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Old September 23rd, 2010, 05:24 PM   #6961
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Why are HK skies so extraterrestrial looking?
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 05:26 PM   #6962
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Very nice. However, it seems that Shanghai gets for more innovative buildings, whereas HK gets more conventional ones.
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 05:29 PM   #6963
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 06:46 PM   #6964
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ICC really is at the center of Hong Kong.

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Old September 23rd, 2010, 06:57 PM   #6965
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 08:51 PM   #6966
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Old September 23rd, 2010, 10:08 PM   #6967
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Old September 25th, 2010, 10:49 AM   #6968
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Old September 28th, 2010, 05:39 PM   #6969
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Old September 28th, 2010, 06:07 PM   #6970
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The ICC floor heights really make the next door buildings look like they must have low ceilings.
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Old September 29th, 2010, 11:26 AM   #6971
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Hong Kong, Typhoon season.

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Old September 29th, 2010, 11:31 AM   #6972
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Gorgeous panorama.
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Old September 29th, 2010, 11:37 AM   #6973
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Gracias! I might propose it as a banner.
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Old September 29th, 2010, 07:19 PM   #6974
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Old September 30th, 2010, 01:20 AM   #6975
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The ICC floor heights really make the next door buildings look like they must have low ceilings.
They are residential and hotel towers, so they generally do. Probably about 8 or 9 feet, or around 2.5 meters. Office towers generally have ceilings at 10 -15 feet, depending on use, and mechanicals can be around 20 feet, I think.
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Old September 30th, 2010, 08:11 PM   #6976
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Old October 1st, 2010, 03:01 AM   #6977
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The ICC floor heights really make the next door buildings look like they must have low ceilings.
The new buildings, such as IFC and ICC, cater primarily for banks, who need high floors so they can fit a lot of technological features for trading floor setups.
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Old October 1st, 2010, 05:49 AM   #6978
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Ribarca thanks allot for those photos
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Old October 1st, 2010, 07:09 AM   #6979
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Ribarca thanks allot for those photos
You are welcome.

Especially this one cost me lots of efforts. It's quite a hike in the summer heat here. And I did it a few times to increase the chances of a clean sky.
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Old October 1st, 2010, 08:07 PM   #6980
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