Hong Kong’s cityscape is dotted with building facades inspired by modernist architecture and adapted to suit local needs. From iconic landmarks to utilitarian industrial structures, Hong Kong-based German photographer Walter Koditek set out to create a record of the city’s post-war architectural heritage in the city, much of which can be seen at the “Hong Kong Modern Architecture of the 1950s-1970s” exhibition at Blue Lotus Gallery from January 14 to February 12.

Walter Koditek, ‘Jardine House P169’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘True Light Girls’ College P342D’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Murray Building P263’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Kowloon Flour Mills P217’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Chung Chi College Chapel P372’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre P402’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Oi Man Estate P060’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Cho Yiu Chuen P062’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Chan Shu Kui Memorial School P337’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Hong Kong City Hall P261’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘St. Ignatius Chapel. Wah Yan College P368’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.
Walter Koditek, ‘Hong Kong Club Building P193’, Hong Kong, courtesy of Blue Lotus Gallery.

Exhibition: January 14 – February 12 2023. Free entry. Event details here.
Venue: Blue Lotus Gallery, 28 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
Opening hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday and public holidays.

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