Raising land value has resulted in increasing scarcity of space, which forces specifically the lower classes to come up with rigorous ideas like these. Renting one cage home in Hong Kong costs about $167 (!) a month. The highest bunks are the cheapest. This example shows us the dark side of globalization. Globalization has winners – the flexible knowledge worker, the creative class -, and losers. Many losers.
“The cage can almost speak or bring out the message of how difficult and bitter life is for Hong Kong’s poorest.”