Friday, June 13, 2008

"the tower of power"

a friend abroad asked me whether HK has changed much since the handover of sovereignty in 1997. I must say that I'm not a "polictical sensitive" person and I feel that we're enjoying just as much freedom. There's one dramatic change in the cityscape I noticed though; I'm seeing this tower, "Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR", almost everywhere in the western part of the Island...

viewing from Pokfulam Road

viewing from Western Street


viewing from Queen's Road West


viewing from Queen's Road West

(Click the image to view the larger version.)

2 Comments:

Anonymous Ian Bramham said...

That has to be one of the strangest looking towers I've seen Hugo...I'd be tempted to say it's an ugly building but you are seemingly incapable of making anything look ugly or boring with your photos :-)

I hope you and your family are all well and enjoying the weekend.

Ian

11:23 AM  
Blogger hugo poon said...

Ian, thanks for stopping by!!!:-)

Of the good, the bad and the ugly of HK I'm capturing, this is probably one of the most ugliest... But, like this structure or not, it's creating such a strong image and interesting relationship with neighbouring buildings that I have always been drawn...

Happy Father's Day my friend!:-)

Hugo

6:40 AM  

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