Movable furniture at Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Tsim Mong district. Photo: Design Trust Futures Studio
Movable furniture at Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Tsim Mong district. Photo: Design Trust Futures Studio

Designers take us inside Hong Kong’s latest urban micropark – bright pink, with movable furniture and swaying grasses

  • The Portland Street Rest Garden in densely populated Yau Tsim Mong occupies a previously unloved place with scant seating, where men would urinate in the bushes
  • Coloured bright pink – to inspire calm, compassion and happiness, designers say – it offers modular furniture, a chess table and recycling bins

Topic |   Architecture and design
Movable furniture at Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Tsim Mong district. Photo: Design Trust Futures Studio
Movable furniture at Portland Street Rest Garden in Yau Tsim Mong district. Photo: Design Trust Futures Studio

Corrected [4:09pm, 22 Sep, 2021]

  • [4:09pm, 22 Sep, 2021]

    Portland Street Rest Garden is not one of only two designated parks for smokers in Hong Kong

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