Repulse Bay Towers

Luke Him Sau 119A Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay 1964 Site plan (Hong Kong & Far East Builder Vol. 19 No. 3 (1964)) Typical floor plan (Hong Kong & Far East Builder Vol. 19 No. 3 (1964)) Section, individual apartment (Hong Kong & Far East Builder Vol. 19...

Tai On Building

Wong Ng Ouyang & Associates 57-87 Shau Kei Wan Road, Sai Wan Ho...

Taikoo Shing

Wong Tung & Partners (Robert N. Kessler) Tai Koo Shing Road, Quarry Bay...

Apartment Houses, 177-179 Prince Edward Road West

Nos. 177-179 Prince Edward Road West consists of a pair of four-storeyed, semi-detached European-styled flats built with reinforced concrete sometime between 1930 and 1935. Designed with a certain degree of spatial flexibility and comfort in mind, the buildings provided a better quality living environment than most Chinese tenement houses at the time. In fact, there is evidence to suggest they may have been constructed in response to the growing number of wealthy refugees moving to Hong Kong from mainland China in response to growing political and social unrest.

3-storey House, 20 Kadoorie Avenue

  Faitfone Wong, Hong Kong Engineering & Construction Company 20 Kadoorie Avenue, Mongkok, Kowloon 1956-1957 The Kadoorie Estate itself dates from 1931, when Hong Kong Engineering & Construction Co., a company controlled by the Kadoorie family, purchased a...

2-storey House, 20 Stanley Village Road

  Palmer and Turner Architects 20 Stanley Village Road, Stanley c. 1955 (demolished) The house was designed for Lam Chik-Suen, one of the managers of Lam, Woo & Company.  It sits on a site with two different levels, the lower of which was occupied by a tennis...

3-storey Apartment House, 7 Verbena Road

  John Shao-Ling Woo 7 Verbena Road, Yau Yat Chuen Garden City, Kowloon 1953-55 Designed for a Mr. C.C. So by architect John Shao-Ling Woo, the building was built using reinforced concrete.  It consists of three floors of apartments, each containing three bedrooms, a...

Kowloon Tong Garden City Estate

  Adams, Little and Woods Architects; E.D. Shanks Kowloon Tong 1922-1932 The Kowloon Tong Garden City Estate is one of the few remaining examples of “garden city” development in Hong Kong in the early 20th century.  The project was initiated in 1921 by Montague Ede, a...

Apartment Houses, 190-220 Prince Edward Road

  Crédit Foncier d’Extrême-Orient (C.F.E.O.) 190-220 Prince Edward Road, Mongkok, Kowloon 1930-1932 These apartment houses were designed and constructed by the Belgian-French land investment and architectural construction company Crédit Foncier d’Extrême-Orient...

“Nederindha” House, 4 Island Road

K. Smith-Mitchell, Metropolitan Land Company, Ltd. 4 Island Road, Deep Water Bay 1949-50 “Nederindha” was originally one of two houses located on the property.  Both were designed by K. Smith-Mitchell of the Metropolitan Land Co. Ltd.; the company also served as the...
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