One of the more controversial buildings in Hong Kong is the Bank of China. The tower was completed in 1989 and officially opened on May 17, 1990. The building was the first outside of North America to break the 1000 feet mark. The controversy stems from the way it was designed and how it affected the neighboring buildings around it. By looking at it from a Feng Shui perspective, the sharp corners are seen as ‘shar chi’, or ‘killing energy’ knifing down its nearby buildings and the people around it. The way the building was designed with its irregular shaped corners, it is more suitable for companies with irregular income to set up their business there.
Ever since it was completed, the governors of Hong Kong never lasted long and there was even one governor that was fired. The reason for the instability of the governors is due to the … Read More