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Construction of OCBC Centre, 1973 : general view

This photograph shows the construction of the OCBC Centre in the early stages, with the first of the three window segments being built. At the building site are a pair of tower cranes, one at each of the two concrete pillars being built to support the transfer girders for each of the three 14-storey segments. The 52-storey building, designed by I.M. Pei, was the tallest building in Singapore and Southeast Asia when completed in 1976. This project was handled by Morrison-Knudsen International and Low Keng Huat Construction Company. Physical dimensions of original: 13 x 11 cm. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007


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