Architects Sandi Pei Li-chung – who’s father designed the new Bank of China Tower, and grandfather worked as its general manager in the old building – has been responsible for designing the new-look interior, restoring and preserving the original deco including its ceiling which is a mosaic of tiles depicting nine ancient Chinese characters for money. Photo: HANDOUT

Return to its glorious past for Hong Kong’s old Bank of China building in Central

Main banking hall dominated by original art deco ceiling featuring titles laid out in a mosaic depicting nine ancient Chinese characters for money

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Architects Sandi Pei Li-chung – who’s father designed the new Bank of China Tower, and grandfather worked as its general manager in the old building – has been responsible for designing the new-look interior, restoring and preserving the original deco including its ceiling which is a mosaic of tiles depicting nine ancient Chinese characters for money. Photo: HANDOUT
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