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Hong Kong High-Rise Photography

Friday 02.01.2013 , Posted by
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Hong Kong is a fascinating place that has historically been known for its strong economic power. With a land area of 426 square miles and a population of seven million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world.

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In total there are 6588 high-rise buildings in Hong Kong, surpassing New York’s 5818 buildings, making Hong Kong a true skyscraper city. Many people live, work and play in high-rise buildings scattered across the country. Here we bring you the work of german photographer Michael Wolf, who’s created a series of the photographs called Architecture of Density.

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via amusing planet

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Shawn Saleme

Written by Shawn Saleme



Shawn Saleme is a full time writer for Visual News. Having traveled to over 45 countries, his international escapades continue to influence his writing and perspective. When not in a foreign territory, he makes his home in his native San Francisco Bay Area. Become friends with him on Facebook and invite him to share drinks and stories with you.

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