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Would You Live Under a Bridge? Group Advocates Building Shipping Container Homes Under Hong Kong Overpasses

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by Lori Zimmer last modified Feb 28, 2013


You may not think that the space under a bridge would be an ideal place to call home, but a group called Under Bridge Action is proposing to transform  the unused space under Hong Kong’s overpasses into affordable shipping container homes. The industrial area of Kwun Tong has endless overpasses, which the group sees as [...]




 

 

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You may not think that the space under a bridge would be an ideal place to call home, but a group called Under Bridge Action is proposing to transform  the unused space under Hong Kong’s overpasses into affordable shipping container homes. The industrial area of Kwun Tong has endless overpasses, which the group sees as desirable unused spaces that could be turned into youth hostels, arts performance venues, small businesses, and pop-up housing for young professionals. Under Bridge Action is currently campaigning for the government to deem these areas as the next new neighborhood, under the bridge downtown.
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