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Union Square
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Height: Occupied
468.8 m / 1,538 ft
 
Height: To Tip
484 m / 1,588 ft
Height: Architectural
484 m / 1,588 ft
 
International Commerce Centre Outline
Tallest Building:
International Commerce Centre

Height: Observatory
387.8 m / 1,272 ft
Floors Above Ground
108
Floors Below Ground
4
# of Elevators
83
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
274,064 m² / 2,950,000 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
312
# of Parking Spaces
1,700

Facts & Figures

Official Name Union Square
Status Completed
Country China
City Hong Kong
Complex Function hotel / office / residential
# of Apartments 2,176
# of Hotel Rooms 312
# of Parking Spaces 2,989

Map of Buildings in Complex

NOTE: Only buildings that have GPS coordinates recorded are displayed.

 

Buildings in Complex

  Completed   Architecturally Topped Out   Structurally Topped Out   Under Construction   On Hold   Never Completed   Proposed   Vision   Demolished
ID #   Status Building Name City Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Completion Material Use
137 1   COM International Commerce Centre Hong Kong (CN) 484 1,588 108 2010 composite hotel / office
675 2   COM The Cullinan I Hong Kong (CN) 269.9 886 68 2008 concrete residential
676 2   COM The Cullinan II Hong Kong (CN) 269.9 886 68 2008 concrete residential / hotel
800 4   COM Sorrento 1 Hong Kong (CN) 256.4 841 75 2003 concrete residential
838 5   COM The Harbourside Hong Kong (CN) 251.2 824 73 2003 concrete residential
1041 6   COM Sorrento 2 Hong Kong (CN) 235.7 773 66 2003 concrete residential
1086 7   COM The Arch Hong Kong (CN) 231 758 65 2005 concrete residential
1284 8   COM Sorrento 3 Hong Kong (CN) 218 715 64 2003 concrete residential
1406 9   COM Sorrento 5 Hong Kong (CN) 212.1 696 62 2003 concrete residential
1560 10   COM Sorrento 6 Hong Kong (CN) 206.1 676 60 2003 concrete residential
10461 11   COM The Waterfront 1 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential
10462 11   COM The Waterfront 2 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential
10463 11   COM The Waterfront 3 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential
10464 11   COM The Waterfront 5 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential
10465 11   COM The Waterfront 6 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential
10466 11   COM The Waterfront 7 Hong Kong (CN) 142.5 467 46 2000 concrete residential

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal Paper

CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper

CTBUH / Nakheel Asia Tour Report
19-29 Apr 2007 – Tour Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Union Square

CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Against the backdrop of global economic crisis, 2008 witnessed the most successful year of skyscraper construction to date, with more skyscrapers constructed globally within a single year than ever…
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…
CTBUH / Nakheel Asia Tour Report
19-29 Apr 2007, Shanghai – Tour Report
CTBUH collaborated with the Dubai-based developer Nakheel and architects Woods Bagot to facilitate a 5-nation tour of seminal tall buildings in south-east Asia.
Discovering Asia, from Moscow
23 Apr-2 May 2009, Shanghai – Tour Report
Elena Shuvalova, the CTBUH Country Representative for Russia reports on the 4th Russian Intellectual Business.
International Commerce Centre Chosen as Featured Building
Jan 2011, Hong Kong – Featured Tall Building
Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination.
Hong Kong & Shenzhen Tour Report: Touring Two Tall Cities
22-23 Sep 2012, Hong Kong – Tour Report
Delegates from the Congress flew to Hong Kong to visit one of the tallest cities in the world. The second day included a side trip to Shenzhen, including a private tour of KK100.
Hong Kong Regional Tour Report
20 Sep 2014, Hong Kong – Tour Report
The tour began at Hong Kong’s One Island East, a 298-meter office building. After a day of activity and touring, the tour ended with an evening harbor cruise, on a Chinese junk.
Inaugural Steering Committee Meetings in All Three Cities
10-20 Jan 2016 – Event Report
Plans for the 2016 CTBUH Conference are now well underway, beginning with initial meetings of the Conference Steering Committee in all three cities.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Videos

ICC – Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Tony Tang, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

Skyscrapers in Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Eric Ma, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

CTF Guangzhou - Efficiency in Mixed-Use Supertall
19 Oct 2016 – Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

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Videos Related to Union Square

ICC – Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Tony Tang, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
Thursday October 20, 2016. Hong Kong, China. Tony Tang of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 6: Hong Kong Developments…
Skyscrapers in Hong Kong
20 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Eric Ma, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Thursday October 20, 2016. Hong Kong, China. Eric Ma of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 6: Hong Kong Developments
CTF Guangzhou - Efficiency in Mixed-Use Supertall
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Gaungzhou, China. Florence Chan of Kohn Pedersen Fox presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: "Guangzhou Developments" Since the…
From San Diego to Guangzhou: The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings
19 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; William Murray, Wordsearch
One of the keys to attracting buyers and tenants for a contemporary tall building is a succinct marketing strategy and a robust understanding of how to brand real estate…
CTBUH Video Interview – Andrew Nicholson
18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE
Andrew Nicholson of CBRE is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Andrew discusses the building management of the Shanghai Tower.
ICC Hong Kong: Exemplary Performance
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Patrick Leung, Sun Hung Kai Properties
The International Commerce Centre (ICC) is a landmark skyscraper located in Hong Kong. It is the tallest building in Hong Kong with office spaces, fine dining restaurants…
CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Dinner
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Dinner 2014
The 13th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe's iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago. The 13th Annual CTBUH…
Interview: International Commerce Centre
6 Nov 2014 – 2014 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Dakki Hui, Kai Shing Management Services Limited
Thursday, 6th November 2014. Chicago, USA. Dakki Hui, Senior Property and Facility Manager, Kai Shing Management Services, discusses International Commerce Centre, the…
Monthly Video: International Commerce Centre
6 Nov 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Dakki Hui, Kai Shing Management Services Limited
Thursday, 6th November 2014. Chicago, USA. Dakki Hui, Senior Property and Facility Manager, Kai Shing Management Services, discusses International Commerce Centre, the…
Tall Building Performance Award Management + Measurement = Performance: International Commerce Centre
6 Nov 2014 – CTBUH "13th Annual Awards"; Dakki Hui, Kai Shing Management Services Limited
At 98 percent occupancy, the International Commerce Centre houses some of the most prominent financial institutions in the world. The building is routinely recognized as…
Interview: Hong Kong's Role in the History of the Chinese Skyscraper
21 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; Christine Bruckner, AIA Hong Kong
Christine Bruckner of AIA Hong Kong is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Christine talks about Hong Kong and…
Interview: China's Future Tallest
20 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; David Malott, KPF
David Malott of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. David discusses two of China'…
Selling Tall: The Branding and Marketing of Tall Buildings
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; William Murray Wordsearch
Tall buildings are important brands – creating both value and recognition for the cities and countries that create them. We have a duty to ensure that the messaging,…
Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: From New York to Shanghai: A Lifetime of Tall
21 Oct 2010 – CTBUH "9th Annual Awards"; William Pedersen, KPF
William Pedersen, Partner, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Mr. Pedersen’s approach to design has been one that weds formal and technical originality with a modesty informed…
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
KPF has designed some of the most iconic tall buildings around the world, including the Shanghai World Financial Centre which won the CTBUH 2008 Best Tall Building Award…

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Research Papers

Highest Special-Purpose Spaces
29 Jul 2019 – CTBUH Journal Issue III

How Much Development Can a Rail Station Lead? A Case Study of Hong Kong
Jul 2018 – International Journal of High-rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 2

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

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Papers Related to Union Square

Highest Special-Purpose Spaces
29 Jul 2019 – CTBUH Journal Issue III
Since humans first began constructing tall buildings, history has been cluttered with claims of all manner of “highest” records. In this study, we examine those claims to…
How Much Development Can a Rail Station Lead? A Case Study of Hong Kong
Jul 2018 – International Journal of High-rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 2; Charlie Qiuli Xue & Cong Sun, City University of Hong Kong
Since the concept was first introduced in the 1970s, transit-oriented-development (TOD) has greatly expanded in East Asian cities such as Hong Kong. Rail stations are…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million…
ICC – Rising High for the Future of Hong Kong
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Tony Tang, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
Standing at 484 meters, Sun Hung Kai’s ICC is the tallest building in Hong Kong and currently the 7th tallest in the world. ICC does not only add to the stock of the tall…
ICC Hong Kong: Exemplary Performance
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; Patrick Leung & Howard Yeung, Sun Hung Kai Properties
The International Commerce Centre (ICC) is a landmark skyscraper located in Hong Kong. It is the tallest building in Hong Kong, with office spaces, fine dining…
International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong
13 Jan 2013 – Corporate Publication
As the tallest building in Hong Kong, the International Commerce Centre is an icon, not only for its scale, but also for its iconic ‘dragon tail’ feature at the base of…
The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally. Currently it has 239…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…
Case Study: Hong Kong International Commerce Centre
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue IV; David Malott, KPF
Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination: high-powered finance,…
Three Mega-Tall Buildings in Hong Kong: Central Plaza, Two International Finance Centre, and International Commerce Centre
Oct 2005 – CTBUH 2005 7th World Congress, New York; John W. K. Luk, Julia M.K. Lau & Tim M.T. Mak; Lau Sun Hung Kai Properties
The paper goes over Sun Hung Kai Properties Group as the developer/co-developer of three major tall building commercial complexes in Hong Kong: the Central Plaza, the…
The Foundation Design for Two Super High-Rise Buildings in Hong Kong
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; John Davies, James Lui, Jack Pappin, et al., Ove Arup & Partners
This paper examines the foundation design for the IFC Tower II and Union Square, 420 meters tall and 480 meters tall, respectively.
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue I; CTBUH Research
Against the backdrop of global economic crisis, 2008 witnessed the most successful year of skyscraper construction to date, with more skyscrapers constructed globally…

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