2016.8.28 | 電氣道 91 electric road
walk-up or tong lau have been quietly and rapidly wiped out at the fringe area of queen’s road east. this is one rare case, not only it is standing strongly, it has been recently renovated.
the choice of colour may not be conventional but one certainly good touch is to highlight the neatness of this type of architecture. the tall slim standing rectangle in the middle is framing the staircase which is the main public commuting area of the building. the residential spaces lie honestly and in balance on both sides. every home is given an equal sign of big square source of light and air aka windows.
one more characteristic of this building is that the shops at street level on both sides are tucked up. shops being a few steps up above street level are more commonly seen in sheung wan but here is the evident of this also exists in north point.