BLOG – Diagrams of Hong Kong’s Skyscrapers in Height Order 6


Our city has, by far, the highest number and density of skyscrapers in the world. It also beats New York to the same records in the category of ‘high-rises‘, which are defined slightly differently. As for the tallest, HK comes in 5th with the new ICC in Kowloon.

Skyscraperpage.com details 405 buildings in Hong Kong, ordered by official height. Click the image below to enlarge…

Hong Kong's Tallest Buildings

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Click for a chronological overview of HK’s rising buildings, which begins with Tsui Shing Lau temple, built in 1486 and concludes with Hysan Place, completed this year.

Finally, here is an interactive map of Hong Kong’s tallest buildings and a comparative diagram below…

Artist Wilson Shieh has a more creative, and feminine, take on HK’s skyscrapers…

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Finally, in a loosely related addendum, here is a video of some base jumpers leaping off IFC2 whilst it was under construction…