This video is part of the "Welcome to Hong Kong - Study on Verticality" series: bruchansky.name/2010/05/09/welcome-to-hong-kong-study-on-verticality/
It was made for the "Welcome to My Place" group: vimeo.com/groups/welcome
Unlike the size of a hill that has been set once and for all by nature, there are no limits for skyscrapers. You might think you are at the top, but you soon realise that it was only temporary. Higher standards for wealth and social status are being set, which paradoxically do not increase the number of people who can see the uninterrupted horizon. In a interesting argumentative twist, horizontality becomes more valuable than verticality: the uninterrupted horizon is all that matters.
Bleep sound by LS: freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=66982
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