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Bottle Schools

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Instead of using the common block construction, bottle schools use the non-biodegradable trash to construct and insulate the walls. Plastic bottles (found in excess) are filled with trash that would otherwise be scattered around the community. The structure of a bottle school is not the bottles. Carpenters first frame the…

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Michael Wolf and the Architecture of Density

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German-born photographer Michael Wolf documents the extreme densities of Hong Kong. His series ‘Architecture of Density’ rarely contain images of people, instead letting the extreme scale of the buildings remain as the focus. The images are stunning, though I’m not quite sure how to react. It’s overwhelming to view the…

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