Saturday, May 1, 2010

The Scarcity and Abundance of Space and Housing

An earlier post juxtaposed the lack of housing in North Dakota with Flint's abundance — if that's the right word — of vacant homes and buildings. Now architect Gary Chang shows us how to create a hyper-efficient home in one the most densely populated places in the world — Hong Kong. Somehow this all seems connected.

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