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Infographic: Life Inside The Kowloon Walled City

It has been twenty years since the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City. To mark this, the South China Morning Post has created an info-graphic that details the facts and figures of what life was like inside this architectural oddity. 

Read more about the madness that was KWC after the break...

Hong Kong Polytechnic University Community College / Wang Weijen Architecture+Architecture Design and Research Group+AGC Design

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Seven teams shortlisted to design Future Art-Themed Park in Hong Kong

Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Information Services Department.
Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Information Services Department.

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has announced seven international teams competing to design a 14 hectare, landscaped public space for arts and culture on a waterfront property in Kowloon. After the project breaks ground in 2014, the phased development is expected to only take a year. It will feature a lush, sculpted terrain that will provide a new green open space in the heart of the city and a vibrant venue for music, dance, theatre, art exhibitions and other free outdoor cultural programs. The seven shortlisted design teams are: