Hong Kong old flats
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Projekt "Acacias - Belval Nord"...competitionline
DEWEY MULLER Partnerschaft mbB Architekten Stadtplaner, Auftraggeber: Prodomos s. a. Verfahren: Bieterverfahren (2-stufiger Investoren-Workshop) Team: Stephan Hinzen, Ines Kapplinghaus, Claudia Neuman
Kowloon Walled City
The City's dozens of alleyways were often only 1–2 m (3.3–6.6 ft) wide, and had poor lighting and drainage. An informal network of staircases and passageways also formed on upper levels, which was so extensive that one could travel north to south through the entire City without ever touching solid ground. cyborganthropology.com/Kowloon_Walled_City
Movie: Justin McGuirk on Torre David at Venice Architecture Biennale
Justin McGuirk explains why a vertical slum in Venezuela could set an example for new forms of urban housing in this movie.
タケ@ALL-A( @take_all_a )さんのツイートをまとめました。ステキな木造アーケードですが西脇市の空き家対策文書 http://www.city.nishiwaki.lg.jp/ikkrwebBrowse/material/files/group/20/dai2kai%20sidai,siryou.pdf を見る限りは取り巻く状況としてはあまりよくないようです
Kowloon “Walled City” in Hong Kong was the most densely populated land in history, containing 33,000 residents within 6.5 acres (recorded in 1987). Based on this survey, the Walled City had a population density of approximately 1,255,000/km2. For comparison, Hong Kong as a whole (being one of the most densely populated areas on earth) had …
This terrifying (and real) staircase is attached to the outside of a skyscraper more than ten stories off the ground. The stairs are made out of metal and aluminum. As you can see, there is no hand rail or safety enclosure of any kind. While these stairs are real, it is highly doubtful that they …