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Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank – HSBC Building
Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank HSBC Building Hong Kong HSBC Building

2 IFC Hong Kong
2 IFC Hong Kong 2 IFC tower 2 IFC Hong Kong skyscraper

The Peak
The Peak The Peak Hong Kong

Views of Hong Kong from The Peak
Hong Kong buildings HK view View from The Peak

Bank of China Tower
Bank of China Tower Bank of China Hong Kong Bank of China Tower photo Bank of China Tower HK

Jardine House
Jardine House Jardine House Hong Kong

Lippo Center
Lippo Center

Hong Kong Buildings – Photos © Andrew McRae

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Hong Kong Skyscrapers

Hong Kong Guide

Hong Kong Building

According to Emporis, there are 1,223 skyscrapers in Hong Kong (at the time of writing), which puts the city at the top of world rankings. It has more buildings taller than 500 feet (150 m) than any other city.

The high density and tall skyline of Hong Kong’s urban area is due to a lack of available sprawl space. The average distance from the harbour front to the steep hills of Hong Kong Island at 1.3 km (0.81 mi), much of it reclaimed land.

This lack of space causes demand for dense, high-rise offices and housing. Thirty-six of the world’s 100 tallest residential buildings are in Hong Kong. More people in Hong Kong live or work above the 14th floor than anywhere else on Earth, making it the world’s most vertical city.

As a result of the lack of space and demand for construction, few older buildings remain, and the city is becoming a centre for modern architecture. The International Commerce Centre (ICC), at 484 m (1,588 ft) high, is the tallest building in Hong Kong and the third tallest in the world, by height to roof measurement.

The tallest building prior to the ICC is Two International Finance Centre, at 415 m (1,362 ft) high. Other recognisable skyline features include the HSBC Headquarters Building, the triangular-topped Central Plaza with its pyramid-shaped spire, The Center with its night-time multi-coloured neon light show; A Symphony of Lights and I. M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower with its sharp, angular façade.

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