Hong Kong is currently at the forefront of modern architecture. The country has a skyscraper line that exceeds 7600 buildings and is considered one of the urban centers with the best contemporary architecture in the world.
For the construction of the building they used a structure supported by concrete pillars with reinforcement of steel. These become smaller as they ascend to the top.
It was designed by Leoh Ming Pei, who not only found inspiration in bamboo shoots, but also by Feng Shui, which means “wind and water”, as well as “science and art.
Because the building is made up of various prisms, the upper interiors of each module has sloping ceilings, high-rise lights and transparent ceilings, which allows natural light to enter.
The architectural style of the building is late modernism. Mainly glass and steel were used for its construction.
This is the tallest hotel in the world and the second tallest building in China just behind of Shanghai World Financial. It belongs to the Union Square complex, named Union Square Phase.
A fundamental element in the design of the building was to maximize the panoramic views. To achieve this, a very small perimeter structure with 8 mega-columns and small secondary columns was used in the building’s design and construction.
The multimedia show of Symphony of Lights in Hong Kong has been listed by Guinness World as the largest permanent lights and sound show in the world.
Walnut sauce is served raw and if it’s heated it might turn sour.