The ‘Monster Building’ as its called for its conglomeration of five incredibly dense and stacked residential complexes, Yik Cheong Building and Montane Mansion are possibly the most well-known locations in Quarry Bay and definitely one of the most Instagrammed spots in Hong Kong.
Its sheer size is something which evokes all sorts of feelings in anyone standing down in the buildings courtyard. The numerous lines of perfectly symmetrical simple architectural elements seem as if they are infinite.
A perfect reflection of the city’s famed urban density, the photogenic architecture has been featured in Hollywood blockbusters like Ghost in the Shell and Transformers: Age of Extinction. Although a banner now tells visitors to ask permission before taking photos, many tourists choose to ignore this.
We did too so for anyone interested in the camera used to shoot this with, make sure to check out the new DJI Pocket 2 Gimbal Camera.