Can You Get Through These 15 Photos Of High-Rise Hong Kong Apartments Without Feeling Claustrophobic?

The amazing photography of Michael Wolf may make your sphincter tighten.

1. These photos are of densely-packed high-rise apartment buildings in Hong Kong.

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2. They were taken by photographer Michael Wolf, as part of his Architecture of Density series.

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3. Hong Kong has a rapidly growing population.

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4. There are more than 16,000 people for each square mile.

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5. The images are mainly of affordable public housing built by the government.

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6. Some of these tower blocks are more than 40 storeys high.

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7. It’s hard to imagine so many people living crammed together like this.

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8. Although you can see signs of life in these zoomed-in pictures.

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9. Which throw the giant unending monoliths into sharp relief.

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10. Claustrophobic yet?

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11. Michael explores the buildings further in his ‘Night’ series.

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12. The lights in the darkness help the faceless buildings to come to life.

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13. You can almost get a sense of people’s lives carrying on behind each lit window.

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14. Almost.

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15. Michael also has a photo series called ‘Lost Laundry’, which you should probably check out.

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