Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong, with the Courts of Justice and Cenotaph in the foreground

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RIBApix ref no RIBA130357
Architect/DesignerBell, Edward Ingress (1837-1914)
Foster Associates
Webb, Sir Aston (1849-1930)
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryChina
CityHong Kong
Subject Date1985
Image Date1986
ViewExterior
StyleHigh-Tech
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC G 140186
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Courts of Justice or Legislative Council building was designed by Aston Webb and Ingress Bell in 1912. The Cenotaph which is an exact copy of the one in London by Sir Edwin Lutyens dates from 1923.

Subject tags

glass, steel, skyscrapers, banks, war memorials, law courts, Feature: Martin Charles