The Garden Company building in Sham Shui Po, built in the 1950s, has a clock tower and the clean, bold lines that epitomise mid-20th-century aesthetics. Photo: Handout

Post-war buildings deserve a place in Hong Kong’s architectural history

Ho Puay-peng says the lack of protection for the iconic Garden Company headquarters, and many other examples of the city’s landmark architecture from the post-war era, points to a gap in our conservation efforts that should be plugged before it’s too late

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The Garden Company building in Sham Shui Po, built in the 1950s, has a clock tower and the clean, bold lines that epitomise mid-20th-century aesthetics. Photo: Handout
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