Asian Architecture Info

Highcliff

Address
41D Stubbs Road
Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. Hong Kong
Basic Information
Designed by DLN Architects & Engineers
Cost HK$1,500,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 72
Maximum height 828 feet/248 meters
Neighborhood: Mid-Levels
More Information
  • Passenger elevators: 3
  • Freight elevators: 1
  • Architecture firm: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers
  • At the time of its completion, this was the tallest apartment building in Hong Kong.
  • At the time of its completion, this was the tallest all-residential building in the world.
  • Because of the way this building moves in the wind, the cladding and glass is screwed on.
  • Because of the steep slope this building is built on, the main entrance is actually on the ninth floor.
  • A series of water tanks at the top of the building act as a passive mass dampener, reducing the amount of swaying in strong wind.
  • The top four residential floors of this building are single units, and include a steam room, sauna, a library, two jacuzis, four bedrooms, five bathrooms (one with separate his and hers toilets) and a maid's room.
  • 2006: Named Residential Development of the Year by the South China Morning Post/Harper's Bazaar StyleAwards