2018 / Architecture / Buildings

Playground Flavor

  • Photographer
    Guillaume Dutreix

Population of Hong Kong loves sport, and its part of their culture. Even old people continue practicing Qi Gong every morning at sunrise. At every corner of the streets, behind any tower block, you can find a playground, a tennis or football court and more frequently a basketball court. These playgrounds are part of the urban landscape and perfectly melt with this massive and colorful architecture. Those photographs illustrate this mix between urban culture and the extravagant architecture of this inordinate megalopolis.

French photographer based in Paris, he was born in 1982. He attended a business school (option: entrepreneur) where he started his own electronic music label, Archibell Records. Musician in the band Teenage Bad Girl, he has produced two albums and performed in over 200 concerts internationally, between 2007 and 2011. His passion for music grew out of his training as a percussionist. He discovered photography through his grandfather, a very advanced amateur, who had his own darkroom at home. Second discovery in 2007, with the purchase of his first non-digital Canon AE-1. He recently took a post