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Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low re...

Taken by Canadian photographer Greg Girard in collaboration with Ian Lamboth the pair spent five years familiarising themselves with the notorious Chinese city before it was demolished in 1992.

An Illustrated Cross Section of Hong Kong’s Infamous Kowloon Walled City illustration Hong Kong history architecture

The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was built gradually—building on top of building—over time. Without a single architect, the ungoverned and most densely populated district became a haven for drugs, crime and prostitution until it was demolished in 1993. Photo documentation of the site exists but for the most part much of the inner-workings of the city remained a mystery. Perhaps due to its proximity, Japan, in particular, developed a keen interest towards Kowloon. Its demolition in 1993…

HK Project is a video game where you play cat exploring Hong Kong’s densely populated, mostly ungoverned Kowloon Walled City. Players control a cat as it explores its stylized world by jumpin…

HK Project is a video game where you play cat exploring Hong Kong's densely populated, mostly ungoverned Kowloon Walled City. Players control a cat as it

The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from ‘City of Darkness Revisited’

Image 5 of 10 from gallery of The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from 'City of Darkness Revisited'. Photograph by 'City of Darkness Revisited'

The mass of wiring around the meters made illegal extensions difficult to…

Home to 40,000 people at its height, Kowloon Walled City was by far the most densely populated place on earth. On a site measuring roughly 200 by 100 metres were squeezed some 350 buildings, rising 14 storeys or more and so tightly packed there was rarely space between them. Every available nook and cranny was inhabited, while the connecting alleys, stairways and corridors were reduced to an absolute minimum. Find out here how the City came about and how it continued to operate so…

Designing a near-future Kowloon Walled City for Alita: Battle Angel - News - Digital Arts

Production designer Caylah Eddleblute tells us about the architecture, colour, texture and lighting of Alita's Iron City.