A shortage of developable land have pushed Hong Kong’s housing prices skyward, leading some to live in spaces the size of closets.
Overpopulation doesn’t feel like a serious issue when you live in a land characterized by wide open spaces, but in some densely settled urban centers, the issues become quite personal. Hong Kong is currently facing a housing shortage. This article nicely explains the difficulties that living in the so-called coffin homes makes for the residents. This photo gallery humanizes this difficult living condition.
Tags: housing, urban, place, neighborhood, spatial, density, planning, density, urbanism.
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