The Making of Hong Kong

The Making of Hong Kong

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This book investigates what the history of Hong Konga€™s urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism. The authors describe how the high-rise intensity of Hong Kong came about; how the forest of towers are in fact vertical culs de sac; and how the city might become truly a€˜volumetrica€™ with mixed activities through multiple levels and 3D movement networks incorporating a€˜town cubesa€™ rather than town squares. For more information, visit the authors' website: population would have been forty-eight. The configuration of the upper floors and the use of the central stair suggest that this design draws on Owena#39;s knowledge of house design in England. In separating shop from dwellings, and in makinganbsp;...

Title:The Making of Hong Kong
Author: Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, Thomas Kvan
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-03-01

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