Asia Building, Shanghai

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Asia Building on the left

The six-storey Asia Building (simplified Chinese: 上海亚细亚大楼; traditional Chinese: 上海亞細亞大樓; pinyin: Shànghǎi Yàxìyà Dàlóu), also known as Mc Bain or Asiatic Petroleum building, is on the Bund in the Chinese city of Shanghai. It was built in 1916 for Royal Dutch Shell's Asiatic Petroleum division and later housed the Shanghai Metallurgical Designing & Research Institute.


Coordinates: 31°14′00″N 121°29′28″E / 31.23333°N 121.49111°E / 31.23333; 121.49111