Hong Kong's Beautiful High-Rise Apartments Captured As Works Of Art
May 25, 2012 12:33
If you've ever been to Hong Kong, you'll know that its one of the densest places anyone's ever lived in and ever built. It's population of 7.07 million live in the sky.
Michael Wolf created "Architecture of Density" to point attention to Hong Kong's housing problems. There are 6,588 high rise buildings, and its becoming even more packed than New York's 5,818 buildings. There are more buildings per square kilometer and they're much taller than anywhere else.
The reason for this is because only 23.7 percent of Hong Kong's land can be developed. So hence, the reason to build everything vertically. Check out the gallery below for Wolf's work:
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more
Starting a modern farming business is probably much easier than you currently imagine. You just need a lot of money to get started. Once you’ve gained the funding you require, you’ll have to find a suitable stretch of land before deciding on how you’re going to make your income. Read more