SKY’S THE LIMIT
Photographer GRACE BAUDY heads across the harbour this month, and finds inspiration from above
HONG KONG IS a city of extremes – in climate, landscape and especially architecture. Colonial masterpieces exist beside towering skyscrapers and a dense cityscape is always shadowed by mountains. We are always looking up and sometimes, we see the most extraordinary things.
“Ping Shek Estate is a public housing estate in Choi Hung, comprised of seven residential blocks,” says Grace Baudy. “The exteriors of these identical buildings are colour-coded, but the internal courtyard at the centre of each building is simply amazing. I got the impression of being caught in a tunnel, sitting in a spacecraft that’s ready for take-off!”