Two International Finance Center, Hong Kong View of Hong Kong’s Central district, from the Victoria Summit rocky, mountainous in character, the physical limits imposed by their own terrain make the actual buildable area of Hong Kong is generally scarce. The economic boom of the ’70s hit population growth and the need for new infrastructure. Traditionally, the urgency to meet these needs have been identified as a priority on the preservation of historical and architectural legacy of the city. It is for this reason that Hong Kong is a city that reinvents itself. Your profile is always evolving. Until recently, interest in preserving the architectural legacy has been no or rather weak. Normally, when a piece of land is revalued the old is torn down, leaving room for the new.Some buildings, like Murray House, an old colonial building category 1, located in an area now occupied by the new headquarters of Bank of China, was relocated to an area south of the island, in Stanley. Significantly increased level of awareness of Hong Kong regarding the preservation of its historical legacy, especially over the last decade. Proof of this are the various protests that took place in late 2006 against the demolition of the old Star Ferry. Today, the island of Hong Kong has become one of the world capitals of modern architecture. After the city of New York, Hong Kong is the second city in the world with the largest number of skyscrapers. Most of these skyscrapers are concentrated around the central district, particularly in the areas of Central, Admiralty and Wan Chai, and along the waterfront of Victoria Harbor Bay towards Causeway Bay. Four of the 15 tallest skyscrapers in the world are in Hong Kong.The skyline of Hong Kong has become one of the tourist attractions of the city. For this reason, the tourism department of Hong Kong organized a sound and light show in which many of the buildings that make up your profile. This show can be seen every day of the week from the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. By contrast, the Kowloon Peninsula, opposite Hong Kong Island, has fewer skyscrapers. Until 1998 the peninsula had severe restrictions Kownloon of headroom for the construction of skyscrapers and buildings. These restrictions came motivated by the location of the Kai Tak Airport within the peninsula itself. That same year, after the opening of new Hong Kong International Airport, also known as Chep Lap Kok, and the subsequent closure of the former Kai Tak Airport, those restrictions were lifted high.Are currently raising several new skyscrapers in Kowloon, including the International Commerce Center, which, when completed in 2010, will become the fourth tallest skyscraper in the world with 484 meters high. Panoramic view of Hong Kong from the bay

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