Tao Ho was remembered for his passion in designing public spaces and introducing modern architecture to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Pioneering architect Tao Ho, known for designing Hong Kong Bauhinia flag and buildings such as Arts Centre, dies at age 82

  • Ho died in Ruttonjee Hospital in Wan Chai on Friday morning, three days after he was admitted with pneumonia
  • His design for the flag was accepted and approved by the National People’s Congress in 1990
Topic |   Architecture and design

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Tao Ho was remembered for his passion in designing public spaces and introducing modern architecture to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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Olga Wong

Olga Wong has focused on covering the environment, housing, urban planning and the ageing population at the Post since 2007. Her award-winning stories exposed loopholes in the Small House Policy and developers' unscrupulous sales tactics. She also worked at Ming Pao and was awarded the Best Young Reporter by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong in 2001.