Monthly Archives: August 2023

Hong Lok Yuen – suburbia in Hong Kong

This might look like a random slice of American suburbia. Photo by ‘Charles’ on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) With streets of cookie-cutter Mediterranean-style detached houses. Photo by ‘Charles’ on Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) With no tall buildings in sight. Photo […]

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Hong Kong – an air conditioner in every window

With an average temperatures of 30ºC with 80 percent humidity through the summer months, it is no surprise that air conditioning is a popular fixture all over Hong Kong, and has influenced the design of buildings. You’ll see air conditioning […]

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Hong Kong 1:150 scale dioramas by AC Studio

I’ve done quite a lot of my own 1:150 scale modelling over the years, but these Hong Kong dioramas by ‘AC Studio’ on Flickr are next level. There’s a scratchbuilt ‘Tong Lau’ tenement building. A model of an old style […]

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