For protesters, claims of Chinese surveillance are politically useful, even when they can’t be proved.
The ‘Lantau Tomorrow’ plan would expand small islands for much-needed new housing, but not without risks to the environment.
The architect, who died yesterday at the age of 102, designed iconic modern buildings on prominent sites around the world. Here are some that delight and confound CityLab.
In a controversial decision, the government has announced it will take part of a golf club and redevelop it as housing, much of it public.
Developers are profiting off of illegal land rights sales through the Small House Policy, a 1970s rule that lets villagers build small houses with few restrictions.
A new exhibit highlights the Modernist architect’s little-known designs made while working in Asia.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is little more than propaganda announcing the unity of China and her former colonies, despite their very different historic, legal, and even transportation backgrounds.
China is building a new train to cut travel time significantly between Hong Kong and Guangzhou. But pro-democracy activists are uneasy about mainland’s intentions.
Hong Kong figured out how to make shopping malls a sensible part of the urban fabric. Can this model go global?
It takes a lot of work—and a good amount of space—to own a rabbit in one of the world’s densest cities, but this pseudo-petting-zoo fills the void.
The photographer Ward Roberts captures the patterns and colors of Hong Kong’s playgrounds.
Currents of garbage, probably from the Chinese mainland, are befouling beaches and clogging propellers.
A photographer’s solo journey leads to an uniquely beautiful take on the country’s landscapes.
Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.
The gaping-mouthed receptacles are meant to awaken one's inner parent.
It's both an unsettling illusion and massive movie spoiler.
The result: footage so arresting it should be prescribed as a diuretic.
A Hong Kong developer wants to offer the world a "firsthand" experience of the protests.
Political leaders seemed to admit that they are relatively powerless.
"To have everything or nothing is not the goal. It’s whether we can make a step forward."