West Kowloon - ICC, Union Square, Kowloon Station

The West part of Kowloon was until recently not so well developed, and the was hardly any skyscrapers in Kowloon at all. But since 2010, Interntional Commerce Center (ICC) stands 484m tall as Hong Kong's tallest building. It has 108-118 floors depending on how you count. ICC is part of the huge Union Square project that also includes the Kowloon Station, residential skyscrapers such as complexes Sorrento, Cullinan and The Arch, the luxury Elements Mall and new roads. On the 100th floor of ICC we visited Sky100 on our last day in Hong Kong, the (entrance fee was about 180HK$). ICC was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. There is a Ritz-Carlton hotel on the 102-118th floor, and the shopping mall Elements is situated under the tower.

International Commerce Center (ICC) is Hong Kong's tallest building. It also has the tallest observation deck, Sky100, situated on the 100th floor. ICC was built in 2010, is situated on West Kowloon, has 118 floors and is 484m tall. It is part of the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex in West Kowloon and was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. There is a Ritz-Carlton hotel on the 102-118th floor, and the shopping mall Elements is situated under the tower. International Commerce Center (ICC) is Hong Kong's tallest building. It also has the tallest observation deck, Sky100, situated on the 100th floor. ICC was built in 2010, is situated on West Kowloon, has 108 floors and is 484m tall. It is part of the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex and was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. The ski slope looking base of International Commerce Center, that  is part of the Union Square complex. The top of ICC, the world's 4th tallest building by number of floors (108 floors, 2014). The Cullinan. These two 68-storey, 270m tall, towers are both HK:s tallest residential buildings. They are part of the Union Square complex and were completed in 2009, one year before ICC. The Arch from 2005, also part of Union Square complex. It has 65 floors. International Commerce Center, 484m tall, and The Cullinan, 270m tall, are part of the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex, where large skyscraper complexes where built in 2010. Union Square with Kowloon Station. Sorrento is a apartment tower complex with 5 skyscrapers, that  is part of the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex and was built in 2003. All towers differ in heights and the tallest one has 74 floors. Civic Square, the plaza in front of ICC. Civic Square, the plaza in front of ICC. Outside ICC, opposite Central. Views at the entrance to ICC towards Central, with taxis in the foreground. Views and typical red Hong Kong taxis at the entrance to ICC. The base of International Commerce Center The lobby of International Commerce Center. Elements, a luxury shopping mall in the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex,just below the 108-storey ICC. This is where the bus stopped when we came back to HK from Guangzhou. Hong_Kong_D12_094 Elements, a luxury shopping mall in the Union Square/Kowloon Station complex,just below the 108-storey ICC. This is where the bus stopped when we came back to HK from Guangzhou. Hong_Kong_D12_016 Hong_Kong_D12_017 Entrance to International Commerce Center The mall Elements right below International Commerce Center. Shopping mall Elements of ICC Entrance to Sky 100, from Elements shoppng mall. Entrance to Sky 100. Sky100_views_25 Sky100 elevator Sky100_views_28 Sky100_views_29 Sky100 observation deck on the 100th floor of International Commerce Cente. Sky100_views_31 Sky100_views_81 Sky100 observation deck on the 100th floor of International Commerce Center, 393m above sea level. Inside Sky100 Sky100_views_24 Sky 100 pano: HK Island, Victoria Harbour and part of Kowloon. Sky100_views_46 Hong Kong Island Sky100_views_48 Sky100_views_49 Sky100_views_35: Central Bank of China Tower, tallest 1990-92 Sky100 views: A highway tunnel under Victoria Harbour, towards, HK Island. Sky100 views: A highway tunnel under Victoria Harbour, towards, HK Island. Sky100_views_23 Shun Tak Centre and Macau ferry, Central Sky100_views_78 Victoria Peak Sky100_views_80 Sky100_views_72 Sky100_views_73 Sky100_views_71 Langham Place, Kowloon
Kowloon from Sky100 Sky100_views_60 Sky100_views_61 Sky100_views_62 ICC is currently the 7th tallest building in the world (2015). Sky100_views_64 Sky100_views_65 Victoria Harbour, Kowloon side Sky100_views_67 Sky100_views_68 Victoria Harbour Sky100_views_70 Sky100_views_45 Sky100_views_50 Sky100_views_51 Sky100_views_52 Sky100_views_53 Sky100_views_54 Sky100_views_55 Sky100_views_56 Sky100_views_57 Sky100_views_32 Peak Tower on Victoria Peak. Green Island, West of HK Island. Sky100_views_36: IFC and Victoria Peak Sky100_views_38 Kowloon and part of Central Culture Center, Kowloon Huge luxury cruising ships in Victoria Harbour, Kowloon, seen from Sky 100. Wan Chai seen from Sky 100. Kowloon and HK Island, seen from Sky 100.