Cheung Kong Center
Pelli, Cesar; Leo A. Daly Co.
Detail, brise soleil over "black" glass curtain wall; It is 68 stories tall with height of 283 m (928 ft) and a gross floor area of 1,260,000-square-foot (117,100 m2). The external walls are uniform glass panels each measuring 2.4 m x 2.1 m, giving occupants a 360-degree panoramic view over the entire city. The same panels are impregnated with an array of optical fiber which can be illuminated at night to display different messages according to the season. Tenants can customize an office plan, as there are no obstructing columns on the floor plan. Offices are all designed with the advanced raised floor system through which air-conditioning and an advanced fibre-optic network accessible to all tenants is ducted. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 5/16/2013)
Type of Workskyscraper; office building
architecture, business, commerce and trade, contemporary (1960 to present), Twentieth century
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