This publication presents the research on Hong Kong building types. It contains four chapters: Thoughts on the potential of a typological transfer by Emanual Christ and Christoph Gatenbein: Hong Kong in Zurich?; A photographic essay: Documenting the Urban Space; An historical insight by Hendrik Tieben: The Origin of Hong Kong Building Types; With a methodical introduction by Nele Dechmann: Hong Kong Typology. Illustrated with photographs and plans it offers the reader a fascinating look at buildings and urban design in Hong Kong. The book is part of the exhibition 'Hong Kong in Zurish. A Typological Transfer.