Designed by American architect I.M. Pei, the 52-storey OCBC Centre was Singapore’s tallest building when it was completed in 1976. With an architecture that consists of a heavy structural frame supporting three intermediate transverse girders, the unique skyscraper was among the first high-rise that helped define the post-independence skyline of Raffles Place. The skyscraper was built on the former site of China Building which had been the headquarters of OCBC since the bank was established in 1932.
View the juxtapose in full screen or on your mobile device by scanning the QR code below.