The Kwok Brothers Who Re-Created Noah's Ark

Two evangelical brothers have built a life-size replica of Noah’s Ark—and by the book
The ark contains a concert hall and a 43-room boutique hotel that hosts weddings and events Photograph by Yoav Horesh for Bloomberg Businessweek

After their father died of a heart attack in 1990, Thomas and Raymond Kwok, now 60 and 59, helped expand the family business, Sun Hung Kai Properties, into Hong Kong’s largest real estate developer. The evangelical Christians control a combined fortune of about $15 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. In July they were charged with paying $4.5 million in bribes to one of Hong Kong’s former top government officials.

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