
No. of Elevators: 83
No. of Hotel Rooms: 312
No. of Parking Spaces: 1700
Building Function: Hotel/Office
Structural Material: Composite
Proposed: 2000
Beginnng of Construction: 2002
Completion: 2010


Design and Construction

Developer: Sun Hung Kai Properties
Architect: Design: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates 
  Architect of Record: Wong & Ouyang
Structural Engineer: Design: Arup
  Peer Review: Leslie E. Robertson Associates
MEP Engineer: Design: J. Roger Preston
Project Manager: Harbour Vantage
Contractors: China State COntruction Engineering Corportation Sandield Building Contractors


Construction Information

Steel Tonnage: 27,000 tonnes (Structural Steel)
Steel Materials Specifications:  
Steel Materials Suppliers: KYH Steel
  Golik Holidings
  China Grand
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Steelwork Fabricators:  
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Internet Resources

Official Website: http://www.shkp-icc.com/website/Main.doUnion Square
Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Commerce_Centre
Arup: https://www.arup.com/projets/international-commerce-center-hong-kong
CTBUH: http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building/international-commerce-centre/137
CTBUH Techincal Papers: Three Mega-Tall Buildings in Hong Kong: Central Plaza, Two International Finance Centre, and International Commerce Centre http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/1757-three-mega-tall-buildings-in-hong-kong-central-plaza-two-international-finance-centre-and-international-commerce-centre.pdf
ICC - Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/2916-icc-rising-high-for-the-future-of-hong-kong.pdf
Case Study: Hong Kong International Commerce Centre http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/2916-icc-rising-high-for-the-future-of-hong-kong.pdf
ICC Hong Kong: Exemplary Performance http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/2405-icc-hong-kong-exemplary-performance.pdf
International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/2831-international-commerce-centre-hong-kong.pdf
Built Constructions Website: http://www.builtconstructions.in/OnlineMagazine/Bangalore/Pages/International-Commerce-Center,-Hong-Kong-784.aspx
Video Clips:  
Sun Hung Kai: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgleKSP33Pc&feature=youtu.be

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