Posts Tagged ‘urban planning’

The Great Overload

The Great Overload

Hong Kong has long had one of the world’s best public transport systems. But trains and buses have been slowing down lately. Why is that happening, and can Hong Kong continue to live up to its reputation?

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Forgotten Memories

Forgotten Memories

Hong Kong’s heritage, like walled villages and old markets, can’t stay forever, so a group of young people are leading tours to share these overlooked stories with the public while they still can.

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The Public Private Paradox

The Public Private Paradox

A policy to integrate public spaces into private developments was first introduced in the 1980s in order to improve urban land use. But some privately owned public spaces are not user-friendly at all. Varsity visited some open spaces in heritage buildings and a private residential estate to take a look at some of the issues and problems.

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Street life or street obstruction?

Street life or street obstruction?

The government is proposing to tighten laws on street obstruction, but critics of the plan say the authorities should accommodate local features. Varsity visits black spots for street obstruction at Mong Kok’s flower market, Temple Street and Tai Ping Shan Street.

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