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Hong Kong ‘living cubicles’, like Borg cubes


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#1    seeder

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:42 PM

Never doubt the beauty of a countryside view, if you have one!

"Can you believe these are actually apartments? The stunning images of Hong Kong ‘living cubicles’ that look just like Borg cubes

Incredible shots offer a glimpse into the reality of living in one of the most densely populated areas of the world
Hong Kong is home to a population of seven million crammed into an area of just 424 square miles
Claustrophobic nature of Hong Kong high-rises captured by German photographer Michael Wolf

Click for pics as cannot post here due to copyright

http://www.dailymail...Borg-cubes.html

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:08 PM

That's insane.

A skeptical believer.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:42 PM

I don't see how they stand it.  I would go insane.  So glad I don't live there.

People keep having a dozen kids so we can all live like this.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:42 PM

View PostBlueBomber, on 12 April 2013 - 09:08 PM, said:

That's insane.

Yeh and you wouldn't want a lift to break down either would you, and have to walk to the top!

The England team visited an orphanage in Brazil today. “It’s heartbreaking to see their sad little faces with no hope” .....said Jose, age 6.
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Posted 12 April 2013 - 10:07 PM

Right out of a nightmare.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:07 PM

View Postseeder, on 12 April 2013 - 09:42 PM, said:

Yeh and you wouldn't want a lift to break down either would you, and have to walk to the top!
and carry kids or groceries or furniture or

Keep your eyes wide open and don't run!

P.S. Just to be clear, because sometimes I am not. I do not believe...
in the existence of a large previously unknown undiscovered hairy biped roaming North America.
But I like to hear the accounts, read the books, watch the shows, discuss and argue about the phenomenon.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:10 PM

View PostQuiteContrary, on 12 April 2013 - 11:07 PM, said:

and carry kids or groceries or furniture or

or a fire below you... :no:

The England team visited an orphanage in Brazil today. “It’s heartbreaking to see their sad little faces with no hope” .....said Jose, age 6.
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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:10 PM

Hello Mega-City One.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:13 PM

Now we know why Asians are so thin!

Keep your eyes wide open and don't run!

P.S. Just to be clear, because sometimes I am not. I do not believe...
in the existence of a large previously unknown undiscovered hairy biped roaming North America.
But I like to hear the accounts, read the books, watch the shows, discuss and argue about the phenomenon.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:13 PM

View PostWearer of Hats, on 12 April 2013 - 11:10 PM, said:

Hello Mega-City One.

the one child rule makes sense when you see that, doesn't it?

The England team visited an orphanage in Brazil today. “It’s heartbreaking to see their sad little faces with no hope” .....said Jose, age 6.
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Posted 14 April 2013 - 06:00 AM

The gap between the rich and the poor exists in Hong Kong just like everywhere else.  All of these pictures are taken in the poor part of Hong Kong.  While many of the rich do live in apartments, they are much bigger than these cubicles.  Furthermore, the super-rich lives in mansions that are even bigger than the property size of these buildings.  Don't be fooled by these pictures that only represent a small part of Hong Kong.





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