Hong Kong, Kowloon

I supported the City of Darkness Book

Finally, the big day has arrived - the Kickstarter project about the Kowloon Walled City came to fruition. 20 years after its demolition photographers Greg Girard and Ian Lambot published a new edition of their book “City of Darkness,” the most comprehensive publication on the place to date. The reprint marks the 20th anniversary of… Continue reading I supported the City of Darkness Book

Hong Kong, Kowloon

Support the City of Darkness

I had written about the City of Darkness before, but it is time to revisit the Kowloon Walled City. Not in a literal sense, but visually. Last week, The Wall Street Journal released the short documentary City of Imagination: Kowloon Walled City, 20 Years Later. But they are not the only ones revisiting Kowloon Walled… Continue reading Support the City of Darkness

Kowloon, Sightseeing

Kowloon Walled City Park

In 1995, Kowloon's historic Walled City was transformed into this tranquil inner city haven. The design of the Kowloon Walled City Park is based on the Jiangnan garden style of the early Qing Dynasty.The design is divided into eight landscape features which complement one another and subtly blend into the overall layout. The Old South… Continue reading Kowloon Walled City Park