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Cheung Kong Centre

Identification

Cheung Kong Centre
Cheung Kong Center
120957

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
curtain wall
modernism

Usages

commercial office
residential condominium

Facts

  • Cheung Kong Center replaced a Hilton Hotel on this site.
  • The top floor is a private residence of Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong and chairman of developer Cheung Kong Holdings and is the only residential part of the building.
  • At night the building is illuminated by a computer-controlled fibre optic lighting system.
  • The elevators are equipped with plasma LCD television screens featuring the latest international and local financial news.
  • Locally the building is popularly called 2QRC.
  • On 11 June 2005, French skyscraper climber Alain Robert climbed the facade of this building bare-handed in about one hour. He called the climb "a five" on a scale of 1-10 in terms of difficulty.

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Location

2 Queen's Road
Central and Western
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
China

Technical Data

927.91 ft
153.83 ft
153.83 ft
62
5
1999
30
1,000

Involved Companies


construction company, consultant, developer, elevator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, fire protection engineering, landscape architect, lighting consultant, mechanical engineering, project management, quantity surveyor, real estate agent, structural engineering, tenant