News Ticker

Hong Kong Split Screen

Looking east and west along Connaught Road in Central District:


Hong Kong Island is one of the most geographically constrained urban spaces in the world. The island is small and dominated by very steep hills, rising to a tall spine running its length.


Connaught Road runs along the thin strip of relatively flat land on the north side of the island, and is the main “freeway” … in the whole city, really.  Space is at such a premium that the heavy pedestrian traffic moves along elevated walkways.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: