Buildings

by Calum Page January. 11, 2020 78 views

It might sound cliched but Hong Kong is quite literally the old and new sitting side-by-side. With the lack of space and rapid development there few cities in the world where the urban fabric ripples so constantly.

Renovated British colonial-era architecture

Renovated British colonial-era architecture

Old walk-up tenements are disappearing as modern apartment blocks are built, literally, on top of them.

Old walk-up tenements are disappearing as modern apartment blocks are built, literally, on top of them.

Pottinger Street runs like a vein of pure history through the glass and steel of Hong Kong's centre. But, in keeping with this most pragmatic of cities, it is used unsentimentally as a main route by the ever-busy inhabitants.

Pottinger Street runs like a vein of pure history through the glass and steel of Hong Kong's centre. But, in keeping with this most pragmatic of cities, it is used unsentimentally as a main route by the ever-busy inhabitants.

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