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Go Where the Land Is

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The world population is moving into cities. Will we all fit? Phil and Stephen discuss what to do when the land runs out

In Hong Kong, Humankind Moves Back Into Caves

Hong Kong has the most skyscrapers in the world. But going high hasn’t addressed the chronic housing shortage in the city of 7.4 million, which also boasts the world’s priciest housing market. Surrounded almost entirely by the South China Sea, Hong Kong is running out of land. The government has proposed an unusual solution: Create new real estate with help from explosives.

Alternative (probably won’t work for Hong Kong)

Watch How Singapore Builds an Island Made from Trash

Other alternative: (definitely won’t work for Hong Kong.)

Go where the land is!!!

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