HK Honey directed by Kiku Ohe via Vimeo.

Hong Kong is a densely packed metropolitan area, cramming 7 million people into a collection of islands massing 426 square miles. (For comparison, New York City fits 8.1 million in a relatively petite 306 square miles.) The former British colony is a major finance center in Asia and is known as one of the world’s most vertical cities.

Now, a group of young designers is touting a more home-grown pursuit: beekeeping.