Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Hongkong Land

Hongkong Land is a major listed property investment, management and development group.

The Group owns and manages more than 850,000 sq. m. of prime office and luxury retail property in key Asian cities, principally in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing and Jakarta. The Group also has a number of high quality residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects under development in cities across Greater China and Southeast Asia. In Singapore, its subsidiary, MCL Land, is a well-established residential developer.

Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is incorporated in Bermuda and has a standard listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. The Group’s assets and investments are managed from Hong Kong by Hongkong Land Limited. Hongkong Land is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

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Hongkong Land at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

2016 Conference Steering Meeting

16 May 2016, Event Report – Preparations for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 Conference are now significantly advancing…

CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver+ Sponsor

26-30 Oct 2015, Conference Sponsor – After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many…

Hongkong Land at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
2016 Conference Steering Meeting
16 May 2016, Hong Kong – Event Report
Preparations for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 Conference are now significantly advancing, following a Steering Committee meeting in Hong Kong.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver+ Sponsor
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Sponsor
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab Emirates) at 300 meters, and Eureka Tower (Melbourne, Australia), at 296 meters, were…

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Mark Borland

Mark Borland

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019
Singapore, Singapore

James Robinson

James Robinson

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2009
Hong Kong, China

CTBUH Resources Involving Hongkong Land

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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How can cities adapt the forms of tall building design to avoid homogeneous skylines?

Oct 2014 – Monthly Video Series
Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI

Beyond Icons: Developing Horizontally in the Vertical Realm

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
James Robinson, Hongkong Land Limited

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 11 - Q & A

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

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Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

Dec 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I
CTBUH Research

How Much Development Can a Rail Station Lead? A Case Study of Hong Kong

Jul 2018 – International Journal of High-rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 2
Charlie Qiuli Xue & Cong Sun, City University of Hong Kong

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV
CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

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Videos

How can cities adapt the forms of tall building design to avoid homogeneous skylines?
Oct 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Industry leaders answering this question include: Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI.
Beyond Icons: Developing Horizontally in the Vertical Realm
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; James Robinson, Hongkong Land Limited
If the horizontal growth of cities is considered unsustainable in terms of land use, infrastructure, energy use and pollution creation, then cities need to grow denser, and in many cases more vertical, to cope with the triple effects of global…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 11 - Q & A
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 11 Questions & Answers session with speakers James Robinson, Hongkong Land; Bashar Kayali, Al Ghurair Construction; and Sergio Valentini, JAHN.
Interview: James Robinson
18 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; James Robinson, Hongkong Land
James Robinson of Hongkong Land is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. James discusses the urban habitat of tall buildings.
Tall Buildings as International Investments
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Robert Pratt, Tishman Speyer Properties; Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Council; Timothy Johnson, CTBUH Chairman / NBBJ; James Robinson, Hongkong Land
The investment landscape for tall buildings varies considerably around the world, as was indicated by the diversity of perspectives in the panel “Tall Buildings as International Investments.” Mounib Hammoud, new CTBUH Trustee and CEO of Jeddah…
Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators
Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering “Skyscrapers of Tomorrow.” However, as these landmarks continually develop the ranks of “yesterday’s…
CTBUH 11th Annual Awards Dinner
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Dinner 2012
The 11th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe's iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago. The 2012 "Best Tall Building Overall" award went to Doha Tower in Doha, Qatar. The first Tall…
Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Lawrence D. Carbary, Industry Scientist; Dow Corning Corporation
This presentation discussed an advanced engineering evaluation using nonlinear analysis to improve structural silicone glazing (SSG) design in high performance curtain wall systems. High wind pressures often result in bulky SSG profile dimensions.…

Papers/Research

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
Dec 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I; CTBUH Research
The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’ or greater height leveled off at 143, after hitting an all-time record of 147 in…
How Much Development Can a Rail Station Lead? A Case Study of Hong Kong
Jul 2018 – International Journal of High-rise Buildings Volume 7 Number 2; Charlie Qiuli Xue & Cong Sun, City University of Hong Kong
Since the concept was first introduced in the 1970s, transit-oriented-development (TOD) has greatly expanded in East Asian cities such as Hong Kong. Rail stations are built together with clusters of residential–commercial towers and government…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…
Learning From 50 Years of Hong Kong Skybridges
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; James Robinson, Hongkong Land
Hongkong Land was instrumental in developing Hong Kong’s famous network of skybridges between buildings. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke to James Robinson, Executive Director of Hongkong Land about the past, present, and future of skybridges.
Beyond Icons: Developing Horizontally in the Vertical Realm
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; James Robinson, Hongkong Land Limited; Antony Wood, CTBUH
If the horizontal growth of cities is considered unsustainable in terms of land use, infrastructure, energy use and pollution creation, then cities need to grow denser, and in many cases more vertical, to cope with the triple effects of global…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Research
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab Emirates) at 300 meters, and Eureka Tower (Melbourne, Australia), at 296 meters, were…

Hongkong Land Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 21 Completed
300m+ Buildings None
Average Building Age 14 Years
Most Common Function office, 9 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 20 Buildings
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Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.