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Central Plaza

Identification

Central Plaza
中環廣場
120372

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
pile foundation
glass
curtain wall
light gray
blue
dark yellow
postmodernism

Usage

commercial office

Facts

  • The tallest building in Hong Kong until completion of Two International Finance Centre.
  • The tower mast is 102m tall, although some of the mast is not exposed.
  • Was the tallest building in Asia from 1992 until Shun Hing Square was built in 1996.
  • World's tallest reinforced concrete building until the completion of CITIC Plaza in Guangzhou.
  • Phase 3: 46-tower top, completed August 1992.
  • Land cost was triple construction cost.
  • Designed for 8,000 people - 6,000 working.
  • Phase 1: B3-27, completed October 1991.
  • The skydeck on the 44th floor was closed to the public after Septermber 11th, 2001, due to security concerns.
  • It was the second building outside the United States to break the 1000 foot mark. That also means it was the tallest outside America from its completion year, 1992, through the completion year of Shun Hing Square, 1996.
  • There are 39 columns on every typical floor.
  • Site area is 7,230 m².
  • This building is one of 18 buildings involved in the Hong Kong Tourism Commission's Victoria Harbour Lighting Plan.
  • Took the tallest building in HK title away from the Bank of China Tower when completed in 1992.
  • The highest floor with the pyramidal atrium is the world's highest church.
  • Phase 2: 28-45, completed February 1992.

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Location

18 Harbour Road
China

Technical Data

1,227.03 ft
1,227.03 ft
1,013.78 ft
980.97 ft
78
3
1989
1992
11.81 ft
39
$141,000,000

Involved Companies

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Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

construction company, consultant, developer, elevator supplier, facade supplier, geotechnical engineering, lighting consultant, lighting installation, quantity surveyor, real estate agent, wind surveyor

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Ornamental illumination is installed