Kowloon Walled City

Courtesy of Zoohaus

Now this is dense.  , a Chinese settlement in was at one time thought to be the most dense place on the planet.  A Japanese team was able to document the city in section before it was disassembled in 1993.

Additional photographs following the break.

© Ian Lambot
Courtesy of Zoohaus
© Ian Lambot
Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Kowloon Walled City" 13 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 Nov 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=95757>
  • Wana

    Great study of an amazing place. Although the living conditions were questionable, it seemed livable – a testament to our ability to adapt. In a way, I wish it still existed.

    • munter roe

      You must be joking. Place was a kip.

  • Kesler Ho

    Very bad they turned the whole piece of land into a park…. with only the boundary marker left

  • BZVT

    great find! what an amazing section drawing.

  • mem

    one word: sheisse!