Hong Kong subdivided flats

Photographs by Benny Lam show life inside Hong Kong flats that have been subdivided to accomodate double-decker bed spaces also called the ‘coffin cubles’. See the series of photographs in the Guardian’s Cities rubrique.

Author: ignazstrebel.net

Ignaz Strebel is an urban geographer and senior scientist at the University of Lausanne. His research is on the social and material practices that make up and transform urban systems. Using ethnography and audio-visual projects, he currently researches building care work, energy infrastructure services and the transformation capacities of prefabricated buildings.