International Commerce Centre (ICC) is located in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is the seventh phase development project of Union Square, Kowloon Station of Hong Kong MTR, and is wholly-owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties.
ICC is the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong. It adopts a new design concept, including cutting-edge commercial areas, luxury residences, modern retail, and two six-star hotels. It is not only a fashionable and top commercial area but also a living and entertainment place that citizens and tourists can easily reach.
ICC is located near the Kowloon Station on the MTR Airport Express and Tung Chung Lines. It is an important transportation hub and railway junction in the city center. From the International Commerce Centre, people can quickly reach commercial centers within and outside Hong Kong, including the booming Pearl River Delta region. Let's learn more interesting facts about the actual height of this skyscraper in Hong Kong.
Description of the International Commerce Centre Size
The International Commerce Centre is a 118-storey complex designed by the world-renowned architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF). The 118-storey tower includes office floors, a 360-degree viewing platform, and The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong. The building provides 2.5 million square feet of Grade A office buildings, with an area of about 35,000 square feet per floor, a net floor height of up to 2.85~3.15 meters, and advanced design and highly intelligent facilities. The top floors of the building house a six-star hotel with 312 rooms. In addition, the building has a public observation deck called "Sky100" on the 100th floor, allowing visitors to enjoy the view of Victoria Harbour and the sprawling city.
Height of the International Commerce Centre
As the highest building in Hong Kong, its usable floors have a horizontal height of 490 meters and an actual height of 484 meters (1,588 feet). The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong occupies the top 15 floors of the building, replacing the Park Hyatt in Shanghai World Financial Center as the world's tallest six-star hotel. It also features the world's highest swimming pool.
|Architectural Height||484 m (1,588 ft)|
|Observatory Height||100th floor, 387.8 m (1,272.3 ft)|
|Floor Area||274,064 sq m (2,950,000 sq ft)|
The International Commerce Centre was the 4th-tallest building in the world upon completion, but the title was not held for long. As of 2022, many newly constructed skyscrapers have surpassed it, and it is the 13th tallest building in the world and the 6th-tallest in China. As a signature icon of the Hong Kong skyline, ICC embodies a paradigm shift in high-rise buildings, reaching new heights in height, design, and engineering. The entire building is constructed with double-layer glass curtain walls, making full use of environmentally friendly natural lighting.