The New Heart Of Hong Kong
Sold Out

The New Heart Of Hong Kong

$495.0
Login with M+ Membership account and enjoy 10%off Become an M+ Member
* Please select colour/size
M+ Shop Says
The New Heart of Hong Kong chronicles the development of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) and how what was originally just another office building is changing the way Hong Kong residents live, work, play and perceive West Kowloon as the new central business district.

From Governor David Wilson s 1989 policy address outlining a masterplan for a rail corridor linking a new airport to Central, to KPF s initial design sketches for what became a mixed-use engineering marvel, to case studies of those who have chosen West Kowloon as their office or home, The New Heart of Hong Kong illustrates how ICC challenges the old order of Central's dominance.

Product Information

產品資訊

The New Heart of Hong Kong chronicles the development of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) and how what was originally just another office building is changing the way Hong Kong residents live, work, play and perceive West Kowloon as the new central business district.

From Governor David Wilson s 1989 policy address outlining a masterplan for a rail corridor linking a new airport to Central, to KPF s initial design sketches for what became a mixed-use engineering marvel, to case studies of those who have chosen West Kowloon as their office or home, The New Heart of Hong Kong illustrates how ICC challenges the old order of Central's dominance.
Kowloon, or Nine Dragons, has historically been the Chinese flipside to Hong Kong's Central, where British traders first set up trading companies in the protected Victoria Harbour. After the relocation of Hong Kong International Airport from Kowloon Bay to Chek Lap Kok, the relaxation of building height restrictions allowed for skyscrapers to begin dominating Kowloon's skyline.

The New Heart of Hong Kong chronicles the development of the International Commerce Centre (ICC) and how what was originally just another office building is changing the way Hong Kong residents live, work, play and perceive West Kowloon as the new central business district.

From Governor David Wilson s 1989 policy address outlining a masterplan for a rail corridor linking a new airport to Central, to KPF s initial design sketches for what became a mixed-use engineering marvel, to case studies of those who have chosen West Kowloon as their office or home, The New Heart of Hong Kong illustrates how ICC challenges the old order of Central's dominance.

Format: HARDBACK, 216 pages
Dimensions: 27.9 x 27.9 x 2.79 cm
Language: English
Author: Rebecca Lo
Contributors: Joseph Giovanni , Edwin Heathcote
Publisher: ORO Editions, 2017
ISBN: 9781935935742
Where do you ship to?
Most items can be shipped worldwide.

Can I pick up at your store?
In-store pickup is available for non-custom products and free of charge.

When will I receive my order?
In most cases, local orders take 2-3 days while international orders take 3-5 days.

For details, please refer to our FAQs.