The One Island East that located in Hong Kong was designed by Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd is tallest tower building in Taikoo Place. Taikoo Place is a campus office located in the island east HK. This complex is a gradual transformation from an industrial area since the 1970s. With a height of 308m, One Island East (OIE) is the tallest building in Taikoo Place. The site used to be occupied by two old factory buildings. The small footprint of the building released on urban congestion and improve the streetscape around the pedestrians. The building is connected to the rest of campus Taikoo Place Bank through an established system with elevated walkway connecting pedestrian bridges providing convenient access to other office buildings and the MTR station. With the renovation of more than 5500 m² of landscaped garden in the east, OIE revitalized neighborhood to a better environment.
The basic shape of the building is a square central core with four rounded corners. It is oriented at 45 degrees to the site configuration to improve the spatial relationship with adjacent buildings. The corner facing north and south open on the top floor to address the views of the port while the angles facing east and west to the open space at the base. The edges of the sail beyond the four sides, creating a floating effect, giving lightness to the building. Lighting feature built into the edge of the four sides increases the floating effect. Vertical fins are introduced to architectural facade staggered to give a subtle texture of the building. The innovative wall of glass used at the main entrance of the results in an area of additional height with a maximum of transparency that is outside to inside and vice versa. At the upper lobby is suspended from the ceiling like a floating gallery. Wood is the primary finish for the wall and ceiling. The carved wooden ceiling gives a nice and warm in contrast with the glass wall. The typical office has an area of 2,300 sm. With a floor height of 4025mm structural, clearance of 2925mm is achieved. Full-height glazing provides unobstructed view and natural lighting.