A family of six seen in their subdivided flat of around 200 sq ft, in Sham Shui Po, on November 21. Given a reasonable flat size, comfort can be a matter of how the occupant uses the space. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A family of six seen in their subdivided flat of around 200 sq ft, in Sham Shui Po, on November 21. Given a reasonable flat size, comfort can be a matter of how the occupant uses the space. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Dennis Lee
Opinion

Opinion

Dennis Lee

In crowded, consumerist Hong Kong, can we learn to build and live with less?

  • Building more efficiently would minimise waste and maximise space. And when we understand that the most essential things are not material goods taking up space, we can re-evaluate how much living area we really need

A family of six seen in their subdivided flat of around 200 sq ft, in Sham Shui Po, on November 21. Given a reasonable flat size, comfort can be a matter of how the occupant uses the space. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A family of six seen in their subdivided flat of around 200 sq ft, in Sham Shui Po, on November 21. Given a reasonable flat size, comfort can be a matter of how the occupant uses the space. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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