Hong Kong Doorways: Shuttered



Metal shutters are common in many cities; Hong Kong is no exception, especially since many of its shops lack doors altogether, making the shutter the only way to seal it up at night. Every so often, just after a store has closed or before it has opened, a small door is left open in the shutter for people to pass through. Peering inside, at a restaurant preparing for the evening or a lone person working late in a travel agency, feels a bit like spying.

This entry was written by Christopher DeWolf , posted on Tuesday July 29 2008at 06:07 pm , filed under Architecture, Asia Pacific and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink . Post a comment below or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

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