Kowloon walled city

Kowloon Walled City, New Kowloon, Hong Kong

Kowloon Walled City wаs а fоrmеr Chinese military fоrt turned intо lаrgеly ungoverned sеttlеmеnt in Kowloon, Hong Kong. 33,000 families usеd tо live in 300 buildings. Kowloon Walled City wаs cоmplеtеlу dеmоlishеd in April 1994.

Kowloon Walled City wаs а fоrmеr Chinese military fоrt turned intо lаrgеly ungoverned sеttlеmеnt in Kowloon, Hong Kong. families usеd tо live in 300 buildings. Kowloon Walled City wаs cоmplеtеlу dеmоlishеd in April 1994

Courtesy of South China Morning Post and archdaily.com Fascinating article on a vernacular architectural development.

Infographic: Life Inside The Kowloon Walled City

Infographic from South China Morning Post article "Kowloon Walled City: Life in the City of Darkness"

Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low re...

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Kowloon Walled City - Greg Girard and Ian Lambot - Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable.

HK Project is a video game where you play cat exploring Hong Kong’s densely populated, mostly ungoverned Kowloon Walled City. Players control a cat as it explores its stylized world by jumpin…

A Video Game Where You Play a Cat Exploring Hong Kong's Densely Populated Kowloon Walled City

Music of My Mind Made Manifest: Kowloon Walled City (Nightmare)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

the future in postapocalyptic fiction is usually a combination of elegantly dirty monochrome and soft vintage relics. The reality will be an ugly chaos of discarded plastic and rotting waste. rubbish_inside_kowloon_w_c

The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from ‘City of Darkness Revisited’

The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from 'City of Darkness Revisited'

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Kowloon walled city inspired Friday Brown / Jungle Life 5 http://fqoto.com/ss2014-057-jungle-life-5.html

Infographic: Life Inside The Kowloon Walled City

Courtesy of South China Morning Post It has been twenty years since the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City. To mark this, the South China Morning

Some UZs are barely inhabitable, wracked with open warfare and a complete lack of social services

Kowloon Walled City by Jared Shear

Kowloon Walled City was the densest place in the world, ever.  By its peak in the 1990s, the 6.5 acre Kowloon Walled City was home to at least 33,000 people (with estimates of up to 50,000).  That’s a population density of at least 3.2 million per square mile.  For New York City to get that dense, every man, woman, and child living in Texas would have to move to Manhattan.  To put it another way, think about living in a 1,200 square foot home.  Then imagine yourself living with 9 other…

Kowloon Walled City was the densest place in the world, ever. By its peak in the 1990s, the 6.5 acre Kowloon Walled City was home to at least 33,000 people (with estimates of up to 50,000). That’s a population density of at least 3.2 million per square mile. For New York City to get that dense, every man, woman, and child living in Texas would have to move to Manhattan. To put it another way, think about living in a 1,200 square foot home. Then imagine yourself living with 9 other…

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