Tag Archives : Architecture


Video: Hong Kong’s maddening density explored by drone

In Wěndìng Fánróng, Mariana Bisti explores Hong Kong’s maddening density by drone. The 8-minute video was shot by the by London-based Greek photographer and architect during a ten week residency at the Academy of Visual Arts at Baptist University.

Mariana Bisti drone

Photo: Mariana Bisti screenshot.


Video: Reflections on Hong Kong architecture – another stunning tribute to the city from Visual Suspect

Hong Kong-based production company Visual Suspect has produced another stunning and original take on Hong Kong. Theory of Relativity uses no special effects – only stabilisation.

“Reflection in photography is one of the most inseparable tools of the creator, disrupting the reality to create his own world. We screen how these reflections work in video and, more interestingly, in motion,” Yiannis Biliris, of Visual Suspect told HKFP.

Check out their previous video Allegory of the Cave:

The Allegory of the Cave from Visual Suspect on Vimeo.


In Pictures: Not just for scaffolding – Kowloon Bay’s stunning bamboo pavilion

In summer 2015, construction workers erected a new pavilion for public events in Kowloon Bay, next to the MegaBox shopping mall. The pavilion was unique in that bamboo was not only used as scaffolding material – the entire structure is, in fact, made out of bamboo.

ZCB Bamboo Pavilion CUHK Chinese University of Hong Kong architecture Kowloon Bay

Photo: Michael Law.

The ZCB Bamboo Pavilion was designed by a research team led by Kristof Crolla, an assistant professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)’s School of Architecture. It forms part of the Construction Industry Council’s Zero Carbon Building complex, which first opened in 2012.

ZCB Bamboo Pavilion CUHK Chinese University of Hong Kong architecture Kowloon Bay

Photo: Michael Law.