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Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor Hosts The World’s Largest Rubber Duck

The giant inflatable Rubber Duck is a floating sculpture by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, that traveled the world’s waterways for several years for the sole purpose of bringing smiles to people. The duck arrived yesterday, May 2nd at Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor and will remain there until June 9th. it’s been causing quite a stir as curious locals have watched it inflate in a shipyard in Tsing Yi. Hofman’s famous duck has already been to the waters of Sydney, Osaka, and Sao Paolo. At 16.5 meters high, it’s pictured being pulled by a tug boat only a fraction of its size.  [Via Colossal]

Hong Kong in a Morning by Michail Vorobyev

A breathtaking view of Victoria harbor in early morning hours showing the light rays penetrating the thick gloomy layer of clouds over the Hong Kong skyline on the way to Lamma island. Snapped by photographer Michail Vorobyev, the image shows amazing contrast of colors over one of the most loved harbors in the world. The harbor is one of Hong Kong’s greatest assets, a jewel that people marvel at, no matter how many times they visit the city. People travel from all over the world to see and admire it.

Suspended Night Club Hotel in Hongkong by Urban Plunger

Due to the extremely compact planning in Hong Kong, architectural studio Urban plunger was inspired to create a pendant structure know as an architectural parasite that leans on its neighboring buildings and uses their internal infrastructure.

A Shoe-box Studio Apartment with 24 Rooms [VIDEO]

Award-winning Hong Kong architect Gary Chang has managed to fit 24 rooms in his 32 sq meter(344 sq feet) apartment studio, including a spa and home cinema transforming it into a Swiss army knife-style home. He added to his flat a series of accordion-like sliding walls on metal tracks fixed to the ceiling, movable smart walls which allowed him to easily transform the space available into a variety of spaces carrying different functions, the partitions conceal a wall-mounted TV,  drawers for clothes, shelves for toiletries, racks for CDs and DVDs, a hidden queen size master-bed, a fold-down guest bedroom. Moving a series of walls also… Read more »

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