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Hongkong and Shanghai Bank in Hongkong

Few Buildings become architectural icons before their completion, yet no other structure symbolizes so expressivly the pulse of the international finance market as the Headquater of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation by Norman Foster. The success of the unconventional concept of the building did not only support the banking company in its growth, but also the enormous growth of the architecture firm founded by Norman Foster. The video shows the development of one of the most dynamic cities in the world, Hong Kong, and the development of its icon.

Architects: Foster Associates
Load bearing structure: Ove Arup & Partners

A film by Piper Bernbaum, Sarah Hunter, Suzan Ibrahim and Scott Proudfoot

Waterloo Arch. 392 Urban Precedent 11. Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank Building from Scott Proudfoot on Vimeo.

20.10.2011

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