Scientists Develop 3D Model to See How Smog Moves Among Hong Kong Skyscrapers

Photograph by Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

In crowded, high-rise Hong Kong, fully 40 percent of the population lives above the 14th floor. You can see what this looks like in photographer Michael Wolf’s stunning ongoing portrait series of Hong Kong tenements, “The Architecture of Density.” “This illusion of unlimited size really conveys what we experience in mega-cities,” Wolf told the New Republic. “If you go to Shanghai or Hong Kong or to any of the big Chinese cities, you have this tremendous density around you.”

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