Forty Square Feet

Hong Kong's Society for Community Organization has released a new set of images showing how some residents live in squalid, subdivided flats averaging a mere 40 square feet.

Tiny Flat

The only way to capture these images was from directly overhead:

Tiny Flat

People can become inventive when it comes to maximising usability of space:

Tiny Flat

Suddenly my 700 square foot flat feels roomy:

Tiny Flat

For the poorest citizens, this is not an option but a necessity, if they don't want to sleep in the street:

Tiny Flat

The only thing worse and more horrific are cage homes, where people actually live in a "rabbit hutch":

Tiny Flat

This is Hong Kong's shame.

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