Michael Wolf: Architecture Of Density (The Outside Volume Of Hong Kong Inside/outside)


Michael Wolf

Publisher Peperoni Books

ISBN 9783941825055

Idea Code 12549


Stunning and sobering, the photographs of high-rise apartment buildings in Hong Kong by German photographer Michael Wolf reveal his personal fascination with life in mega-cities. Having lived there for several years, Wolf began to document Hong Kong’s extreme development and complex urban dynamics, and how these factors play into the relationships between public and private space, anonymity and individuality, in one of the most densely populated cities on the planet. His close-up view takes the repetitive facades and colourful palettes out of their architectural context, instead offering urban patterns. With an introduction by Ernest Chui and essay by Natasha Egan.

128 p, ills colour, 31 x 24 cm, hb, English


$51.50


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