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HSBC Building Hong Kong

HSBC Building, China, Asia – design by Foster + Partners, Architects, UK

post updated 11 Apr 2020 with new photos

HSBC Building

Address: The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd, 1 Queen’s Road, Central Hong Kong

Date built: 1979-85

Architect: Foster & Partners

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank building Norman Foster
photo © Andrew McRae

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Norman Foster architect
photo © Andrew McRae

HSBC Building : photos

At 179m high the HSBC Bank seems tiny now relative to recent Hong Kong skyscrapers but at the time became world-famous for its strong concept and clean expression of technology and structure. Norman Foster combines some ideas from Lloyds building in London with local requirements to creat a simple but striking tower.

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Norman Foster
photo © Andrew McRae

The space underneath is amazing, a public space the size of a cathedral nave in the heart of the city: visit on a Sunday for the throb of Filipino’s gathered below.

HSBC Bank by Foster + Partners, left; in the middle is the Cheung Kong Centre:
HSBC building Norman Foster architect

photo © Adrian Welch

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank design : Foster + Partners Architects, an architecture office based in London, England.

First-ever addition to Norman Foster’s HSBC Headquarters in Hong Kong
Date built: 2007
Design: One Space
HSBC Hong Kong building – extension

Location: 1 Queen’s Road, Hong Kong

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A key Hong Kong building close to the HSBC Building:

Bank of China – Tower
Design: I.M. Pei & Partners, Sherman Kung & Associates Architects Ltd
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photo © AJW
Bank of China in Hong Kong

HSBC Bank building architect : Foster & Partners Architects

As well as the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Norman Foster also designed one of the largest buildings in the world nearby:

Chep Lap Kok Airport, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Date built: 1998
Design: Foster & Partners, Architects
Chek Lap Kok Airport

Hong Kong Skyscraper
Hong Kong Skyscraper
photo © Andrew McRae

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Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
2 Murray Road
image © Arqui9
2 Murray Road
Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district, the 36-storey Murray Road project for Henderson Land replaces a multi-storey car park to create an urban oasis adjacent to Chater Garden within a short walking distance to both Central and Admiralty MTR metro stations.

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Design: Aedas, Architects
Peak Galleria HK China
photo : Kris Provoost
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Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, Southern District
Design: Aedas, Architects
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel HK China
image courtesy of architects
Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
Located only 6 minutes away from the city centre by MTR, the Ocean Park Marriott Hotel provides convenient accommodation for guests for business or vacation, creating a premier international resort destination for Hong Kong.

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