October 25, 2013

Kowloon Cross Section

I would be  inclined to think of the former Kowloon Walled City as extremely horrible to live in, but this blueprint cross section of the buildings, and all the objects and occupants, leaves the opposite impression. It was completely full of the wonder of human life.

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Blogger The Other Front said...

Absolutely awesome stuff.

"But though it may have been a fetid slum, crawling with rats and dripping with sewage, it was stoutly defended to the last by those who lived there, as well as an unlikely ensemble of Chinese shopkeepers, faith healers and self-taught dentists."

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October 25, 2013 at 8:11 PM  

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