Pick of the Day: A Rare Inside into the Kowloon Walled City

Kowloon Walled City (Greg Girard & Ian Lambot)

By Renard Teipelke

“Once thought to be the most densely populated place on Earth, with 50,000 people crammed into only a few blocks, these fascinating pictures give a rare insight into the lives of those who lived Kowloon Walled City. (…) ‘I spent five years photographing and becoming familiar with the Walled City, its residents, and how it was organised. So seemingly compromised and anarchic on its surface, it actually worked and to a large extent, worked well,’ said Mr Girard on his website.”

Check out the whole story by Pamela Owen with impressive photographic coverage by Greg Girard in collaboration with Ian Lamboth.

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