The ‘other’ Hong Kong photographed by Pascal Greco

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/45/4550eefb6707adc1b438fd3dce189f5b.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em>[...] medium- and low-income residents can&rsquo;t afford land, while the city&rsquo;s wealth explodes and attracts economic activity that doesn&rsquo;t keep its poor residents in the loop. This was the Hong Kong Greco wanted to show.
“Perhaps one should adopt a special lens in looking at Hong Kong, not only to see its superficial beauty, but also the social undercurrents that sustain its structures,” writes Dr. Ernest Chui in Greco’s book.



CityLab editorial fellow Karim Doumar presents the stunning black/white Polaroid shots from Swiss photographer and filmmaker Pascal Greco's new book, Hong Kong - Perspectives, Prospectives, Typologies, documenting the gritty housing environments of Hong Kong's population at the lower end of the socioeconomic spectrum.
Photo: Pascal Greco
Photo: Pascal Greco
Photo: Pascal Greco

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