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Bank of China Tower

General Information

Function / usage: Office building
Built: 1985 - 1990
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Central, Central and Western, Hong Kong, China, Asia
Address: 1 Garden Road / 2A Des Voeux Road
Coordinates: 22° 16' 45.00" N    114° 9' 41.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 315 m
height to antenna tip 369 m
number of floors (above ground) 70
office space 133 800 m²

Quantities

structural steel 13 800 t
concrete volume 40 900 m³

Materials

building structure composite steel-reinforced concrete

Participants

Architecture
Structural engineering
Contractor
Mechanical & electrical engineering

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Dupré, Judith Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Loventhal, New York (USA), ISBN 1884822452, 1996; pp. 104-105
  • Dupré, Judith & Smith, Adrian Skyscrapers (2nd edition), Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc., New York (USA), ISBN 1579127878, 2008; pp. 108-109
  • Picon, Antoine L'art de l'ingénieur, Éditions du Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France), ISBN 2858509115, 1997; pp. 73
  • Robertson, Leslie E. A Life in Structural Engineering,
  • Storey, Robert Hong Kong, Macau & Canton (7th edition), Lonely Planet Publications, Hawthorn (Australia), ISBN 0864422474, 1994; pp. 166
  • Suner, Bruno Ieoh Ming Pei, Éditions Hazan, Paris (France), ISBN 2850251763, 1988; pp. 143-148
  • Wiseman, Carter I. M. Pei (1st edition), Harry N. Abrams Inc., New York (USA), ISBN 0810937093, 1990; pp. 288-299
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000093
Created: 02/01/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014