An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang
An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang

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Borrowed Spaces celebrates Hong Kong’s essence: its street life - unplanned and undying despite officials’ best efforts to crush it

Meet the Mango King in his roadside urban farm and visit rooftop villages in Christopher DeWolf’s engaging and well argued book about the informal urbanism that defines the city and Hongkongers’ genius for improvisation

Topic |   Hong Kong culture
An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang
An elderly man sells secondhand goods on a street in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district. Photo: Sam Tsang
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