The Garden Company building in Sham Shui Po is an example of Bauhaus design in Hong Kong, but one that is earmarked for imminent demolition. Other examples of the influential architectural school also face the wrecker’s ball. Photo Lee Ho-yin

Bauhaus architecture in Hong Kong: on modernist movement’s centenary, buildings to celebrate

  • Influence of design school that sought to unite artistic disciplines in the production of affordable art can be seen in Hong Kong public buildings and homes
  • From early post-war housing estates to exclusive Kadoorie Hill to the Hong Kong City Hall and General Post Office, the clean lines of Bauhaus are evident
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The Garden Company building in Sham Shui Po is an example of Bauhaus design in Hong Kong, but one that is earmarked for imminent demolition. Other examples of the influential architectural school also face the wrecker’s ball. Photo Lee Ho-yin
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