Design trends of tall building in Hong Kong
Author(s)Chung, William Wai-Ming, 1979-
Design trends for tall building in Hong Kong
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Jerome J. Connor.
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Hong Kong, located at the southern tip of China, is well known as one of the important financial capitals in Asia. As a result, high demand of space is required. With improving building technology, buildings in Hong Kong are reaching higher limits. This thesis presents an overview of design trends of tall building in Hong Kong from both architectural and structural perspectives. It also provides the design details of a few most famous and challenging structures in the past 20 years.
Thesis (M.Eng.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2003.Includes bibliographical references (leaf 37).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Civil and Environmental Engineering.