International Commerce Centre, Kowloon, Hong Kong
The International Commerce Centre (‘ICC’) is a commercial skyscraper and the tallest building in Hong Kong at 484m (1,588ft) and is amongst the tallest buildings in the world. A mixed used development, ICC is home to the Elements Shopping Mall, the Ritz Carlton Hotel, which is currently the highest hotel in the world and over 80 floors of office space. ICC was built above the Kowloon MTR station and contains a bus station which provides links to Mainland China transportation. Construction works started in 2007 and ICC officially opened in the first quarter of 2011.
Aspect Asia’s client, Permasteelisa, was contracted for the design, supply and installation of the external façade system for the project. Permasteelisa’s scope of works included 142,400 m² (1.5 million sq ft) of curtain wall, glass wall, glass louvres, aluminium cladding, canopies and skylight system.
Aspect Asia’s Involvement
Aspect Asia provided commercial support to Permasteelisa in the form of a long-term Quantity Surveying secondment. Aspect Asia’s staff were primarily involved in managing the variation account, including the identification, measurement, pricing and documentation of all variations and assisted with the preparation and agreement of the final account.
Aspect Asia’s involvement enabled the ongoing identification, measurement and valuation of variations which facilitated the expedient settlement of the final account.