Times Square is a landmark luxury shopping centre and office tower complex in Causeway Bay. It consists of 83,700 m2 of retail space, and two office towers with 102,300 m2 of accommodation.
Times Square is considered the first of its kind, the first “vertical mall” in Hong Kong. Due to the high land price in Hong Kong, and the higher yield on retail property, Times Square departs from the common western model of the flat shopping mall. The space allocated to retail is configured over 9 storeys.
Construction of hand dug caissons and diaphragm walls as foundations and retaining structures respectively for the Time Square.
– Hang dug caissons: (a) 116 nos., (b) diameter 1.5m to 7m, (c) average depth 40m
– Diaphragm walls: (a) 1.2m thick, (b) excavation area 18,600m2