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Cuando los humanos se asentaron comprendieron que los muros eran fundamentales para protegerse de los enemigos. Estos son los reductos más bellos que quedan en pie
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Gallery of The Architecture of Kowloon Walled City: An Excerpt from 'City of Darkness Revisited' - 5
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'
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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…
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Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people
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.
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It has been twenty years since the demolition of the Kowloon Walled City. To mark this, the South China Morning Post ...
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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
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4800x2500 Walled city and castle by 荒坂 向度 Wallpaper Background Image. View, download, comment, and rate - Wallpaper Abyss
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In light of the release of a second, revised edition of City of Darkness -- the authoritative text on Kowloon Walled ...
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Before its demolition in 1994 the settlement in Hong Kong was the most densely populated place in the world
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