Posts Tagged ‘apartment’

Eye-Popping Photographs of Hong Kong High-Rise Apartment Buildings


With a population of over 7 million people packed into an area of 426 square miles, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world. As with other places where development cannot expand horizontally, apartment buildings tend to get taller and taller in order to provide living space for all the inhabitants.

German photographer Michael Wolf decided to capture this population density through a series of photographs studying the architecture of these high rises. The project is titled “Architecture of Density.”
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The Windows, Doors, and Televisions of a 54-Story Apartment Building

For his project titled “Ponte City“, photographer Mikhael Subotzky photographed every door, window, and television set in a particular apartment building in Johannesburg. The photographs are then displayed on giant contact sheets, creating beautiful miniature apartment buildings out of photographs. You can view larger versions of each contact sheet on Subotzky’s website.

Ponte City DWT (via dvafoto)

Image credits: Photographs by Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse, courtesy Goodman Gallery