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Signs of Unrest

Months of protests leave a mark on Hong Kong’s streetscapes.

By Chermaine Lee

Temporary barriers became a part of the Hong Kong streetscape after antigovernment protesters dismantled the existing metal fencing. Photo by Paul Zimmerman.

Until recently, gray metal railings have been a ubiquitous element of Hong Kong’s streetscape. Installed to delineate spaces for cars and pedestrians and enhance safety, the railings have multiplied over the past decade. Continue reading Signs of Unrest