"..."The headquarters of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, de facto "The Cathedral of the money" in Hong Kong, plays an important symbolic role in the image of the city. The impressive tower of glass and steel stands in contrast to the old headquarters, a monumental structure covered in granite, a symbol of financial stability. With his design, Foster has transformed the image of the bank from solidity to transparency thus supporting the change the image of the office tower in Hong Kong. The tower occupies a site from almost spiritual significance in the geomantic atlas which determines the fate of Hong Kong. As for the feng shui, the Hong Kong & amp; Shanghai Bank is located in the best location in Hong Kong. This explains why it is the main and most profitable banking company in Hong Kong." The people of Hong Kong say that Koo Pak Ling, the feng shui expert consulted by the leaders of Hong Kong & amp; Shanghai Bank, has received 1M dollars for his advice. At the time of launching the project, the bank had called him to examine the place, to find out any evil or demonic presences and to make sure that the project would get favorable auspices. City residents believe so strongly in feng shui that they change or modify a project if they believe the construction of a new building or a new road can compromise their good feng shui"..."