The most densely populated place on Earth

Up until 1992, when it was demolished, Kowloon Walled City was the most densely populated place on Earth. A slapdash construction following no rules or architectural insights, the sprawling mass housed over 50,000 inhabitants on just a few blocks. These ramshackle constructions look like a dreary vision for a sci-fi movie, but they were very real.

Canadian photographer Greg Girard worked with Ian Lamboth over the span of five years to get to know the city’s inhabitants and photograph their unique living environment. The result is an astonishing glimpse into the daily lives of the people living in these extraordinary circumstances.

See the pictures on the Daily Mail’s website


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: